Resources for Employers
Facilitating Valuable Introductions
Southern University Law Center (SULC) is dedicated to fostering relationships with employers and preparing the next generation of attorneys to be key contributors to our community and society as a whole.
Equal Opportunity / Access Employment Statement
Southern University Law Center is committed to providing equal opportunity/access employment for all its students without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, or veteran’s status, or other non-performance related criteria. Southern University Law Center requires that all those who recruit on the campus are equal opportunity/access employers.
SULC follows the NALP guidelines for law placement and recruitment process and encourages employers to do the same.
Here are some ways to connect with our students and support your hiring needs:
Post a Job for Students and Alumni
After creating an account in Symplicity, our career database, you can post job openings, free of charge, for as long as the position remains open.
- Please review the SULC’s Office of Career Services’ Non-Discrimination Policy.
- Log in to Symplicity to post available positions.
- Please use this form to post your job at SULC. Email the form to Cstephens@sulc.edu
On-Campus Interviewing and Other Recruitment Programming
We can coordinate your job searches and interviews from start-to-finish at any time of year. For On-Campus Interviewing (OCI), we handle all the arrangements—reserve an interview room, collect resumes, and schedule interviews with the students you select, so you just need to show up and be ready to find the right candidate.
COVID-19 UPDATE-Fall OCI is moved to Spring 2021. Employers interested in participating can ensure they are registered through Symplicity. We are also happy to register your organization on your behalf, if you’d prefer. Email Cstephens@sulc.edu or call us at 225-771-2142 for assistance.
Fall 2021 OCI Schedule
- Employer registration: May 17-June 18
- Student Review: June 19-July 1
- Interview start: August 9
- Hybrid interview options available
Employers interested in participating can ensure they are registered through Symplicity. We are also happy to register your organization on your behalf, if you’d prefer. Email Cstephens@sulc.edu or call us at 225-771-2142 for assistance.
If you have other preferred methods of recruiting or outreach, we are happy to help you reach students or student organizations of interest to you in your recruiting, within our privacy limitations. Email email@example.com or call us at 225-771-2142 to coordinate an event or if you would like us to share information about your event or opportunity with students.
Host a Legal Externship
SULC is proud to offer our students a wide array of opportunities to earn credit by working outside of the law school with practicing attorneys in the community. These programs aim to provide the ability to gain practical, real-world experience in order to facilitate smooth transitions into their roles as legal professionals. Externship Information found here.
If you are interested in hosting an extern, please contact Vice Chancellor Donald North at Dnorth@sulc.edu .
Share Your Expertise and Connect with Our Students
We have a variety of opportunities for attorneys to mentor students of all class years, including opportunities for both in-person and remote connections with students. If you have an interest in mentoring a student, please sign up here.
Invite students to join you at a CLE, gala, legal clinic, or other volunteer event
We are happy to help you reach students or student organizations that may be interested in attending events or participating in activities that support their growth as law students, future attorneys and community members, within our privacy limitations. Email Cstephens@sulc.edu or call us at 225-771-2142 if you would like us to share information about your event or opportunity with students.
Sponsor an existing event on campus
The Office of Career Services has a range of existing programming and events for which we would welcome the opportunity for collaboration and/or sponsorship. For more information on upcoming opportunities your organization can support financially or otherwise, email Koshaneke Gilbert, Associate Director, Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org .
To help prepare students for their legal careers, we welcome employers’ participation in mock interviews, job shadow opportunities, or informational programs and speaking opportunities on and off campus. To volunteer, contact us at Cstephens@sulc.edu.