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Hours:
MWThF 8am-5pm
Tuesday 8am-5pm

Career Development Office
4604 Calhoun Road
Bates Law Building, Suite 8
Houston, Texas 77204-6054
Phone: 713-743-2090
Fax: 713-743-2091
lawcareer@uh.edu

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Meet the Staff CDO Past Events

Hours:
MWThF 8am-5pm
Tuesday 8am-5pm

Career Development Office
4604 Calhoun Road
Bates Law Building, Suite 8
Houston, Texas 77204-6054
Phone: 713-743-2090
Fax: 713-743-2091
lawcareer@uh.edu

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Off-Campus Recruiting

Throughout the year, several schools across Texas and beyond hold job fairs for various practice areas. See the list below. Please note: Job fair event and registration dates are subject to change. Bidding and registration are generally a month (or more) before the job fair. Please contact your counselor if you have any questions about any of these job fairs.

Stay tuned to the CDO Weekly Digest and Events Calendar for more details.

JANUARY - FEBRUARY 2021

Public Interest Law Career Fair: TBA

Where: The University of Texas School of Law, 727 East Dean Keeton Street, Austin, TX 78705

Cost: Transportation to Austin/lodging/meals

To register please visit: https://law-tx-csm.symplicity.com/students/

Hosted by the University of Texas for public interest (non-profit and government) employers from around the nation. 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls seek summer internships and fellowships. Please contact Bill Powers of the CDO for more information.

JULY 2020

CLI Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair: TBA

Where: Denver, Colorado

Cost: Transportation to Denver/lodging/meals

To register please visit: Rocky Mountain Legal Diversity Career Fair

Hosted by Center for Legal Inclusiveness. The Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair (RMDLCF) is an excellent forum for legal employers, law students and law school graduates to meet and discuss employment options with the goal of expanding opportunities and assisting the legal profession in fulfilling its commitment to diversity.

Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair: July 28, 2020

Where: Georgia State University College of Law, 33 Gilmer Street SE Atlanta, Georgia.

Cost: Transportation to Chicago/lodging/meals/registration cost

Hosted by Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. Employers from across the southeast United States interview rising 2Ls, 3Ls, and recent graduates interested in intellectual property law (IP) for summer associate and associate positions.

Registration:https://www.gaipalliance.org/sipjf-southeastern-ip-job-fair

The Loyola Patent Law Interview Program: Postponed to early 2021

Where: Embassy Suites, Chicago - Downtown/Lakefront, 511 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60611

Cost: Transportation to Chicago/lodging/meals/registration cost

Registration: TBD

Hosted by Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. Employers from across the country interview 2Ls interested in intellectual property law (IP) for summer associate positions. A must attend for students interested in Patent Law.

Sunbelt Diversity Recruitment Program: July 24, 2020

Where: Hilton Dallas/Park Cities, 5954 Luther Lane, Dallas, TX 75225

Cost: Transportation to Dallas/lodging/meals

Registration: May 11 - June 18, 2020

Bidding: June 5 - June 18, 2020

Program Timeline: Student Timeline

Register Here: Sunbelt Student Registration

Hosted by numerous law schools in the southern states in Dallas, Texas. Employers from across the country interview 2Ls for summer associate positions and 3Ls for permanent attorney positions. All 2Ls and 3Ls may participate.

KCMBA Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair: TBD-Late Fall

Where: Will be held virtually

Cost: N/A

Register Here: KCMBA Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair

The 16th Annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) will be held in late fall virtually. 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. 

AUGUST 2020

2020 HNBA/VIA Virtual Career FairAugust 5-6, 2020

Where: Virtual

Cost: N/A

To register please visit: 2020 HNBA/VIA Virtual Career Fair

Law firms, in-house legal departments, and agencies/organizations seeking to hire qualified Latinx attorneys and law students from across the country should not miss this opportunity to identify top diverse candidates at the 2020 HNBA/VIA Virtual Career Fair (VCF)—the Nation’s largest career fair for Hispanic attorneys and law students! 

The VCF helps match your organization with qualified diverse attorneys from a variety of practice areas, and at all levels of experience, as well as top law students. Fulfilling our mission, the VCF expands access and opportunity for employers and Latinx legal professionals and students, all in one place—a cost-effective win/win for everyone.

Lavender Law Career Fair and Conference: August 12-14, 2020

Where: Washington, D.C.

Cost: Transportation to Philadelphia/lodging/meals/registration

Career fair and conference with firms, corporations and public sector employers who are committed to the hiring and promotion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students and lawyers.

Registration: https://lgbtbar.org/annual/registration/2020-online-registration/

OCTOBER 2020

Equal Justice Works Career Fair & Conference:TBA

Where: Washington, D.C.

Cost: Transportation to Arlington/lodging/meals

The Equal Justice Works Career Fair and Conference is held each year in Washington, D.C. This is the largest national career fair for public interest law targeted towards 2Ls and 3Ls.