Office of Career Services

Welcome. The Office of Career Services (OCS) is a team of advisors and recruitment professionals who work with current students, alumni, and employers with a focus on private sector careers – including law firms, in-house counsel positions, business careers, alternative legal careers, and judicial clerkships.

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Canceling Callbacks Properly

August 17, 2017

If you are certain you are no longer interested in a particular firm, the firm would much rather you cancel your callback than spend their time and resources on a callback interview. If you wish to cancel, do so as soon as possible. You should call or email the recruiting department as soon as you […]

Evaluating Law Firms

August 17, 2017

Now that the speed-dating format of EIP is over, it’s time for you to get serious about evaluating the firms where you are attending callbacks. Before you get too far into the process, review the OCS website on Evaluating Firms for Professional Success. Knowing in advance how to evaluate the firms can help you know […]

The HLS Low Income Protection Plan (LIPP)

August 17, 2017

The Low Income Protection Plan (LIPP) is Harvard Law School’s loan repayment assistance program. LIPP provides graduates with funding to help meet their monthly required student loan payments. LIPP is a need-based program and eligibility is determined using three factors: debt, finances and type of employment (public and private sector may be covered). You can […]