Monthly Archives: May 2016

Upcoming Job Fairs

** Students interested in attending a job fair should contact the Career Services Office in order to discuss the possibility of assistance with registration and travel expenses.  Please contact Maria Comas at or 412-396-6279 for more information. **

Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) * August 5-6, 2016 * Kansas City, MO
Students who are interested in becoming part of Kansas City’s dynamic legal community should strongly consider attending this event.  Students who will be returning to school in August and those graduating in 2016 are eligible to attend the job fair, as employers will be interviewing for both summer and post-graduate positions.  The application deadline is June 24, 2016.   Additional information.

Boston Lawyers Group Job Fair for Law Students of Color * August 2, 2016 * Boston, MA
The BLG job fair provides members with access to qualified law students of color and assist them in implementing a well-rounded recruiting program and networking opportunities. Additional information and registration details can be found at (under the 2016 Job Fair tab).  The application deadline is July 4, 2016, by 11:59 p.m.

Lavender Law Career Fair * August 4-6, 2016 * Washington, D.C.
The National LGBT Bar Association’s annual Lavender Law Career Fair is designed to achieve a sense of community and inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) candidates within the legal profession’s recruiting efforts. By participating in the career fair, candidates will talk directly to LGBT-friendly recruiters from law firms, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and corporate legal departments.  Additional information.

Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair * September 9, 2016 * Boston, MA
The HNBA Career Fair is open to all law students. This year’s convention is poised to be one of the largest and most significant in HNBA’s history with numerous private and government employers from across the country attending. The Career Fair will provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to meet and interview with some of the nation’s most respected law firms, companies, and government agencies. The HNBA Career Fair is also a unique and cost-effective way to find future employment or internships.   Law Students may apply for a HNBA Career Fair Travel Stipend geared towards reimbursing expenses for travel and lodging for out-of-state students, which must be submitted by July 15, 2016.   Additional information about the fair, registration and HNBA travel stipend.

Equal Justice Works Annual Conference and Career Fair * October 28-29, 2016 * Arlington, VA
The Equal Justice Works annual Conference and Career Fair is the largest national public interest career fair in the country.  More than 1,200 students from 165 law schools attend for two days of interviews, workshops, networking, and other career opportunities.  Public interest employers conduct interviews for internship and full-time positions and meet with students in informal “table talk” settings to discuss public interest legal opportunities.  The Conference and Career Fair also feature workshops on various public interest careers and job search advice, resume and cover letter review, mock interviews, and more.  For more information visit

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