Career-Related Resources for LGBTQ Law Students
LGBT Bar is an affiliate of the American Bar Association. It provides programming for LGBT professionals, such as national lecture series, corporate counsel institute and the annual Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair. Several networking events are also hosted by the organization. The website provides valuable information, employment resources, membership instructions, and more.
The Association advocates for the expanded hiring, retention, and promotion of minority attorneys in corporate law departments and the law firms that serve them. There are resources listed in the website specifically targeting gay and lesbian lawyers.
LGBT Resources in Pennsylvania
Other Job Fairs for Diverse Candidates (Details on Symplicity):
· Delaware Minority Job Fair
This annual career fair is held in August.
· Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair
This Annual Conference and Career Fair is held in Arlington, Va. in late October. This is a national career fair for students interested in public interest law.
· The Greater Philadelphia Area Law Schools Consortium ("GPALS")
Drexel Kline School of Law is a member of the Greater Philadelphia Area Law Schools Consortium (GPALS). GPALS holds three major recruiting programs through the year in which students from all member schools can participate. All GPALS job fairs are operated through the GPALS Symplicity Site. Students only need to register once to participate in all three GPALS job fairs:
o GPALS Philadelphia Area Job Fair (2Ls, 3Ls): September
Students submit resumes in the summer via the GPALS Symplicity site.
o GPALS Public Interest/Public Service Job Fair (PIPS) (1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls): February
National, regional and Philadelphia-area public interest employers. Register in Dec.-Jan. on the GPALS Symplicity site.
o GPALS Washington D.C. Recruiting Program (2Ls, 3Ls): July/August
Students submit resumes in the summer on the GPALS Symplicity site.
· Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair
· Mid-Atlantic Black Law Students Association Annual Convention and Job Fair (BLSA)
· Philadelphia Area Diversity Job Fair (PADJF)
This annual job fair takes place in the summer (July/August).