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2016 Diversity Conference Flyer

1L Diversity Conference

The application period for this event is now closed. We look forward to meeting you on campus this fall.

Jones Day is hosting “Perspectives and Pathways,” our second annual 1L Diversity Conference, on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in New York City, with Tracy M. Preston, Esq. - Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. -  as our luncheon keynote.

Bringing together Jones Day lawyers, Firm clients, and first-year law students, this year’s conference will focus on developing your leadership skills and building your brand. There are many different pathways to success; our goal is to help you find yours.

Conference Details

The interactive conference sessions will impart practical advice and skills, with Jones Day lawyers and clients included among the speakers. The following topics will be covered:

  • Building a successful legal career path.
  • Diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
  • Judicial clerkships.
  • Pro bono.

NetworkingNetworking

Participants will build a network that includes students from other law schools and Jones Day lawyers.

MentoringMentoring

Each student will be paired with a mentor from Jones Day, who will serve as a resource for professional development and career advice.

Selection ProcessSelection Process

The application period for this event is now closed. We look forward to meeting you on campus this fall.

 

Applications must include a diversity statement, a resume, and a transcript. Applications will be evaluated by a panel of Jones Day lawyers. The following criteria will be considered:

  • Academic and leadership achievements.
  • Obstacles, challenges, or other factors encountered in advancing career objectives.
  • Life experiences that have shaped values and goals.

Apply CostCost

Travel and related expenses for the students selected to attend will be covered by the Firm.