What is the Tax Attorney Recruiting Event (TARE)?
Legal employers from around the nation are invited to participate in the 11th Annual Tax Attorney Recruiting Event (TARE). This event has been organized by our law schools to facilitate the hiring of a group of highly qualified LL.M. in Taxation students in an organized, time-efficient manner. Over 150 of the top LL.M. in Taxation candidates in the country will have an opportunity to be considered for permanent positions during this interview program.
When will the program be held?
This year’s event will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Hotel Crystal City in Arlington, VA. Interviews will run from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm (EST) with scheduled breaks. Registration starts at 8:00 am.
Which schools participate?
The LL.M. in Taxation programs at Boston University School of Law, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, and the University of Florida Levin College of Law – three of the top five Taxation Programs in the nation – have joined together to provide prospective employers a group of the most qualified candidates from which to recruit.
Which students are eligible to participate?
This event is designed specifically for attorneys who are LL.M. in Taxation candidates at one of the participating schools and are anticipated to receive their LL.M. in Taxation degree in the 2016-2017 academic year. Employers must make interview arrangements outside of the TARE venue if they wish to meet with non-participating students on the day of the event.
Which employers participate?
In 2016, TARE attracted many prestigious top law and taxation firms in the country. Past participants include Ernst & Young, KPMG, Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Exxon, the Joint Committee on Taxation, Baker & Hostetler, LLP, Dechert, Baker & McKenzie, and more.
How do I register?
To register, complete our short registration form.
Once registered you will be sent your login information for TARE Symplicity. When you login to TARE Symplicity you can add all requested interview schedules by clicking the link for "Job Postings" and adding your interview schedules there (mark "Interview Schedule" in the title). Employers can also email Mary Maher with text copies of their requested interview schedules and we will upload them. Registered employers should then submit the required fees for requested interview schedule(s) to Boston University School of Law. Employers then need to book hotel rooms for each requested interview schedule directly with the hotel. Please see below.
Registering for resume collections: Employers requesting resume collections should also register through our registration form. They will be sent their log in information and can add the resume collection to the "Job Postings" tab (mark posting "Resume Collection" in the title). Employers can also email Mary Maher with text copies of their requested resume collections and we will upload them. Registered employer should then submit the required fees for resume collection(s) to Boston University School of Law.
How do I reserve interview rooms?
TARE will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel Crystal City, 1300 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202. Please note that this is the same location as the Georgetown/NYU TIP program.
Employers are responsible for making their own room reservations and for paying for all hotel expenses. Each employer should reserve one room for each interview schedule and should identify the entity they represent as a participant in the TARE Program. Employers should make their hotel reservation by schedule name, including the employer name and hiring location. For example, "KPMG International Tax, New York"
If reserved by the January 20 deadline, TARE participants will receive a special, total discounted hotel rate of $205.00 per night and a late check out on the day of TARE. It is necessary to reserve the room for Wednesday night so that the room is available before the 8:30 am interviews.
Reservations must be made directly through the Event Services Manager at the Embassy Suites, Kate Ehlers. Please email Ms. Ehlers at Kate.Ehlers@hilton.com and cc: Lori Little at the University of Florida Levin College of Law at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference TARE in the email. If you have special requests for accommodations, you may contact Ms. Ehlers at 703-842-3579.
How are interview schedules created?
TARE is 100% pre-screened. Employers will submit position requirements during registration. Students will review this information and submit their resumes for consideration. Employers select their candidates after reviewing student resumes through TARE Symplicity. Employers make candidate selections by February 6, 2017 and students will be notified of preliminary interview schedules on February 10, 2017. Employers are encouraged to select alternate candidates in order to fill their schedule in the event of a student cancellation. Alternates selected are a pool of potential candidates and cannot be ranked. Final schedules will be available to employers on February 17, 2017.
How many interviews are on an interview schedule?
Each interview schedule allows an interviewer to conduct up to 21 interviews. Interviews are scheduled on a 20 minute per interview schedule from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM with morning, afternoon and lunch breaks. Employers can request specific start and end times or half day schedules. Employers can also request longer interview schedules of up to 30 minutes per interview.