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Preview and Early Interview Program (EIP)

The Early Interview Program (“EIP”) is Harvard’s signature law firm recruiting event, where more than 700 law firm offices from across the country (and some international) seek to hire HLS students. “EIP” includes EIP Preview and EIP Week.

Understanding Preview and EIP

Updates from Hire Ground

  • Creating a LinkedIn Profile 

    If you don’t already have one, now is a good time to create a LinkedIn profile. When prospective employers or networking contacts inevitably Google your name, they will expect a LinkedIn profile to be among the top results. Having an outdated profile can make you appear unprepared. You should be able to create or update

    February 29, 2024

  • Register for SPIF, Even if You Think You May Not Need It

    We encourage you to register for Summer Public Interest Funding (SPIF) if you have not already accepted a job in the private sector. Most 1Ls will spend their first summer in the public sector, and we want to make sure you have secured your funding. If you don’t ultimately need the funds, you will simply

    February 29, 2024

  • Whether or Not to Participate in EIP

    In deciding whether or not you would like to participate in EIP, we encourage you to review How EIP Fits Into Your Career Goals. EIP is one way to get a job for 2L summer, but certainly not the only way. While many students fully participate in EIP by meeting with dozens of employers, others

    February 22, 2024

  • 2024 Loyola Patent Law Interview Program Registration

    Loyola University Chicago School of Law is hosting the 2024 Patent Law Interview Program on Thursday and Friday, July 18-19.  This nationwide interview program targets patent law employers and rising 2L and 3L students. The 2024 Patent Law Interview Program interviews will be held VIRTUALLY. Last year roughly 130 employers, 190 law schools, and nearly

    February 22, 2024

  • Leveraging the HLS Alumni Network

    Speaking with someone who has a career you might want to emulate is a great way to think about the big picture while also getting advice. Amicus Student-Alumni Connect provides an easy way for you to connect with HLS alumni. LinkedIn may also be a useful resource for finding graduates of HLS or your undergraduate

    February 15, 2024