DIVERSITY in the LAW:
Connecting diverse students with diverse opportunities
February 13, 2009
Students from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply!
Diversity in the Law, an exciting opportunity for diverse sophomores, juniors, and seniors, will take place on Friday,
February 13th, 2009 from 8:00am – 6:00pm in Central Standard Time Downtown Chicago. This program will give
students who are considering law school or are interested in a career in law an opportunity to spend the day visiting a
large, corporate law firm, as well as a non-profit or government agency where lawyers are employed. The day will
begin with breakfast and an opening presentation, followed by a morning site visit to a non-profit organization. The
group will reconvene for an employer sponsored lunch, and then participate in an afternoon site visit to a law firm.
The day will conclude with a closing reception where students will have the opportunity to network with
representatives as well as each other. Please note, this event is walking intensive.
Students from all academic majors are encouraged to apply. To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please
prepare the following materials:
A current résumé
A one-page cover letter describing why you are interested in this program and what you hope to gain from the
Name_________________________________________________ Graduation Date_________________
Students must submit the application, cover letter and résumé to apply by January 14th, 2009 at 12:00pm.
Please email your application materials as an attachment to:
CENTER FOR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
While this program is not intended to provide students with internships or employment, the Diversity in the Law
program will offer opportunities to learn more about what a legal career entails, explore possible career paths and
develop potential networks. Please note that the résumés of those selected to participate in the program will be
distributed to all participating firms and organizations.
Sponsored by the CCO and the Hire Big10+ Consortium