Equal Justice Works Conference Information (See Sep. Deadlines and Webinars Below)

Equal Justice Works Conference (Virtual) Information:
October 21-23


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. 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.

Our detailed guides to registering for the event and applying for prescheduled interviews are now available. Please email careerfair@equaljusticeworks.org with any questions.

Prescheduled Interviews

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.

Table Talk

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.


Attendee Webinars
  • 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 | Register Here
  • Going Virtual: A Student Guide to Navigating Pathable
    September 22, 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
By Office of Career Development and Opportunities
Office of Career Development and Opportunities