Diversity Opportunities

Frost Brown Todd LLC Scholarship

By | 2018-07-25T15:37:51+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Fellowships & Funding|

Frost Brown Todd LLC invites qualified candidates to apply for its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program, open to all underrepresented law students including but not limited to African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian, Native American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, multi-racial, and LGBT students. All female law students are also eligible, regardless of [...]

Midwest Diversity Career Fair: Applications Open Monday, 7/30

By | 2018-07-25T10:07:34+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search|

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA), through its Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and in partnership with the Midwest Region of the National Black Law Students Association, is co-sponsoring the second annual Midwest Diversity Career Fair on Friday, August 24 at the CMBA. The Career Fair is open to 2L and 3L students as well as [...]

14th Annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF)

By | 2018-04-24T11:08:15+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities|

The 14th Annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) will be held August 10-11, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri.  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 May are eligible to attend [...]

DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship – April 10 Deadline

By | 2018-04-05T09:52:20+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Fellowships & Funding|

DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program, open to rising (2018–19) second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, LGBT and multi-racial students. All rising second- and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Any other rising second- and third-year law students who come from backgrounds that [...]

Reminder: 1L CMBA Minority Clerkship Application

By | 2018-01-10T15:49:19+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Featured Job|

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Minority Clerkship Program provides an opportunity for historically underrepresented racially and ethnically diverse first year law students to secure summer work experiences at local employers. The application is due on January 19, and is available on the CMBA Diversity & Inclusion Committee website.

Damali Booker 1L Minority Job Fair

By | 2017-12-21T10:02:00+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search|

Attention 1L & 2LE Students! The NBA's annual Damali Booker 1L Minority Job Fair will be held on Saturday, January 27, at Waller in Nashville, TN. The event will kick off with a reception for all candidates and participating employers on Friday, January 26, at 5:30pm (also at Waller). 2018 JOB FAIR TIMELINE The Job Fair recruits aspiring, [...]

Holiday 1L and Diversity Receptions – Upcoming RSVP Deadlines

By | 2017-12-19T14:21:54+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Diversity Opportunities, Networking|

Winter Break is a wonderful time to rest, relax, and recover from finals. It is also a great time to try some networking to move forward your career development and job search strategy. Fortunately, some employers host events during the Winter Break timeframe that are designed to introduce law students (usually first-year law students and/or [...]

11/8 @ 4:30 pm: CMBA Minority Clerkship Program Info Session

By | 2017-11-06T11:13:11+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Diversity Opportunities, Events, Job Search|

The Minority Clerkship Program is a 1L summer clerkship program run by the CMBA's Diversity & Inclusion Committee. The CMBA's VP for Diversity & Inclusion, Greg Guice, and C|M alumna Nancy Walker will be here on Wednesday, November 8, at 4:30 pm to share information about the program, including important dates and deadlines, and to [...]

1L Diversity Hiring Programs

By | 2017-10-30T16:44:54+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search|

As part of the ABA's call to increase diversity in the legal profession, many organizations have created 1L Diversity Fellowship or Scholarship programs. Many of those programs come with an opportunity for summer employment, as well. These programs are competitive and deadlines are frequently in December or January of each year. If you are interested [...]

Norman S. Minor 2017 Law Student Summit for Success: Register by Friday 9/1

By | 2017-08-30T12:50:29+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Diversity Opportunities, Events|

The Norman S. Minor Bar Association will present the Law Student Summit for Success on September 16, 2017.  The Summit is open to diverse Northeast Ohio law students who are traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. It will feature various panel discussions that will give law students advice from legal professionals on how best to [...]