The resources below are intended to provide some guidance on how to most effectively impress public interest employers at the Conference & Career Fair and beyond. As you apply for positions and prepare for interviews, we also strongly suggest that you consult with your school’s career services’ staff for further advice.

Informational Webinars
  • Launching Your Public Interest Career with Equal Justice Works | July 31, 2019, 3–4 p.m. EDT
    Join Equal Justice Works for an overview of all of the ways our organization can help you launch your public interest law career. We’ll discuss part-time and summer internship opportunities, advocacy and leadership opportunities, student debt resources, and provide helpful information about applying for postgraduate Fellowships.
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  • Crash Course: Resumes & Cover Letters | August 7, 2019, 3–4 p.m. EDT
    Join Equal Justice Works as we provide an overview of what makes a strong resume and cover letter when applying to public interest internships and postgraduate positions. We will go over common mistakes students make when applying and provide tips on how to make your materials stand out.
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  • Crash Course: What is Public Interest Law? | August 20, 2019, 3–4 p.m. EDT
    Join Equal Justice Works as we explore what public interest law is and the great variety of career paths under this umbrella. We’ll also discuss ways law students can launch their careers in this area and dispel some of the myths around it.
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  • 1L Crash Course: Roadmap to Success in Public Interest Law | August 27, 2019, 3–4 p.m. EDT
    Welcome to law school! Join Equal Justice Works as we lay out a roadmap to help students navigate their first year in law school to set themselves up for success in public interest law. We will break down the timeline of your first year to help ensure that you land that dream summer internship and are on the right path to accomplishing your long-term goals.
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  • Application Tips to Land an Interview at the Conference & Career Fair | September 4, 2019, 3–4 p.m. EDT
    Join Equal Justice Works as we show you how to use the career fair database to search and apply for jobs, as well as how to put together a strong application that will stand out to employers.
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  • Public Interest Job Interviewing 101 | September 25, 2019, 3–4 p.m. EDT
    Nervous about interviewing? Don’t be! Join Equal Justice Works for a webinar designed to help prepare you for interviewing for public interest positions specifically. We’ll also go over the interview format at the upcoming Conference & Career Fair and provide tips and advice on how to present yourself professionally and make an impression during your interview.
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  • Getting the Most out of the Conference & Career Fair | October 10, 2019, 3 – 4 p.m. EDT
    Join Equal Justice Works as we provide an overview of what to expect at our 2019 Conference & Career Fair including general logistics, a breakdown of our schedule, what to prepare before you arrive at the career fair, tips and tricks for interviewing and Table Talk, and ways you can network while you’re there.
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