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Public Interest and Government Career Fairs

Many law school students have found internships and jobs through career fairs. Every year, OCP provides financial support to Michigan Law School students traveling to such events. OCP will reimburse Michigan Law students the cost of the registration and a portion of the transportation cost.  For more information, please contact Alyson Robbins, Public Interest Director, at

Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair EJW's Fair, held every October in DC, has been called the public service student's OCI. This is one of the largest public service career fairs with over 130 public interest employers, practitioners, and leaders in attendance.  

Every September before the Fair OCP presents an informational session on the EJW Conference.  Check OCP's Programs page for session information. 

Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference MPILCC enables employers from public interest and government organizations and J.D. students to gather for a day of interviews and informal networking. It is held at Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago the first Saturday in February. Registration takes place in late November/early December.

For a comprehensive list of nationwide public interest career conferences please check the PSJD listing. Please note some of the career fairs on PSJD's list are only open to students from sponsoring law schools.

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