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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.

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Acing 1L InterviewsPodcast
Ten Tricky Interview QuestionsPodcast

Updates from Hire Ground

  • Interview Preparation

    While students often talk about the importance of grades, we see that interviews are actually the biggest difference maker in hiring decisions. Make sure you are interview-ready by listening to the Acing 1L Interviews podcast. Review the many resources on interviewing available to you on the OCS website, including information on what to wear, possible

    January 30, 2024

  • Thank You Notes After Interviews?

    Many students wonder if they should be writing thank you notes after interviews with potential employers for 1L summer positions. The general rule of thumb, particularly for large law firm employers, is that they are not necessary after a screening interview, but are recommended after a callback interview. If you do decide to send a

    January 9, 2024

  • Resources to Help You with Your Interviews

    Whether you already have some interviews lined up, or hope to have some shortly, make sure you are prepared. Start by listening to the Acing 1L Interviews podcast. Then review the many resources on interviewing available to you on the OCS website, including information on what to wear, possible interview questions and questions you can

    January 2, 2024

  • Scheduling Interviews During J-Term

    Remember, interviews should not be scheduled during class time during the January Experiential Term. Our Employer Recruiting Policies alert employers to the prohibition of interviewing during j-term, and employers should work with you to schedule your interview on a date after the term ends or at a time that does not conflict with course requirements.

    January 2, 2024

  • Scheduling Summer Job Interviews During January Experiential Term

    Please remember that interviews for 1L summer positions should not be scheduled during any classes during the January Experiential Term. Missing 1 of these classes is the equivalent of missing an exam in a fully graded course. Our Employer Recruiting Policies alert employers to the prohibition of interviewing during the Experiential Term, and employers should

    December 19, 2023