First Generation College Students

DC ImpactLink

Cathryn Davis – January 5th, 2018

DC ImpactLink provides a unique opportunity for students to interview with organizations and agencies in the DC area. Job and internship postings are being added daily; use the log in inofrmation below to learn more and apply: 

Bank of America Diversity Insight Week Programs - Applications Open!

Cathryn Davis – January 5th, 2018

Bank of America is excited to share details of their diversity insight programs taking place this April. These programs are open to first and second year students who want to expand their network, learn more about their business, and attend various professional workshops. 

Learn more:

Emerging Women’s Program

Inspire – Women who Tech

Ignite with Tech Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Program (PLUS)

Jessica Bowers – December 13th, 2017

May 28 - June 22, 2018
University of Maine School of Law in Portland, Maine

Maine Law is proud to host PLUS this year. In this 4-week summer immersion program, college students will learn oral, written, and leadership skills that will be useful in any community and in any career. This program is targeted, but not limited to, college students from racial and ethnic minority backgrounds and first generation college students.

Cost: Free. Housing, meals, and $1,000 stipend included.

LSAC's Discover Law Day & Pre-Law Pipeline Program

Melvin Walker – October 24th, 2017

LSAC's Discover Law Day 

The University of Houston Law Center will be hosting its Discover Law Day open to all racially and ethnically diverse students in their first two years of college. LSAC's Discover Law Day is designed to introduce students to law school, the legal profession and the benefits of It is free of charge to attend. The intenerary is as follows: 

Friday, November 17, 2017

University of Houston Law Center

VA State Bar Young Lawyers Conference - Hampton Roads Minority Pre-Law Conference - 10/14

Melvin Walker – October 3rd, 2017

William and Mary Law School
Saturday, 10/14
9:00 AM

The conference will give you an insider's perspective to all aspects of law school and career opportunities in the legal profession. Learn more about:

  • Whether law school is right for you
  • Applying to law school
  • Paying for law school

The conference will include a mock law school class and presentations by current law school students, distinguished attorneys, law school professors, and law school admissions counselors.

Fall 2017 Hampton Roads Minority Pre-Law Conference

Melvin Walker – September 28th, 2017

The conference will give you an insider’s perspective to all aspects of law school and career opportunities in the legal profession. You will gain insight on many things including: whether law school is the right choice for you, applying to law school, and paying for law school.

Location: William & Mary Law School

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM

Second-Year Finance Opportunities

Anchita Khullar – September 11th, 2017

Finding opportunities to enter the finance field as a second year can sometimes be challenging. That’s why we created a list of some programs targeted specifically for underclassmen based on students' backgrounds! Participating in one of these programs is an excellent way to gauge your interest in different finance careers, get to know the ins and outs of some top firms, and create connections to find future internships. Check them out below:


The Consulting Series: Second Year Planning Phase

UVA Career Center – April 5th, 2017

Now that you know consulting is the right field for you, it is time to start planning! Familiarize yourself with the case interview/ recruitment processes, network and conduct informational interviews, find a mentor, and take advanced courses in departments that can effectively prepare you for a career in consulting.

  1. Case Interviews and the Recruitment Processes