Harvard Law School (HLS) hosts multiple on-campus interview (OCI) programs throughout the year. All OCI programs offer the option of 20- or 30-minutes interviews. An interview schedule consisting of 20-minute interviews allows for 20 interview slots while an interview schedule consisting of 30-minute interviews allows for 13 interview slots. If your organization is unable to send a recruiter to Cambridge for our OCI programs, we encourage you to register for our Resume Collection Program.
2018-2019 OCI Program Comparison
|2018 Public Interest
|Participating Employers||All Employers||Private Sector
Public Interest &
|Participating Students||1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls||Rising 2Ls & 3Ls||2Ls & 3Ls|
|Interview Program Dates||January 28 to February 6||August 6 to 10||September 10 – 14|
|Location||HLS campus||The Charles Hotel||HLS campus|
|Interview Times||9 am to 7 pm||9 am to 5:20 pm||9 am to 7 pm|
|Callback Period||N/A||August 13 to August 31||N/A|
|OCI Registration Deadline(s)||January 2||June 29 (opens in early February)|
|Fees**||$250 – 1st schedule*
$0 – additional schedules
|$700 per schedule**||$0|
|Additional Information||SIP Overview||EIP Overview||PIIP Overview|
* Government, public interest & non-profit employers are exempt from OCI fees. There are no fees for resume collections.
** Firms with 40 or fewer attorneys qualify for a reduced fee of $350 for the first interview schedule.
Additional Recruitment Options
All employers participating in our OCI programs are expected to comply with Harvard Law School’s Recruiting Policies & Guidelines and NALP Timing Guidelines.
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