Each year, the EJW Conference and Career Fair brings together 1,200 law students with more than 125 public interest employers from around the country under one roof.
The EJW annual Conference and Career Fair is the largest national public interest legal career fair in the country. More than 1,200 students from 165 law schools attend for two days of interviews, workshops, networking and other career opportunities. Public interest employers conduct interviews for internship and full-time positions and meet with students in informal “table talk” settings to discuss public interest legal opportunities. The Conference and Career Fair also features workshops on various public interest careers and job search advice, resume and cover letter review, mock interviews, and more.
When: Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25, 2014!
Where: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center 5701 Marinelli Road Bethesda, MD 20852
|May 1 – September 4:||Employer registration and job posting|
|August 12 – September 16:||Student and recent graduate registration and application|
|August 12 – October 10:||Law school professional registration|
|September 17 – October 10:||Student and recent graduate registration (for those not applying for pre-scheduled interviews)|
|September 19 – October 2:||Employer application review and interviewee selection|
|October 3:||Last day to reserve a hotel room at our discounted rate|
|October 8:||Last day for students and recent graduates to accept/decline interview invitations|
|October 10:||Last day for students and recent graduates to cancel registration and request a full refund|
|October 24 – 25:||Equal Justice Works 2014 Conference and Career Fair|
If you have any questions about the Conference and Career Fair, please contact EJW via email.
You may register for the free webinar on Wednesday, July 16th to learn more about the Equal Justice Works (EJW) Fellowship Program and get application tips from the experts on EJW’s Fellowships Team. Immediately following the July 16 session, there will be a bonus webinar discussing medical-legal partnership projects, featuring Ellen Lawton of the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership.
Wednesday, July 16, 2 p.m. EDT:
Register for both webinars on the website.
The Fellowship Tips webinar also will be offered on August 13. Information about registering for this, and other, sessions will be available on the website soon.
If you have questions about Equal Justice Works Fellowships, please visit the website or contact EJW via email.]]>
AmeriCorps JD is looking for students who:
Service includes training and substantive work, and can include research or additional projects for an internship even though a student may not physically be in the office past the summer months.
Time is of the essence — students must start this month! If you are a law student currently at or planning an internship at an organization (including legal aid, public defender, nonprofit organizations, or local, county or state government agencies), please think of applying to AmeriCorps JD today.
If you would like additional clarification about the AmeriCorps JD program, please email AmeriCorps JD today.]]>
A Michigan based rising 3L student is seeking to sublet an apartment in Miami for the fall 2014 semester. Please contact the CDO to be put in touch with this individual.]]>
They are holding a Workers’ Compensation Law & Practice seminar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on August 1, 2014 and would like to offer 5 law students free scholarship-passes to this seminar. The students get a day-long overview of a particular aspect of the law, a seminar manual and an opportunity to network with practicing attorneys.
Students who wish to register can call 715-855-0495 or register online. Only current law students may take advantage of these passes and MUST provide their student id number or other proof of enrollment in order to register. All students must be pre-registered; no walk-ins will be allowed.
If you are interested in attending, please email Karen Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible so we can provide RPPTL with the names and contact information of the students who will be attending.
If you have any questions, please to contact either one of the following:
Guy S. Emerich: email@example.com (941) 505-9938
Phillip A. Baumann: firstname.lastname@example.org (813) 223-2201
Click here to register today — registration will be open until the end of the conference on June 27, but the sooner you register the sooner you will have access to all the interviews with experts like Marc Garfinkle- author of Solo Contendere- How To Go From Law School Into The Practice Of Law Without Getting A Job; Robert Armstrong, co-author of The E-Myth Attorney, and Jeena Cho- the “anxious lawyer”, who encourages incorporating mindfulness and meditation into the practice of law. Registration is free and you should not be asked to purchase anything. Click here to register.]]>
Bidding for the 2014 Washington D.C. Interview Program (WDCIP) is now open and will conclude on Thursday, July 3rd. University of Miami School of Law students who pre-registered for this job fair received an email with bidding instructions this week.
All Miami law students interested in this job fair who did not pre-register should contact Diane Quick of the CDO to receive the information and be added to the WDCIP mailing list.]]>
Recipients will be awarded a six-week, salaried 2L Summer Associate position for the summer of 2015 in one of the Firm’s offices. Additionally, each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid prior to the student’s third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses.
For complete eligibility criteria, instructions, and to apply for the Scholarship Program please visit the website.
If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Helen Beasley.
Weil will be accepting applications from potential Fellowship candidates from June 1, 2014 through July 15, 2014. An internal selection panel will evaluate all applications, considering such factors as overall commitment to diversity, work experience and academic achievement. Finalists will also be interviewed for the Fellowship after applications are submitted. The winner(s) will be announced in September 2014.
Weil 2L Diversity Fellows will receive a gift of a $10,000 non-renewable scholarship for their third year of law school (2015-2016), which is contingent upon accepting an offer of summer employment at Weil. The Firm expects to award up to two scholarships for the 2015-2016 law school year.
The Weil 2L Diversity Scholars Program application is available to apply online for students interested in applying for the 2L Fellowship. The application process is open to all law school students who fulfill the fellowship’s eligibility requirements.
To be considered for the Weil 2L Diversity Fellowship Program, please click here to complete and submit an online application.
Your completed online application package must include the following items:
Please note, while a law school transcript is required, some schools will not release first year grades by the application deadline. Please include the grades you have at the time of submission; you may update your online application by following the link you will receive in a confirmation email upon submission.
It is not necessary to apply to the summer associate program separately; this completed application denotes consideration for the entire summer program/scholarship package. In your personal statement, please discuss how you will contribute to diversity in the legal profession generally, including (to the extent applicable) such factors as:
To view website, click here.]]>