Career Options Night

For Employers

We understand how important it is to find and hire the appropriate professionals for your available positions. The experienced and dedicated team at the University of Minnesota Law School’s Career Center can connect you with students and alumni who fit your needs.

Services offered:

Ways to engage with students:

  • Attend "Meet the Market" Employer Receptions (fall and spring semesters)
  • Serve as a volunteer for the Mock Interview Program (winter break)
  • Invite students to attend community professional association events
  • Attend alumni networking events

Policies on Nondiscrimination, Sexual Harassment and Fair Employment:

    Employers posting positions must comply with the Law School’s non-discrimination policies. 

    The Career Center’s commitment to diversity is reinforced in the University of Minnesota Board of Regents Policy on Equity, Diversity, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action, under which the Law School shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

    The Policy on Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Stalking and Relationship Violence governs the University of Minnesota’s commitment to preventing and addressing sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, relationship violence and related retaliation.

    Additionally, the Fair Labor Standards Act prohibits unpaid internships with for-profit entities when course credit is not available.

    NALP Principles and Minnesota Law Guidelines:

    Minnesota Law is a member of NALP and follows the NALP Principles for a Fair and Ethical Recruiting Process. We encourage open communication over the course of the recruiting process. In addition to the outlined guidelines below, students should keep employers informed, in a timely manner, about the status of their consideration of their offers, and employers should keep students informed in a timely manner as to the status of their candidacies.

    Below are Minnesota Law guidelines for employers recruiting students under the principles of fairness and open communication:

    Minnesota Law Guideline (as of 6.1.2020)
    1L Recruiting Timeline Consistent with NALP principles, employers are encouraged to schedule recruitment activities in a way that minimizes interference with students’ academic work and exam periods and to exercise particular sensitivity during the first semester of a student’s law school experience.
    2L On-/Off-Campus Interview Offer Period Offers must remain open for a minimum of 14 days from the date made. Employers are encouraged to maintain open communication with students and provide flexibility whenever possible.
    Open Offers held by Student Students shall not hold open more than 5 offers of employment at any one time.

    Questions regarding these policies can be directed to the Career Center at