Why participate in a national interview program like semjf?

  • An established, well-run annual event with a successful track record extending back more than 30 years


  • Conveniently located at the Hilton, just minutes from the Atlanta airport; free shuttle; parking available; substantially discounted rates on guest rooms ($109 single; $119 double)


  • An opportunity to select candidates from a potential pool of about 600 diverse students from 50+ ABA-approved southeastern law schools, including many of the country’s top-tier law schools


  • A chance to interview top diversity candidates sooner than any other event of its kind


  • In 2019, 106 employers representing jobs in 31 states and Washington DC participated; 83% interviewed for positions outside of Georgia


  • Interviews done all in one place over two days, conducted in sectioned-off booths in hotel meeting rooms, not in guest rooms


  • Scheduled, face-to-face screening interviews with the rising 2L and 3L candidates (or recent grads) you have preselected


  • When applying, all students are required to submit a Diversity Statement describing how they will enhance diversity in your organization


  • Sponsorship opportunities available which raise the profile of your organization within the pool of diverse candidates 


  • In 2019, 87% of participating employers reported that they extended invitations for callback interviews after the job fair, and more than half extended offers


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