Diversity Opportunities

Consider attending one or more of these Diversity Job Fairs

By |2019-02-12T10:37:08-04:00February 12th, 2019|Diversity Opportunities, Events, Job Search|

Cook County Bar Association 2019 Minority Law Student Job Fair Students graduating in 2020 and 2021 are eligible to participate in this fair, which takes place at the Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown/Lakefront on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Registration is open to all diverse students, including racial, ethnic, and LGBTQ+ minority students. To register, follow [...]

DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship

By |2019-02-04T11:43:15-04:00February 4th, 2019|Diversity Opportunities, Fellowships & Funding|

$10,000 Scholarship Awards Available DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship Program, open to rising (2019–20) 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 [...]

Registration Now Open for 2019 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair

By |2019-01-02T10:04:24-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Diversity Opportunities, Events, Job Search, Knowledge, Networking|

The LGBT Bar's 2019 Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair will be held August 7-9 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Registration is now open. The 2018 Career Fair included almost 190 recruiters representing law firms, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Learn more and register at https://lgbtbar.org/annual/

Latham & Watkins: Diversity Leadership Academy

By |2018-12-03T13:55:54-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search, Networking|

The 2019 Diversity Leadership Academy, taking place from March 29-31, 2019 in San Francisco, brings together Latham lawyers and summer associates from around the globe and talented first-year law students from across the United States. The program seeks to develop and empower future leaders of the legal profession and create community among  lawyers, recruits, and 1L [...]

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

By |2018-10-25T10:19:25-04:00October 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 |2018-10-18T11:46:10-04:00October 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 |2018-10-17T13:16:35-04:00October 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 |2018-10-01T16:30:11-04:00October 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 |2018-10-01T15:33:30-04:00October 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 |2018-09-21T11:58:00-04:00September 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 [...]