Information for Law Students & Recent Graduates
Join us as we bring together more than 1,500 students, 200 employers, and 160 law school faculty, staff, and practitioners in the public interest law field at the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair!
Student registration for the 2021 Conference and Career Fair will open on Wednesday, August 11. The base registration fee for all three days of the event will be $25.00 (this is a non-refundable fee). Attendees will be required to register for the event before applying for available job opportunities. The event will be hosted on our virtual event platform, Pathable.
Key dates to keep in mind:
- Deadline for Applying to Prescheduled Interviews
Students must apply for prescheduled interviews by Monday, September 13 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Please note: It may take several hours after your account has been approved before you are able to view and apply for available postings. Employers will then have until Thursday, September 23 to submit their interview selections.
- Prescheduled Interview Sign-Up
Students will have been notified of their status for prescheduled interviews (unless otherwise contacted) and will be able to sign-up for specific interview times beginning on Friday, September 24. Interview times must be finalized by Monday, October 4 at 11:59 p.m. ET. All interview times will be listed in Eastern Time (ET).
- Event Registration Deadline
Event registration will close on Thursday, October 14 at 11:59 p.m. ET for those students interested in participating in “Table Talk” and attending the conference portion of our event.
Our detailed guides to registering for the event and applying for prescheduled interviews are now available. Please email [email protected] with any questions.
Students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply and interview with as many organizations as they are interested in during the prescheduled interview application period (mid-August – mid-September). This year, all interviews will be 20 minutes long and will be conducted virtually.
Even if you do not get the interview you were hoping for, there will be several opportunities to speak with employers outside of the formal interview times. More information related to this year’s Table Talk will be available in June.
- Launching Your Public Interest Career with Equal Justice Works
July 28, 1-2 p.m. ET | Access the Recording
- A Student Guide to Registering for the 2021 Conference & Career Fair
August 13, 1-2 p.m. ET | Access the Recording
- Crash Course: Résumés & Cover Letters
August 19, 2-3 p.m. ET | Access the Recording
- 1L Roadmap to Success in Public Interest Law
September 9, 2-3 p.m. ET | Access the Recording
- Going Virtual: A Student Guide to Navigating Pathable
September 28, 1-2 p.m. ET | Register Here
- Crash Course: Public Interest Job Interviewing 101
October 5, 2-3 p.m. ET | Register Here
- Getting the Most Out of the Conference & Career Fair
October 19, 2-3 p.m. ET | Register Here