BLSA, LALSA, & NALSA Professional Development boot Camp

The Black Law Student Association (BLSA), Latin American Law Student Association (LALSA), and Native American Law Student Association (NALSA) are pleased to host the 10th Annual Professional Development Bootcamp (“Bootcamp”) for their members. Bootcamp connects students with Cornell alumni in private practice and public interest practice throughout the United States to foster professional development skills, provide an opportunity for networking, and a venue for students to learn about a variety of practice areas and settings.

Friday, March 5

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Presidents’ and Alumni Welcome

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Affinity Group Roundtables

Each affinity group will host a dinner roundtable. General welcomes will be followed by a break-out room for BLSA, LALSA, and NALSA students and alumni.

Saturday, March 6

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Introductions and Public Interest Panel

11:45 AM – 11:55 AM


11:55 AM – 12:40 PM

In-House Panel

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Lunch & Keynote

1:50 PM – 2:50 PM

Law Firm Careers Roundtable

2:50 PM – 3:45 PM

Acing the Application Roundtable

Sunday, March 7

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

Opening, Clerkships Panel, and Closing

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Mock Interviews



Perkins Coie


Fried Frank

Paul | Weiss

Simpson Thacher


Baker Botts
Cleary Gottlieb
Clifford Chance
Covington & Burling LLP

Davis Polk

Debevoise & Plimpton
Foley Hoag

Gibson Dunn


Shearman & Sterling

Winston & Strawn LLP


Dechert LLP

Epstein Becker Green

Jones Day

Latham & Watkins LLP


McDermott Will & Emery

Morgan Lewis

Ropes & Gray (PRNewsFoto/Ropes & Gray LLP)
Wilmer Hale