Equal Justice Works 2012 Conference and Career Fair

Friday, October 26 & Saturday, October 27, 2012
Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

The Equal Justice Works annual Conference and Career Fair is the largest public interest career fair in the country. It is the only event where you’ll find more than 1,200 public interest-minded students representing 200 law schools from across the country coming together to explore career options with leading nonprofit organizations and government agencies.  The Conference and Career Fair provides access to job opportunities for law students; connects employers with talented attorneys and law students; and offers a multitude of skill-building and career advising sessions with experts from around the country. Our conference continues to be an unparalleled networking opportunity for students, law school professionals and legal professionals.

This year’s keynote speaker is Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Student/Recent Graduate Registration Opens August 15

NOTE: Due to NALP guidelines, 1L students are not eligible to interview with employers during the Equal Justice Works Career Fair. However, 1L students may informally talk to employers during Table Talk on Friday and Saturday.

Important Dates
September 13: deadline to register and submit resumes for employer consideration
October 4: deadline for employers to post interview selections
October 11: deadline for selected candidates to accept or decline interviews
October 11: deadline to register for conference attendance (workshops and Table Talk participation only, no interviews)
October 16: deadline to cancel registration with full refund

Registration fee: $25 per student/recent graduate

LCS NOTE: Law Career Services will cover the first ten (10) online registration fees for those who subsequently attend the conference. Please print and submit copies of your registration/payment confirmation to Carol North in Law Career Services (Sarkeys Suite 216) for reimbursement.

PCDC – Sunbelt Minority Recruitment Program

Friday, August 24, 2012
Crowne Plaza Suites Dallas Park Central
Dallas, TX

Interested OCU LAW students and recent graduates are directed to review the program details and registration instructions located in Symplicity. Open the PCDC Job Listings module and search on Job ID 7156.

Questions may be directed to Carol North, PCDC Job Fair Administrator.

PCDC Job of the Day – Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Tulsa Association of Young Lawyers 2012 Summer Judicial Intern Program
The Tulsa Association of Young Lawyers invites first and second year law students to apply for this summer’s YLD Judicial Intern Program. Judges from Tulsa-area Civil, Criminal, Probate, and Family Courts will be participating.

The application deadline is June 8, so interested students should log into Symplicity without delay to review the program details and application process. Search the PCDC Job Listings module for Job ID 7144.

PCDC – Bidding Deadline for Fall On-Campus Recruiting

The Fall 2012 2L on-campus recruiting season begins on Monday, August 6, 2012. The deadline to submit online applications for employer consideration is midnight on the evening of Monday, July 16, 2012.

More information will be posted on the Symplicity home page dashboard and in the On-Campus Recruiting module. Employers are beginning to book their interview dates now, so please keep any eye on your Symplicity account for periodic updates. Questions may be directed to Carol North, PCDC On-Campus Recruitment Program Administrator.

PCDC – St. Louis Diversity Job Fair

When: August 3-4, 2012
Where: Saint Louis, MO

Eligible for Participation: OCU School of Law students in the graduating classes of 2013 and 2014.

The primary goal of the Fair is to attract a diverse group of 2L and 3L students to the metropolitan St. Louis legal community, encourage them to practice law in the area, and become an integral part of our community. The Job Fair steering committee has invited law firms, corporations, and government agencies from all over the nation.

Program information, registration details, and applicable hard deadlines for participation may be located in the Symplicity PCDC Job Listings database – Job ID 7096.

Questions may be directed to Carol J. North, PCDC Job Fair Administrator.

Job of the Day – Friday, March 16, 2012

Legal Internship Opportunities
Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General (Oklahoma City, OK)

The AG’s Office is soliciting resumes for paid Summer and Fall internships. The program is designed to give students firsthand experience in working on challenging projects and cases involving criminal and civil law. Applications must be submitted online. For further details, application instructions and deadline to apply, please log into Symplicity and search the PCDC Job Listings module for Job ID 7031.

*The application deadline is the end of this month, so interested students should not delay.