BESLA… Where Business Gets Done!

Thanks for your interest in serving as a student volunteer for the 2022 BESLA Annual Conference! There are a variety of positions that support the conference from talent management, registration to CLE workshop monitors. This year, we are looking for approximately 20-25 team members. The volunteer support team is a key element to the Conference’s success; BESLA relies heavily on our student volunteers!

Each candidate must meet the following requirements for consideration:
1.    Sign, acknowledge, and follow the BESLA COVID-19 Policy found
2.    Sign, acknowledge, and follow BESLA’s Code of Conduct found
3.    Be a BIPOC student enrolled in law school on a full-time basis, 
4.    Have completed at least one (1) full year of enrollment at an accredited law school, 
5.    Have a minimum cumulative law school grade point average (“GPA”) of 2.8, and
  • We will consider applicants with GPAs of 2.5-2.7, but special consideration will be given to those who meet the higher requirement. 
6.    Have demonstrated a sincere interest in entertainment law, sports law or a related field of study through one (1) of the following:
  • Completion of a law school course in entertainment, sports law or a related course (intellectual property, media, digital media, antitrust, etc.);
  • Completion of an internship or clerkship in entertainment law, sports law or a related field; 
  • A current job in the field of entertainment or sports;
  • Current membership in an entertainment law or sports law society/ association; 
  • Attendance at an entertainment law or sports law seminar or conference since enrolling in law school. Please provide all details of the seminar/conference; or
  • A letter of recommendation from a practicing attorney and/or a professor of sports law, entertainment law, or a related field of study.

To be considered as a student volunteer, please complete the below application (include your resume, your most recent unofficial transcript and a business/professional headshot) by August 31, 2022.  

If you are accepted as a team member, you will be notified via e-mail by September 23, 2022 at the latest. However, decisions will be made on a rolling basis so the earlier you submit your materials, the better the chance you have of being considered. If accepted you will be required to arrive in Punta Cana no later than 6pm ET on Monday, October 31, 2022; on-site volunteer orientation will be held on the morning of November 1, 2022 at the resort. 

Please note that BESLA has set aside discounted lodging rates (at the all-inclusive resort) for all student volunteers but students must provide their own transportation to/from PUJ and pay for their own lodging to be shared with another student volunteer. 

If you have any questions about this application and this volunteer opportunity, please reach out to We look forward to a productive and informative Annual Conference!

BESLA Board of Directors