Diversity Job Fairs & Recruitment Programs

SUNBELT MINORITY RECRUITMENT PROGRAM

The Sunbelt Minority Recruitment Program is held in Dallas, Texas every summer.  Law Schools from Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana sponsor this one-day job fair.  Typically, employers representing private practice, corporations and the government sector will interview for 2L summer positions, 3L permanent positions, and recent graduate permanent positions through the program.

How to Apply:  Registration takes place on the Sunbelt Symplicity website.  If you have never used this site before, you will need to register first before you can participate in the recruitment program.

Website:

  • https:///law-sunbelt-csm-symplicity.com/students

Bidding Dates:  June 9, 2017 – June 22, 2017 (deadline is at 5:00 pm)

Event Date:  July 28, 2017

LEGAL DIVERSITY CAREER FAIR

The Vault/MCCA Legal Diversity Career Fair will provide minority, female, LGBT, and candidates with disabilities the opportunity to meet and network with recruiters from law firms and government agencies who are firmly committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession.

Website:

  • http://vaultcom.wix.com/ldcf/ldcf

HEARTLAND DIVERSITY LEGAL JOB FAIR

The Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair is held in Kansas City, Missouri every summer.  Employers will interview for 2L summer clerkships and for permanent positions for 3Ls after graduation.

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NATIONAL BLACK PROSECUTORS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE & JOB FAIR

The National Black Prosecutors Association Conference & Job Fair is held in Memphis, Tennessee every summer.  The Job Fair will provide a unique forum where law students, recent law graduates, and experienced attorneys from across the nation can meet and interview with prospective prosecutorial employers at the local, state, and federal levels.

Website:

  • www.blackprosecutors.org

LAVENDER LAW CAREER FAIR AND CONFERENCE

The Lavender Law Career Fair & Conference is held every summer.  Every year, the sharpest legal minds in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community gather at the National LGBT Bar Association’s annual conference and career fair.  Hundreds of practicing attorneys, dozens of scholars, over 500 students and many leading members of the judiciary, all in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, are expected to attend.

Website:

  • www.lgbtbar.org/annual/career-fair/

HISPANIC NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION AND CAREER FAIR

The Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Convention will be held in Kansas City, MO.  Job seekers will have time to share their resumes at the Career Fair featuring representations from AmLaw firms, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies.

Website:

  • https://hnba.com/2017-annual-convention/

1L LCLD (LEADERSHIP COUNCIL ON LEGAL DIVERSITY) SCHOLARS PROGRAM

The 1L LCLD (Leadership Council on Legal Diversity) Scholars Program is designed to strengthen the legal pipeline by expanding the number of opportunities for diverse first-year law students.  The program offers students the opportunity to spend their summer working side-by-side with attorneys from Am Law 350 law firms and Fortune 500 legal departments and participate in a three day summit designed exclusively for 1L LCLD Scholars, which includes panel discussions, distinguished speakers, and networking opportunities.

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