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Annual Southern California Public Interest/Public Sector Career Day

This career fair is one of the largest of its kind in the nation. Hosted annually in early February at UCLA School of Law and cosponsored by Southern California-area law schools, this career fair generally brings more than 130 public interest/public sector employers to conduct formal interviews, staff information tables, participate in discussions focusing on different substantive and/or practice areas, and serve as a panelist on a criminal law panel.

Our 34th Annual Southern California Public Interest/Public Sector Career Day will be held on February 2, 2019.

UCLA LL.M. Interview Program (Formerly West Coast International LL.M. Job Fair)

Find global talent

Employers interested in enlisting international and other specialized legal talent are invited to attend the UCLA LL.M. Interview Program (Formerly West Coast International LL.M. Job Fair) - information about the next program will be available in the future. The last interview program was held on February 23, 2018.

Organized and hosted by UCLA School of Law, a consortium of 18 law schools participate in this program. Employers have the opportunity to pre-select LL.M. candidates from a collective pool of high caliber students who hold their law degrees from around the globe.

More information about the UCLA LL.M. Interview Program

Information about UCLA Law's LL.M. program

Small / Mid-Sized Law Firm Reception

Small and mid-sized law firms are of increasing importance in recruitment efforts at UCLA Law. The Office of Career Services offers a wide range of opportunities for our students and graduates, including a networking event hosted every March where students connect with representatives from more than 40 law firms. In the past, approximately 200 students and more than 75 practitioners from 25 practice areas attended the event.

The last Small / Mid-sized Law Firm Reception took place on March 6, 2018.

If you are interested in possibly attending future receptions, please contact Linda Kressh, our Manager of Legal Recruitment.

Government and Public Interest Information Fair

Annual UCLA Law Government and Public Interest Information Fair

The combined Government Reception and Public Interest Information Fair, combining Government and Public Interest employers, that have worked with the Office of Career Services and the Office of Public Interest Programs will:

  • Help UCLA law students learn about the world of public service
  • Share their insight and experiences in an informal setting
  • Provide students with information about your summer and postgraduate hiring practices and procedures
  • Accept resumes from 2Ls, 3Ls and LLM students

The last Government and Public Interest Information Fair was held on October 18, 2018 at the Law School. To request information about future fairs, please contact Linda Kressh, our Manger of Legal Recruitment or Brenda Kim, our Programs Coordinator for Public Interest Programs

Consortium Events

UCLA School of Law partners in events with other law schools

Annual Off-Campus Interview Programs

UCLA is one of six law schools across the country chosen to participate in off-campus interview programs in the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Washington, DC. The interview programs offer flexibility in recruiting to meet your needs. You may specify hiring criteria and applicant materials and then choose to interview only those candidates you preselect. 

Register for one or more of the programs

Additional partner programs:

San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association Bay Area Job Fair

Northern California Public Sector Career Day is held at UC Hastings College of the Law

Diversity Job Fairs

The Office of Career Services hosts informational programs and diversity events where students and lawyers can have candid conversations about practicing as a diverse lawyer.

One such program is the annual Law Firm Diversity Reception which includes law firms of all sizes, corporate counsel and affinity bar associations. Sponsoring organizations pay a fee that supports the Law Fellows Program in its continuing efforts to increase diversity in legal education. In the past, more than 40 law firms and organizations sponsored this important event.

The date of the next annual Law Firm Diversity Reception is to be determined. For more information, please email mentor@law.ucla.edu.

Additionally, we participate in several national diversity job fairs and scholarships such as: