Diversity Opportunities

1Ls and 2Ls: ABA Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program

By |2018-10-25T10:19:25+00:00October 25th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search|

The ABA Business Law Section is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Diversity Clerkship Program. The Diversity Clerkship Program is a summer program that provides business law clerkship placements for qualified diverse first or second year law students. Participating clerks receive support and mentoring in the business law field and exposure to business practices. The [...]

Diversity Case Competition: Team Members Needed!

By |2018-10-18T11:46:10+00:00October 18th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Events|

The Office of Career Strategy and Employment is working to put together a team of three underrepresented minority, first year students who are interested in participating in the inaugural KMK Law Diversity Case Competition. The Diversity Case Competition takes place on January 18 and 19 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It will involve workshops, networking, and team [...]

CMBA Minority Clerkship Program: Information Session

By |2018-10-17T13:16:35+00:00October 18th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Events, Job Search|

Each year, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (“CMBA”) sponsors the Minority Clerkship Program. As the CMBA describes on its website: “[t]his program provides the opportunity for qualified minority law students to work as law clerks or summer associates in a firm, legal department or government agency at the end of their first year of law school. [...]

2018 Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair Diversity Scholarship

By |2018-10-01T16:30:11+00:00October 1st, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search, Networking|

In an effort to increase diversity at this year's Conference and Career Fair, Equal Justice Works is offering scholarships to those students who believe they will contribute positively to the diversity of the event. Students at Equal Justice Works member schools who live more than 50 miles outside of the Washington D.C metropolitan area are [...]

Accelerate 2018: Grow. Rise. Lead.

By |2018-10-01T15:33:30+00:00October 1st, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Knowledge, Networking, Professionalism|

The University of Nebraska College of Law, in partnership with Ms. JD, is hosting Accelerate 2018: Grow. Rise. Lead. on November 1-2, 2018. This conference is designed to bring together law students from across the Midwest to focus on developing professional skills and building strong networks that will help them succeed both as law students [...]

Apply for the Shook Scholars Institute

By |2018-09-21T11:58:00+00:00September 21st, 2018|Diversity Opportunities|

Shook Hardy & Bacon, LLP is launching a new intensive fellowship for minority and LGBTQ law students that will be hosted in Kansas City October 25-27. The Shook Scholars Institute is a diversity and inclusion development program that offers a select group of law students the opportunity to learn litigation and trial skills, leadership and [...]

Frost Brown Todd LLC Scholarship

By |2018-07-25T15:37:51+00:00July 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+00:00July 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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 [...]