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Campus Tours

Pace University Campus Tour

Students are always welcome to schedule a campus tour and class visit at Pace University using their online request form.

Information Sessions/Open House

Pace University Fall Open House

Pace University's Fall Open House is tentatively scheduled for November 8, 2014.

Admissions Fair at St. John's School of Law

The Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development Sixth Annual Diversity Day and Admissions Fair

Saturday, November 8, 2014
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
St. John's School of Law
8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica, New York 11439

There is no fee to attend but registration is required.

All college students who are interested in attending law school are invited. Why should you attend?
- Learn more about individual law schools in person.
- Hear advice about how to pay for law school from SJU Law alumni who have done it and done it well. Even students with scholarships still need to think about how to pay for their living expenses while in school.
- Be inspired by keynote remarks from Penelope (Penny) Andrews, the President of Albany Law School and one of the female leaders of color in the legal academy.
- Get information about the country’s best law school pipeline program, the Ronald H. Brown Prep Program for College Students. Over 100 individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds have graduated from the Prep Program and are today either lawyers or law students.

Agenda for the Day (subject to change)
9:30 am – 10:45 am

Welcome and How to Manage Law School Discussion
11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Learn About the Ronald H. Brown Prep Program for College Students
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Keynote Speaker and Brown Bag Lunch featuring Penelope Andrews, President of Albany Law School

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Admissions Fair
To participate, please complete and return the online registration form by Wednesday, November 5, 2014.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Professor Elaine Chiu, Director of The Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development, at

Register today!

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Law Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of State offers programs that help students gain experience and insight into their work through internships and other opportunities.

For student programs and career opportunities, visit

Pathways is a federal government-wide program to introduce students and recent graduates to a career in federal service.

For a list of jobs:


Donald M. Payne International Development Program

The Donald M. Payne International Development Program seeks to attract and prepare young people for careers in the USAID Foreign Service. The Payne Graduate Fellowship Program provides benefits of up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master's degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and USAID Missions, and provides professional development and support activities for those who want to become Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Agency for International Development.  Fellows may use the fellowship to attend any good two-year master's program in a U.S. institution to study an area of relevance to international development, including international relations, public policy, public administration, languages, public health, environmental sciences, agriculture, urban studies, or business administration. At the end of the two-year fellowship, Fellows enter the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development.  Applicants must be college seniors or graduates looking to start graduate school in the fall of the year they apply, have GPAs of at least 3.2 and be U.S. citizens. It welcomes applications from those with any undergraduate major who have an interest in a career of international service.  Information and application materials can be found at  The Program is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development and managed by Howard University.  Contact information:, 202-806-5952 or 877-633-0002.

Number of Fellowships Offered:  5

Value of Fellowship:  Up to $90,000 over two years for grad school, internships and professional development activities

Eligibility Requirements:  U.S. citizenship; GPA of 3.2/4.0; seeking to start two-year relevant grad program in fall 2014

Online Application Opens:  October 14, 2014

Application Deadline:  January 20, 2015 - Finalists selected by the end of February - Fellows selected by mid-March



Pace University January Accelerated Program

The application for our January Accelerated Program is available now: Students in this program achieve their J.D. in 2 ½ years instead of 3. If students are interested in an application fee waiver, they may email and request one.