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The interview is your chance to differentiate yourself as a candidate. There is no better way to practice interviewing than through networking. Building your networking and meeting attorneys is not only a great way to learn about firms and the profession, but it is also an essential skill in a relationship-based industry like the law.


Preparation and What to Expect

Interview Questions

Callback Interviews

After Interviewing/Following Up


Practice Interviewing

Podcasts and Videos

TitleMedia Type
Acing 1L InterviewsPodcast
Ten Tricky Interview QuestionsPodcast
Callback Interviews OverviewPodcast

Updates from Hire Ground

  • Final Update to OCS Interview Tracker

    We ask that you please enter one final update of your OCS Interview Tracker. Make sure the final update is accurate and includes which offer you have accepted (if you have done so) so that we have good information as we close out the recruiting cycle.

    August 30, 2023

  • Pay it Forward and Decline Excess Offers

    If you have multiple outstanding offers, you must narrow your list down to no more than three offers and promptly decline any offers you feel confident you will not accept. The moment you decide a firm is no longer under consideration, promptly decline that offer. Many of your classmates may be on “hold” with firms

    August 22, 2023

  • Following Up After Callbacks

    Remember, if you have not heard back from a firm where you did a callback interview, you can and should follow up, particularly if waiting is holding up a decision on another offer. While hiring decisions after callback interviews can sometimes take a while, if it has been over a week since your interviews, or

    August 22, 2023

  • Update your EIP Interview Tracker

    We ask that you please continue to update your EIP Interview Tracker. Your classmates are still counting on your responses which are crucial as we crowdsource information to maintain the list on our website of firms that have extended callbacks and offers. Our Interview Tracker spreadsheet – which allows you and your classmates to track

    August 22, 2023

  • What is a ‘Second Look’ and is it Necessary?

    Some firms may offer or suggest a “second look” or post-offer visit. This may be a second visit to the office after an in-person callback or visiting the office for the first-time following virtual interviews. Before scheduling a second look, take an honest assessment of your offers and decline any offers you are not genuinely

    August 17, 2023