Hiring Programs & Job Fairs
On Campus Interviews
OCI is a CPD program for centralized application and interviewing, primarily focused on 2L summer jobs with large local employers.
Federal Honors Program
More than 100 fall, spring and summer internships and permanent positions are available with a variety of agencies within the federal government through the Federal Honors Program.
Presidential Management Fellows Program
The Presidential Management Fellows Program is the premier program for leadership development in the Federal civil service providing two-year, fully-paid, Federal Government fellowships.
1L Diversity Program
A number of local firms sponsor 1L Minority/Diversity summer programs as part of their diversity efforts.
2012 Northwest Public Service Career Fair
SU Law is one of 11 schools that participate in the Pacific Northwest Public Interest Job Fair. In 2012, the Fair will be held Friday, February 3 at Seattle University School of Law, in Seattle, WA, and Saturday, February 4 at Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, OR. More information, including a list of participating employers, is available at the Lewis and Clark Web site.
Sixth Annual Seattle University School of Law Solo, Small, and Mid-Sized Firm Information, Networking, and Career Fair
On Tuesday, March 6, 2012, the Center for Professional Development will host a career fair geared toward a job search with smaller and mid-sized firms. Last year, students secured jobs, found mentors, learned about specific fields of law, and connected with members of the bar in a relaxed setting. During the fair, employers will meet with students to discuss their practices and how to effectively develop opportunities within the profession. The fair provides a unique opportunity to connect with members of the bar in a casual setting and develop relationships with attorneys practicing in a diverse variety of specialties. Students can sign up to participate in Symplicity.
Beyond the Traditional Fair
On Thursday, March 29, 2012, SU will host the Second Annual Beyond the Traditional Fair. Employers working in a variety of industries where the JD degree is highly valued will be available to share how they developed their career. Potential participants include people doing risk management, regulatory analysts, policy analysts, legal publishing, HR for major corporations, Federal Agents, as well as many others. If you are considering a career outside the traditional practice of law, then the fair is not to be missed. Students can sign up to participate in Symplicity.
Equal Justice Works Public Service Career Fair
In 2011, the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair will be held October 23-24 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Last year, Seattle University School of Law sent fourteen students to the conference and fair. See www.equaljusticeworks.org for more information and come see us in CPD about attendance.
National Black Law Students Association National Job Fair
Sponsor: NBLSA. NLBSA will host seven regional job fairs across the country in August and September. For complete information about the NBLSA National Job Fair, visit www.nblsajobfair.org.
Lavendar Law Conference
Sponsors: The National Lesbian and Gay Law Association. The 2012 Conference and Career Fair will be held August 23-25 in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit http://www.lgbtbar.org/annual/.
Impact Career Fair for Law Students and Attorneys with Disabilities
Sponsors: Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law. The 2009 IMPACT Career Fair will be held on August 7, at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, VA. Registration deadline is July 1. The Fair is open to law students and attorneys nationwide from the Classes of 2011 and earlier. To register, go to www.law.arizona.edu/Career/Impact/welcome.cfm.