Career Fairs

Temple holds an interview program in New York City every year featuring New York area legal employers. The event is held each August at the Bar Association of the City of New York, in Midtown Manhattan.

Temple has joined with Villanova, Rutgers, Widener Commonwealth, Widener Delaware, Penn State, Penn State Dickinson, the University of Pennsylvania, and Drexel to sponsor this program allowing employers to interview students from the nine schools in one place over the course of one day, usually in late September.

The PIPS Career Fair is a coalition effort among the area law schools and is held each year in late January. The primary purpose of the fair is to provide public interest and government employers the opportunity to meet with and interview law students interested in pursuing careers in those areas.

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Each October, over 1000 law students, employers, and law school professionals gather in the Washington, DC area for the largest public interest and public service job fair in the nation. Coordinated by Equal Justice Works, a national organization dedicated to mobilizing the next generation of lawyers committed to equal access to justice, the conference and career fair provides an invaluable opportunity to interview with prospective employers for summer and post graduate jobs, attend sessions about job searching, post graduate fellowships, leadership, and post graduate debt relief, as well as meet other students and professionals interested in public interest and public service.

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Resume Collect Program

Employers who cannot visit the law school or any of the GPALS job fairs, but wish to recruit students can request that the Office of Career Services collect applications and have them sent directly.

Diversity Job Fairs

There are numerous job fairs in the area that have a diversity focus such as the Philadelphia Area Diversity Job Fair, DuPont Minority Job Fair, and the Delaware Diversity Job Fair. There are other diversity based job fairs throughout the country such as the LGBT Job Fair (aka Lavender Law), various BLSA job fairs, and the Vault Diversity Job Fair. For an excellent timeline of diversity related job fairs and recruiting events, come to the Office of Career Services. You can also access a list on the NALP website.

How to Participate

If you wish to take part in one or more of the above-referenced programs, please email

Please remember that your participation in an on-campus program assures you the best possible student response to your hiring needs.