"This is the first time I am living on my own. Louisiana is a very different state than Florida, and I was put into an extremely academically competitive environment, far surpassing what I was used to. I believe that these experiences will prepare me for any challenge I may face in the future."(more)
Michelle Shamblin Stratton, a 2009 graduate of the LSU Law Center, served as a law clerk to United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for the 2011-12 term of the Court. Stratton is the first LSU Law graduate to serve as a Supreme Court law clerk.
Participation in job fairs and consortiums offers a unique opportunity for students and employers to make contact with one another, while reducing the financial expense and time commitment. Job fairs also allow students to interview with both in-state and out-of-state employers that typically do not participate in on-campus interviewing. As a result of the large number of students that employers interview during on-campus interview programs, job fairs are typically designed as an alternative way to meet. The fairs allow employers to target a particular student population or practice area, thus satisfying an identified hiring need.
Job fairs do not guarantee you a position, but will provide you with opportunities to interview if you meet the necessary hiring criteria. Many students receive summer associate positions through participation in job fairs.
Job Fairs and consortiums are typically open to schools by invitation only. The LSU Law Center consistently seeks opportunities to expand job fair invitations in an effort to provide more employment opportunities for the general student body. We welcome any information, and will be happy to follow up with any contacts that you may establish during your individual job search.
The LSU Law Center currently participates in the following job fairs: