Take advantage of these opportunities
Northeastern students can participate in a number of job fairs and recruitment programs for diversity students. All programs, dates, and deadlines are announced in "News of the Week" as soon as information is received. Below are descriptions and information on the more popular job fairs in which our students are invited to participate. Be sure to read the "Career Services News of the Week" posted on the WeBoard each week for additional programs and updated information. If you have questions, please contact the Center for Co-op and Professional Advancement.BLSA Job Fairs for Minority Students
All students of color are invited to participate in BLSA job fairs. NBLSA host 7 regional job fairs across the country. One in each of the following regions: Southern Region, Northeast Region, Mid-Atlantic Region, Midwest Region; and three in theWestern Region. Each regional job fair will be attended by some of the country’s most prestigious law firms, as well as public interest groups, non-profits and corporations. The job fairs take place in various regions on dates beginning in late August through mid September. Visit the webpage for more information on dates and deadlines.
Boston Lawyers Group (BLG) Boston Job Fair for Students of Color
2L and 3L students of color are eligible to participate. The BLG is a consortium of more than 40 of the largest law firms (and a few government agencies, and corporations in Boston). For more information visit,
Delaware Minority Job Fair for First-year Law Students
1Ls are eligible to participate. Organized by a consortium of the Delaware State Bar Association's Committee for Diversity in the Legal Profession and legal employers interested in recruiting talented minority lawyers. Registration information is available in the Office of Career Services in November. The Job Fair takes place in Wilmington, DE in January. Contact the Career Services Office for more information.
Delaware Minority Job Fair for Second and Third-year Law Students
2Ls and 3Ls are eligible to participate. Organized by a consortium of the Delaware State Bar Association's Committee for Diversity in the Legal Profession and legal employers interested in recruiting talented minority lawyers. Registration information is available in the Office of Career Services in March. Registration deadline is in April. The Job Fair takes place in Wilmington, DE in August. Contact the Career Services Office for more information.
DuPont Minority Job Fair
2Ls and 3Ls are eligible to participate. There are three locations for the job fair. Students can choose: Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; and Wilmington, DE. The job fairs take place in August. Registration information is available in the Office of Career Services in April. Contact the Career Services Office for more information.
The HDLJF was created for one particular purpose-more diverse lawyers in Kansas City. The job fair is designed to expose law students of diverse backgrounds to internships, summer associate positions and full-time employment to both the traditional and non-traditional legal employer. Information is available in May. Registration deadline is in July. Visit their webpage for more information - http://www.heartlanddiversity.org/
Hispanic National Bar Association Job Fair
2Ls and 3Ls are eligible to participate. The HNBA Annual Convention & Job Fair take places in various locations at various times in the fall. Registration information is available online at www.hnba.com or contact the Career Services Office.
IMPACT Career Fair for Law Students and Attorneys with Disabilities
Disabled law students and graduates from law schools across the country are invited to submit materials to employers for pre-screening for summer clerkships and associate positions. The Career Fair is held in August in Arlington, VA. Please visit their webpage http://www.law.arizona.edu/impact for more information and registration.
Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair
The annual conference of National Lesbian and Gay Law Association. Over 400 candidates and 126 recruiters representing private firms and public organizations from all over the country were present at last year's Career Fair in Washington, DC. The Career Fair is held in September at various locations across the country. Visit their webpage for more information - http://www.lavenderlaw.org.
Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference
2Ls and 3Ls are eligible to participate. The MMRC is held in Minneapolis, MN in September. Top legal employers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area are invited each year to interview candidates at the Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference. Registration information is available in the Office of Career Services in April. Information regarding the conference is also available at http://www.tcc-mmrc.org/
The goal of the NBPA Job Fair is to promote diversity in prosecutors' offices by providing a forum where prospective employers can easily access highly qualified minority candidates from across the country. The job fair provides a unique forum where law school students, recent law school graduates and experienced attorneys from across the nation can meet and interview for prospective prosecutorial employers at the local, state and federal levels. Registration is in the Spring and the Job Fair takes place in July. For more information, please visit www.blackprosecutors.org.
Northwest Minority Job Fair
2Ls and 3Ls are eligible to participate. This year's job fair will be held on Saturday, September 15th, 2007 at the office of Williams Kastner in Seattle, Washington. Participants include legal employers from mainly Washington State and Oregon. The Office of Career Services receives Job Fair information in the March. The registration deadline is April 13th. Additional information is available at www.nwmjf.org.
For a list of last year’s participants visit their website www.nwmjf.org. The registration form and additional information and resources are available at www.nwmjf.org
Legal Diversity Career Fair
Vault and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) host 3 legal diversity career fairs in August. The locations of the career fairs are New Orleans, New York & San Francisco. Students will have the opportunity to gain exposure to over 100 legal employers from across the U.S. (attending the 3 events) as well as valuable educational content through presentations, panel discussions, and interactive sessions focused on interviewing, career options, associate life, women & minority law leaders and more. For additional details on the events please visit http://www.vault.com/legaldiversity.