SEMJF Bidding Ends on 5/31!


*For students that have pre-registered to attend the Southeastern Minority Job Fair.

Logon to upload your documents and submit your applications to employers seeking your class year. The deadline for submitting applications to employers and uploading documents is 11:58 PM Eastern Time on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. *As there are many law schools and employers participating, please do not wait until a few hours prior to the Tuesday, May 31 deadline to upload documents/submit applications. There is the high likelihood that Symplicity, like any other website, may slow down due to the volume of submissions as the deadline approaches, and you could get bumped off. Unfortunately, if this occurs, you will not be able to submit applications at a later date.

Click here to access SEMJF Symplicity. After logging in, be sure to fill in your “profile”. From there, you will be able to view and bid on employers from the “SEMJF Submission/Interviews” tab.  If you are having trouble logging onto the site, contact your school’s Career Services Office for assistance.

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  • Students are prohibited from contacting employer recruiting personnel directly. Any questions regarding the fair should be directed to your Career Services Office;
  • Deadlines are strictly enforced. Please make sure to review the Timeline very carefully and make note of all dates and deadlines. If any deadline is missed, you will be ineligible to participate in SEMJF;
  • The maximum number of employers you may apply to is 20;


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Register for the Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair


The 12th Annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) will be held August 5-6, 2016, 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 the job fair, as employers will be interviewing for both summer and post-graduate positions. 

The HDLJF is the result of Kansas City’s leading law firms, legal associations, and corporate legal departments coming together to encourage law students to practice law in Kansas City.  The HDLJF is designed to expose law students of diverse backgrounds to both traditional and non-traditional legal employers.  In addition, the event is a great way to network and learn more about living in this wonderful city. 

The HDLJF will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.  It will kick off with an evening Welcome Reception on Friday, August 5th at the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.  The Saturday August 6th, schedule includes a continental breakfast, interviews from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and a luncheon at which participants will be greeted and addressed by a special Keynote Speaker. 

Students can register on-line at For more information, please visit:

All 2L (Graduating in 2018) and 3L (Graduating in 2017) Law Students and Recent Law Grads (Graduating in 2016) are invited to participate regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, age and veteran status.


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Registration Open: Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

12th Annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair | Sponsored by The Bar Association of San Francisco and underwritten by Orrick.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
750 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA

The Bay Area Diversity Career Fair attracts hiring representatives from the most prominent law firms, government legal departments, and nonprofit organizations. Only law students who have completed their first year of law school by the time of the interviews are eligible to participate. Openings are for 2017 2L summer associate positions. Please feel free to forward this invitation to your fellow 1Ls.

Registration begins on:
Monday, May 16
The registration site can be found here.

Registration and bidding deadline:
Sunday, June 12
11:59 p.m. PST

A welcome reception for registered students and employers will be held on:
Friday, July 22 at 6:00 p.m.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
The Orrick Building
405 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 (map)

For questions, please contact:
Erica Bailey | Simah Bargzie | Michelle Lockhart
Bay Area Diversity Career Fair Project Managers

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2016 Delaware Minority Job Fair

5515610ed2525_imageThe Delaware Minority Job Fair Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association invites students at W&L Law to apply for an invitation to participate in the 2016 Delaware Minority Job Fair for Second- and Third-Year Law Students, to be held on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Widener University Delaware Law School (Wilmington, Delaware campus).

The Job Fair was founded by a consortium of Delaware law firm, corporate, and public sector/interest legal employers interested in promoting diversity and inclusion in the Delaware bar by encouraging interested second- and third-year law students to explore summer and full-time opportunities to work in Delaware.

The Job Fair, an invitation-only event, is limited to students who will be in their second or third year of law school (or their extended division equivalent) during the 2016-17 academic year.  While diverse law students are the focus of this event, the Job Fair accepts applications from all interested students. The Job Fair begins each year with a networking breakfast, continues with brief remarks about Delaware’s legal community and practice, and concludes after a half-day of interviews.

Interviewing employers, Job Fair sponsors, and distinguished members of the Delaware bench and bar attend the networking breakfast to mingle and share information with the invited students.  The Job Fair differs from many other job fairs in that students must be invited to attend rather than simply registering and attending.  In return, invited students receive considerably more individualized attention than is possible at most larger job fairs. Students pre-selected by two or more employers will receive an invitation to attend the Job Fair by early July and be asked to accept or decline their interview invitations by mid-July.

Invited students must make their own arrangements to travel to Wilmington, Delaware to attend the Job Fair.  As funds permit, the Job Fair plans to reimburse reasonable, documented student travel expenses.  If sufficient funds are not available to cover all expenses, students will be reimbursed on a percentage basis.

Submit your applications to the Job Fair’s Symplicity recruiting site: (a partnership site between the Delaware Minority Job Fair and the Philadelphia Area Diversity Job Fair).

The NEW application deadline is by 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.  Please direct any questions about the Job Fair to the Job Fair Administrator at or (302) 651-3246.

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ABA – First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition

The ABA Forum on Communications Law invites qualified law students to apply to participate in the Ninth Annual First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition

The Semi-Final and Final Rounds of the Competition will be held during the Forum on Communications Law’s 22nd Annual Conference, which will take place on February 9-11, 2017, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Travel and accommodations are paid for semi-finalists.
$5,000 total in cash prizes will be awarded.

This outstanding competition is open to minority law students interested in the practice of media law.

  • Open to current 1Ls and 2Ls who are members of a national or local minority law student organization; there is no requirement to be on a law school’s moot court board
  • There is no fee to apply
  • Every student who advances to the quarter-final round will be paired with a practicing media law attorney for MENTORING during the competition and career advice
  • All semi-finalists receive round-trip transportation, hotel for 4 nights, meals and complimentary registration to attend the Forum on Communications Law 22nd Annual Conference
  • During the Annual Conference, there will be numerous opportunities to network with prominent practicing media law attorneys and judges and to attend media law seminars
  • Semi-finalists’ résumés will be distributed to all Annual Conference attendees
  • Each member of the winning team will receive $750.00
  • Each member of the team with the highest brief score will receive $1,000.00
  • The finalist with the highest score for the final round of oral argument will receive $1,500.00

Apply individually or as a team; team members may attend the same or different law schools.  Each person must submit a résumé, a short writing sample and a 500 word response to a media law hypothetical posed in the application.

FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016.  All entrants will be notified whether they advance by Friday, June 24, 2016.

For more information and official Competition Rules, visit the Moot Court Competition webpage.

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Twitter Chat @2pm – Federal Govt/Consider a Career in Public Service

Ever wonder what it’s like to work for the federal government? Join the Partnership for Public Service and Young Government Leaders today from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST for a Twitter chat on why millennials should consider a career in public service.

Tweet your questions about how to navigate the hiring process and land a federal job to @RPublicService with the hashtag #AskGoGov. During the chat, young federal employees will answer your questions and will talk about why they chose to #GoGov!

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Federal Student Loan Repayment Info from Access Group


Access Group has published a new booklet to help students learn to manage their student loan repayment and set them on a path to a bright financial future.

The Road to Zero is full of the information you need to better understand loan repayment options and choose a plan that best fits your needs. Like all our resources, this publication is available free of charge, both in print and as a shareable link on their website.

Provided by Access Group

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