2015 General Information

The Fall Interview Program (FIP) – Private Sector offers law firms, businesses and other private sector employers the opportunity to interview 2L and 3L students. Interviews take place in September on the Harvard Law School campus.

  • Information about recruitment program fees can be found here.
  • Employers can register for either an interview schedule or resume collection, but not both.
  • A schedule consisting of 20-minute interviews will accommodate 20 interviews while a schedule of 30-minute interviews will accommodate 13 interviews.
  • Interviews will run between 9 am and 7 pm. Please notify us if you require a specific schedule time.
  • Students express interest in employers through an on-line bidding system and interviews are randomly assigned by lottery. The process is designed to maximize interviewing opportunities for both students and employers.

Important Dates

TBA Registration deadline
August 17 to September 4 Early Interview Program callback period
September 8 1st Day of Classes for 2Ls and 3Ls
TBA Interview schedules and student resumes sent to employers
TBA Interviews
TBA Resume collection results sent to employers

Harvard Law School Recruitment Policies

  • All employers participating in FIP will be expected to comply with Harvard Law School’s Recruiting Policies & Guidelines and NALP Timing Guidelines.
  • Harvard Law School has a no prescreening policy, which means that employers are not permitted to prescreen candidates or ask for transcripts in advance of the interview program.
  • NALP Member Employers must complete the Pro Bono section of the NALP Form by August 1.

If you have any questions, please contact Steve Donovan, Recruitment Manager, at recruiting@law.harvard.edu 617-495-2959.