Off-Campus Recruitment

On Tour Interview Program | The Law Consortium | MPILCC | Patent Law Job Fair | Diversity Job Fairs

Northwestern Law participates in various off-campus job fairs with law school consortia and legal organizations.

Off-Campus Recruitment Programs

For the most current and complete information on all important recruitment dates, please review the information in CareerSpace.

On Tour Interview Program

The On Tour Interview Program (OTIP) includes the following nationally ranked law schools: Duke University, Georgetown University, Northwestern University, and The University of Virginia. OTIP provides employers the opportunity to recruit students from these law schools in San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX and Miami, FL.

For more information, visit the OTIP website.

The Law Consortium

The Law Consortium (TLC) includes the following nationally ranked law schools: Boston College, Boston University, Cornell University, The George Washington University, Northwestern University, and The University of Texas. TLC provides legal employers the unique opportunity to recruit students from these law schools in Philadelphia, PA and Washington, D.C.

For more information, visit the TLC website.

Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC)

MPILCC is held in early February. Public interest employers from the Midwest and other parts of the country came to interview and meet with law students from more than 40 law schools. Hosted by Northwestern Law and the Chicago Area Law School Consortium.

For more information, visit the MPILCC website.

Patent Law Interview Program

The Annual Patent Law Interview Program will be held in July of 2011 at the Embassy Suites Chicago-Downtown Lakefront. This is a nationwide interview program that targets patent law employers, second and third year J.D. students and LL.M students with engineering and/or technical science academic backgrounds. Last year 150 patent law employers, 140 accredited law schools and 1500 law students participated. Employers prescreen and choose all of the students they interview. This is an excellent opportunity if you are interested in practicing patent law.

For more information, visit the Patent Law Interview Program website.

Acceptable Academic Fields (pdf)

Diversity Job Fairs

Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair

DuPont Minority Job Fair

Delaware Minority Job Fair

IMPACT Career Fair for Law Students and Attorneys with Disabilities