Below is a sampling of job fairs that are held annually in the summer. Carefully review information about each fair for complete details, including early-bird registration deadlines, fees, and application and interview processes.
|Career/Job Fair||City/State||Student Registration Opens||Student Registration Deadline||Fair Date|
|Local Diversity/Minority Fairs|
|Northwest Minority Job Fair||Virtual / Seattle, WA||Register here to attend||Webinar July 26, 2023: The Art of Interviewing: Techniques, Tips & Best Practices|
National Diversity/Minority Fairs
|Bay Area Diversity Career Fair||San Francisco, CA||Jan 2024|
|Boston Lawyers Group Diversity Job Fair||Boston, MA||May 30, 2023||Jun 30, 2023||Jul 19, 2023|
|Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair||Kansas City, MO||Jul 22, 2023||Aug 12, 2023|
|Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair||Virtual||May 2023||Jun 2023||Jun 10, 2023|
|Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair||Indianapolis, IN||Mar 27, 2023||Jun 6, 2023||Jul 24 & 25, 2023|
|Lavender Law Conference||Chicago, IL||Feb 2023||Registration open until the Fair.||Jul 24, 2023|
|Mid-Atlantic Black Law Students Association Job Fair||Virtual||Jul 16, 2023||Jul 22, 2023||August 5, 2023|
|Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference||Virtual||May 3, 2023||May 24, 2023||Aug 4, 2023|
|National Black Prosecutor’s Association (NBPA) Job Fair||Chicago, IL||Jul 14, 2023||August 15, 2023|
|Western Region Black Law Students Association (WRBLSA) Convention and Job Fair||Seattle, WA||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Public Service Fairs|
|Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair||Virtual Fair||Aug 3, 2023||Sep 12, 2023||Oct 12-14, 2023|
|NW Public Service Career Fair||Virtual Fair - Seattle and Portland||Nov 18, 2022||Jan 16, 2023||Seattle: Feb 3, 2023
Portland: Feb 4, 2023
|Additional Career/Job Fairs|
|Loyola Patent Law Interview Program||Chicago, IL||Feb 14, 2023||Mar 27, 2023||Jul 20 & 21, 2023|
|San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association Job Fair||San Francisco, CA||May 3, 2023||Jun 30, 2023||Jul 28, 2023|
|Veterans Legal Career Fair||Washington, DC||Apr 3, 2023||Apr 24, 2023||May 18 & 19, 2023|
CPD's On-Campus Interviewing Programs invite potential employers to campus to interview current students for summer and post-graduate positions. Fall OCI primarily focuses on 2L summer positions with local public and private employers. Spring OCI focuses on small and mid-sized law firms and companies seeking 1L, 2L, or 3L students for summer and post-graduate positions.
The NW Consortium of Law Schools sponsors this annual event at Seattle University, which includes morning Table Talk and afternoon interviews. Participating employers include: ACLU Washington, Center for Children & Youth Justice, Disability Rights Washington, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), King County Bar Association, NW Justice Project, Unemployment Law Project, and many more! A complete list of participating employers is available on the Northwest Public Service Career Fair webpage.
More than 100 fall, spring, and summer internships and post-graduate positions are available with federal government agencies through this program. Students can access more information about federal government positions through the Arizona Handbooks. Please contact Center for Professional Development for login information.
For more information on federal employment opportunities, please visit Job Search Resources > Government.
PMF is the premier program for leadership development in the Federal civil service providing up to two-year fully-paid, post-graduate Federal Government fellowships. Applications are submitted by students in their 3L year.