Fall Recruiting Programs
Fall 2012 recruiting begins on August 15, 2012
- Fall Recruiting Orientation
- Fall Recruiting: Guide to Symplicity
- Fall Recruiting: Introduction to Interviewing
- No Show Policy
- PS Law Net Fellowship and Public Interest
- Beyond OCI
Job Fair Opportunities
Florida International University College of Law participates in numerous job fairs. These programs give students increased access to a broad range of employers and help accommodate employers unable to travel to the law school for on-campus interviews.
The Boston Lawyers Group Job Fairs, Boston, MA and Washington, D.C.
Held in September, these job fairs are for students of color interested in working in Boston for their post-graduate career. There is a reception the evening before each job fair which students are strongly encouraged to attend. For more information, please visit thebostonlawyersgroup.com or contact Randee Godofsky Breiter.
The Delaware Minority Job Fair, Wilmington, DE
Held in August, the purpose of this job fair is to increase diversity in the Delaware bar. For more information, please contact Randee Godofsky Breiter.
Equal Justice Works Career Fair and Conference, Washington, D.C.
Held in October, this program is the largest event of its kind in the country and typically brings together over 200 public interest employers and over 1,000 students. For more information, please visit equaljusticeworks.org or contact Randee Godofsky Breiter.
Florida Bar Solo and Small Firm Conference and Interview Program
Held in March. Open to all students, December and May graduates interested in interviewing with small firms in Florida. For more information, contact Ana Bierman.
Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair, Kansas City, MO
Held in mid-September. The Job Fair is designed to expose law students of diverse backgrounds to both the traditional and non-traditional legal employer. Law firms and legal organizations have come together to encourage students to make Kansas City their first choice. For more information, please visit heartlanddiversity.org or contact Randee Godofsky Breiter.
Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair
IMPACT Legal Recruitment Program for Law Students with Disabilities, Washington, D.C.
Held in Mid-September and sponsored by University of Arizona Rogers College of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, State Bar of Arizona Committee on Persons with Disabilities in the Legal Profession and the American Association of People with Disabilities. Open to law students and attorneys with disabilities. For more information, please visit law.arizona.edu/impact or contact Randee Godofsky Breiter.
Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair, Indianapolis, IN
Held in August. Open to 2L students who represent all aspects of diversity and are looking for a one-of-a-kind legal community in a Midwestern city. Two scholarships will also be awarded. For more information, contact Ana Bierman.
Lavender Law Career Fair
Held in August and sponsored by the Lavender Law conference. The Career Fair, held for 2L and 3L lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, features private firms and public organizations from all over the country. For more information, visit lavenderlaw.org or contact Randee Godofsky Breiter.
Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference, Minneapolis, MN
National Black Law Students Association Job Fairs
Held throughout August and September in Cleveland, OH, Seattle, WA, New York, NY, Washington, D.C., Birmingham, AL, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA and Houston, TX. For more information, please visit nblsa.org or contact Ana Bierman.
The National Black Prosecutors Association Job Fair
Northwest Minority Job Fair, Seattle, WA
Held in August and hosted by K&L Gates. The mission of the job fair is to foster access to employment opportunities for historically underrepresented persons in the practice of law and to provide a networking forum for legal employers and minority law students. For more information, email email@example.com or contact Ana Bierman.
Patent Law Job Fair, Chicago, IL
Held in July and sponsored by Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Most of the employers attending this job fair require that students be eligible for, or have passed, the patent bar examination. Deadline to register is in February. Information will be available in January. For more information, please visit http://www.luc.edu/law/career/patent_students.html or contact Ana Bierman.
Public Service Career & Internship Fair, Washington, DC
Held in July, this fair is dedicated to providing summer interns in Washington, D.C., students—both graduate and undergraduate, and recent graduates with access to agency representatives, and information about their agencies’ missions and available positions. For more information, please visit: makingthedifference.org/federaljobs or contact Randee Godofsky Breiter.
Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair, Broomfield, CO
Held in mid-September and open to student and recent graduates of any U.S. law school. Legal employers attending the RMDLCF seek to hire law students and recent graduates from culturally diverse backgrounds that have been traditionally underrepresented in the practice of law in the Rocky Mountain region. These include law students and recent graduates who are ethnic or racial minorities and/or gay or lesbian. For more information, please visit rmdlcf.com or contact Ana Bierman.
Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair (SIPJF), Atlanta, GA
Held in August and features employers seeking applicants interested in practicing intellectual property law. Deadline to register is in April and information will be available in the spring. For more information, please visit http://law.gsu.edu/careers/SIPJF or contact Ana Bierman.
Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF), Atlanta, GA
Held in late July, this is one of the largest job fairs in the country. Deadline to register is in May. Students must pre-register in April in order to receive information about this job fair. For more information, please visit http://www.semjf.org/Students.html or contact Ana Bierman.
Vault/MCCA Legal Diversity Career Fairs, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco
Held in August. Open to rising 2Ls, 3Ls and graduates. For more information, contact Ana Bierman.