Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair Deadlines; Requests for Funding

Here are some reminders and some new information about the upcoming event in Washington DC:

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Limited funds are available to support UW Law student travel to the EJW Conference and Career Fair.   You can apply for reimbursement of some of your travel expenses by writing Dean Storms with a request for funding.  Your request should include a letter of interest and a copy of your updated resume.  Priority for funding will be given to applicants who have obtained an interview.  Funding application deadline is OCTOBER 5.

RESUME/COVER LETTER REVIEW

If you are seeking an interview at the career fair our new interim career coach Amy Kosterlitz is available to help.  Make appointments with her through Symplicity.

DEADLINES

Students and graduates attending the Equal Justice Works 2012 Conference and Career Fair must register on the JusticeWork! site, even if only attending for a conference session or the Table Talk informal interview opportunities. If a student decides not to attend, he/she will have until 5 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, October 16 to cancel his/her registration and receive a full refund of the $25 registration fee. Cancellations after this time will not be refunded.

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.

View the conference schedule and workshops pages to learn more about this year’s event.

IMPORTANT DATES

August 15–September 13 Student and recent graduate registration and interview application

August 15–October 16 Law school professional registration

September 14–October 11 Student registration only for those not seeking an interview (may attend conference workshops and Table Talk)

September 20–October 4 Employer application review and interviewee selection

September 20–October 11 Students accept or decline interviews

September 26 Last day to reserve a hotel room at the discounted rate

October 16 Last day to cancel student registration with full refund

October 26–27 Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair