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||Seattle, WA||Postponed until 2021|
National Diversity/Minority Fairs
|Bay Area Diversity Career Fair||San Francisco, CA||May 20, 2020||June 23, 2020||July 26 – 27, 2020|
|Boston Lawyers Group Diversity Job Fair||Boston, MA||Due to COVID-19, the annual diversity job fair is postponed until winter 2021.|
|Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair||Kansas City, MO||Now open||Early Bird Registration: May 15, 2020||July 25, 2020|
|Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair||VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR||Now open||July 17, 2020||August 5-6, 2020|
|Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair||Indianapolis, IN||Feb 28, 2020||June 15, 2020||August 10, 2020|
|Lavender Law Conference||Virtual Fair||January 3, 2020||August 11, 2020||August 12-14, 2020|
|Minnesota Minority Recruiting Conference and Job Fair||Minneapolis, MN||Not scheduled in 2020|
|National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) National Jobs Fair||UCLA/Los Angeles, CA||April 1||June 30||August 3, 2019|
|National Black Prosecutor’s Association Job Fair||Chicago, IL||Now Open||August 15-21, 2020|
|Rocky Mountain Legal Diversity Career Fair||Not scheduled in 2020|
|Western Region Black Law Students Association Convention and Job Fair||Seattle, WA||TBD||TBD||January 6 -10, 2021|
|Public Service Fairs|
|Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair||TBA||August 2020||October 22-24, 2020|
|NW Public Service Career Fair||Virtual Fair||TBD||TBD||February 5, 2021|
|Additional Career/Job Fairs|
|Loyola Patent Law Interview Program||Virtual Fair||August 5, 2020||August 27, 2020||January 14 & 15, 2021|
|San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association Job Fair||Virtual Fair||May 1, 2020||July 18, 2020||August 1, 2020|
|Veterans Legal Career Fair||Not scheduled in 2020|
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.
Friday, February 5, 2021
Seattle University – Virtual Fair
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 page.
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.