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STUDENT REGISTRATION INFORMATION Students must register using Simplicity by visiting: http://law-nblsa-csm.symplicity.com/students Note: Student registration will be reviewed and approved at least twice daily. Only students who have paid their 2013-2014 NBLSA dues will be permitted to participate. Students who have not paid dues will be required to contact the Job Fair Coordinator and the National Director of Membership and arrange the payment of dues.

Important Dates/Deadlines Monday, July 7th (12:00 Noon) — Student Bidding Begins Monday, July 21st(11:59 A.M.) – Student Bidding Ends Tuesday, July 22nd (12:00 Noon) – Employer Selection Period Begins Monday, July 28th (5:00 P.M.) – Employer Selection Period Ends Wednesday, July 30th (12:00 Noon) – Friday, August 1st (6:00 P.M) – Student Interview Acceptance Period *Final Interview Schedules will be released within 7 days after the acceptance period. Friday, August 8th (7:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.) – NEBLSA Job Fair

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - Friday, August 8, 2014 7:30 A.M. – Student/ Employer Registration Open 7:30 A.M. – 8:30 A.M. – Continental Breakfast 8:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. – Employer Interviews 12:30 P.M. – 1:30 P.M. – Lunch 1:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. – Employer Interviews 5:30 PM – 6:30 P.M. - Reception


HELPFUL INFORMATION  Parking Permits are not provided; information on parking and restaurants in Manhattan are included. If you have questions, please contact the Regional Job Fair Coordinator, James Pierre Louis/Jennifer Morton by emailing neblsa.jobfair@nblsa.org. Please allow two business days for a response to your inquiry.  The Job Fair Coordinator will assign employers an interview room. All interviews will take place in classrooms and conference rooms of New York Law School.  Please arrange to bring all interview materials needed with you to the fair, as there are limited printing and copying capabilities on the New York Law School campus.  Please let us know in advance if you have mobility limitations by emailing neblsa.jobfair@nblsa.org.  Your registration is considered incomplete if any of the requested information is not provided. Please be prepared to upload a professional resume, legible scan of your law school transcript (showing courses, grades earned, and cumulative GPA), writing samples, and cover letters as requested by employers. You will be required to submit at minimum a resume and transcript to be considered for an interview with an employer.  Please do additional research on employers at their websites, and on their NALP page.  STUDENTS WITH SCHEDULED INTERVIEWS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND THE JOB FAIR – If you must cancel for any reason, you are expected to contact the employer directly, and notify the Job Fair Coordinator. Please make every effort to cancel interviews by the end of the student acceptance period.  Students are not permitted to interrupt interviews or enter the employer hospitality suite. If you are unable to obtain an interview with a desired employer, please contact that employer using the recruitment information provided on simplicity or the employer’s website.  Registration for the Job Fair is open to all student members of NBLSA. Accordingly, students will receive a limited number of bids to submit to employers.  The job fair will not select student interviews by lottery; employers are permitted to pre-select students they are interested in interviewing.  Following the fair, participants will be contacted to provide information on their interviewing experience, as well as results of the fair, including the number of call back interviews and job offers made to fair participants.


NEBLSA serves the following schools in ME, VT, NH, MA, RI, CT, NY & Northern NJ:

Albany Law School

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Boston College Law School

Boston University School of Law

Brooklyn Law School

Columbia University School of Law

Cornell University Law School

CUNY School of Law - Queens College

Fordham University School of Law

Franklin Pierce Law Center

Harvard Law School

Hofstra University School of Law

Massachusetts School of Law

New England School of Law

New York Law School

New York University School of Law

Northeastern University School of Law

Pace University School of Law

Quinnipiac College School of Law

Roger Williams University School of Law

Rutgers University School of Law – Newark

Seton Hall University School of Law

Southern New England School of Law

St. John's University School of Law

SUNY-Buffalo School of Law

Syracuse University College of Law

Suffolk University School of Law

University of Connecticut School of Law

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Vermont Law School

University of Maine School of Law

Yale Law School

Western New England College of Law


DIRECTIONS TO NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL BY SUBWAY 7th Avenue Line 1 (local) to Franklin Street. Exit at Varick Street and West Broadway. Walk one block south on West Broadway. The School is located on West Broadway between Worth and Leonard Streets. 2, 3 (express) to Chambers Street. Exit at West Broadway and walk four blocks north on West Broadway. Lexington Avenue line 4, 5 (express) and 6 (local) to Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall. Exit at Foley Square.Walk north two blocks to Worth Street and west four blocks to West Broadway. 8th Avenue line A (express) and C (local) to Chambers Street. Exit at Church Street. Walk four blocks north on Church Street to Worth Street. Walk one block west to West Broadway. E (local) to Canal Street; change for the A or C to Chambers Street. Avenue of Americas (6th Ave.) line B, D, Q (express) and F (local) to West 4th Street/Washington Square. Change at West 4th Street for the A or C to Chambers Street. Broadway line W, R (local) to City Hall. Exit on Broadway and walk north on Broadway to Worth Street. Walk west on Worth Street two blocks to West Broadway. Nassau Street Line J, Z (express) and M (local) to Chambers Street. Exit at Foley Square. Walk north two blocks to Worth Street and west four blocks to West Broadway. By Path: The PATH Station at the World Trade Center site is open. Exit at Church Street and walk north approximately 10 blocks to New York Law School to Leonard Street. Make a left on Leonard and walk one block west to West Broadway. BY BUS: M1, M6 south to Broadway and Worth Street. Walk one block north to Leonard, then two blocks west to West Broadway. M20 south to West Broadway and Worth Street.


By CAR: From the Harlem River Drive/FDR Drive Take Exit 2 (Brooklyn Bridge/Civic Center). Bear right toward Civic Center and proceed down ramp. Make a right at the light onto St. James Place. Go straight; at the third light (street ends), make a left onto Worth Street. Continue for approximately six blocks to West Broadway. From the Henry Hudson Parkway
 West Side Highway
 Take the Chambers Street exit. Follow Chambers Street three blocks and make a left onto Church Street. Follow Church Street five blocks to Leonard Street. Make a left onto Leonard Street. Go one block west to the corner of Leonard and West Broadway. From the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel At the exit of the tunnel, bear right onto Trinity Place. (Trinity Place becomes Church Street after the World Trade Center site.) Move to the far left lane. Continue on Church Street to Leonard Street. (Leonard Street is five blocks past Chambers Street.) Make a left onto Leonard Street and go one block west to the corner of Leonard and West Broadway. From the Holland Tunnel Stay in the middle lane and take the “Downtown” exit. Make a right onto Varick Street. (Varick Street becomes West Broadway.) Continue on West Broadway two blocks to Leonard Street. From the Lincoln Tunnel Take the West Side Highway south. (Refer to directions from West Side Highway above.) *Airport Transportation is available through airline shuttle or via taxi services. ACCESSIBILITY: Parking There are a number of parking garages in Tribeca for fee-paid parking. On-street parking is extremely limited. New York Law School is wheelchair accessible. Restaurants/Entertainment: Please visit the NYLS website to find out what Tribeca has to offer. http://www.nyls.edu/about_the_school/our_campus/tribeca_neighborhood


RESUME/INTERVIEW RESOURCES Visit the websites below to read valuable tips on formatting your resume and having a strong interview. Check with the career services office at your campus for information that is more specific to your school/region and resume review. Good luck! Resume Tips  http://legalcareers.about.com/od/jobsearch/tp/10-Legal-Resume-Don-ts.htm  http://www.infirmation.com/articles/one-article.tcl?article_id=3923 Interview Tips         

http://www.legalauthority.com/articles/70003/Interview-Tips http://indylaw.indiana.edu/career/interview.htm http://legalcareers.about.com/od/jobsearch/a/legalinterview.htm http://jobsearch.about.com/od/interviewsnetworking/tp/interviewattire.htm http://jobsearch.about.com/od/interviewattire/a/interviewnot.htm http://jobsearch.about.com/od/interviewsnetworking/a/dressforsuccess.htm http://www.squidoo.com/legal_interview_how_to_dress - For Men http://corporette.com/2008/08/25/10-things-about-interviewing/ http://corporette.com/2008/08/11/reader-mailbag-part-i-what-to-wear-on-interviewsgenerally/ - For Women  http://lawyerist.com/interview-with-a-law-firm/

2014 neblsa job fair student packet