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  • Register for Masterclass & Mingle

    October 11, 2023

    Learn from an expert, then mingle with attorneys at OCS’s centerpiece event of the fall semester. First, hear from Gorick Ng, Wall Street Journal Bestselling…

  • “Who Works Where” Lists Now Available

    June 6, 2023

    The summer 2023 “Who Works Where” lists are now available. These lists detail where many of your peers are working this summer. Using these…

  • Summer Employment Survey and Who Works Where

    April 13, 2023

    If you have not already, please be sure to complete your Summer Employment Survey in CSM. We know that some of you are still…

  • Creating a LinkedIn Profile

    March 2, 2023

    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.

  • Why Attend Employer Events?

    February 23, 2023

    Your time is limited, so you may be wondering why you should spend time attending employer events. While you can’t (and don’t need to) attend them all, attending some events is a great way to learn more about EIP employers.

  • Employer Event Tips

    February 16, 2023

    As you know many firms are hosting events for 1Ls this spring. You may not know, however, the purpose of attending. As your first step in EIP preparation, use the events to learn more about the firms, their attorneys, and their work- information that can help you differentiate the firms from one another and be used later in interviews to discuss your interest in a particular firm.

  • Leveraging the HLS Alumni Network

    February 16, 2023

    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.

  • EIP Roadmap- Legs 1 and 2

    February 16, 2023

    If you are considering participation in EIP, review The EIP Roadmap for a sense of what’s to come, what you can do now and in the coming months, and a framework for thinking about EIP planning and preparation. If you haven’t already, review Leg 1 on logistics and planning, and be sure to register for EIP and schedule an EIP Planning appointment when you’re ready.

  • Following Up After Events

    February 9, 2023

    After attending employer events, including last night’s Market Mixer, many students wonder about following up with those they met at the event. After a particularly good or lengthy conversation with an attorney, or if an attorney or recruiter encourages you to follow up, it is entirely appropriate to follow up with an email.

  • EIP Orientation and Market Mixer is Tomorrow

    February 7, 2023

    Tomorrow’s EIP Orientation & Market Mixer is an opportunity for you to learn about this summer’s Early Interview Program (EIP) and how best to prepare, as well as meet lawyers from six major legal markets — Boston, Chicago, New York, California, Texas and DC.

  • EIP Orientation and Market Mixer –100 Attorneys From More Than 50 EIP Firms Attending

    February 2, 2023

    If you are a 1L thinking about participating in the Early Interview Program (EIP) we encourage you to attend EIP Orientation and Market Mixer on February 8.

  • Strategic Networking for EIP

    January 31, 2023

    Students don’t always appreciate the value of networking and attending employer events, but informational interviews and employer events are great ways to make meaningful and strategic connections with EIP firms that are of interest to you. Our podcast, Strategic Networking for EIP explains why networking before EIP gives you such an advantage and provides a list of things you can do to network in advance of EIP.

  • Why Should I Attend the EIP Orientation & Market Mixer on February 8?

    January 31, 2023

    EIP Orientation & Market Mixer is coming up on Wednesday, February 8 at 5:45pm. EIP Orientation runs from 5:45-6:30pm and the networking reception is from 6:30-8 pm. This program will provide you with the opportunity learn about EIP and meet a number of attorneys from many law firms that participate in EIP.

  • RSVP Now for EIP Orientation and Market Mixer on Wednesday, February 8 @ 5:45pm

    January 26, 2023

    Are you considering participating in the Early Interview Program (EIP) this summer? The first step is to attend our kickoff event, EIP Orientation and Market Mixer on Wednesday, February 8 at 5:45pm. We will start with EIP Orientation, where you will learn more about EIP and EIP Preview.

  • Why Go to Employer Events?

    January 23, 2023

    Most of you are in the early stages of your 1L summer job search, so it may feel early to start thinking about your 2L summer job and where you would like to be after graduation. Employer events over the next few months can be a great place to get started thinking about your longer-term goals.

  • Save the Date for EIP Orientation and Market Mixer- February 8

    January 18, 2023

    Are you considering participating in the Early Interview Program (EIP) this summer? The first step is to attend our kickoff event, EIP Orientation and Market Mixer on Wednesday, February 8 at 5:45 pm. This program is the first step if you plan to participate in EIP and will outline what is ahead and how to prepare.

  • Law Firm Events Begin Next Week

    January 12, 2023

    Starting next week, many firms will host receptions and other events for 1Ls. Think of these events as your first step in EIP preparation and research.

  • Law Firm Events

    January 5, 2023

    Starting in a couple weeks, many firms will host receptions and other events for 1Ls. Events may include coffee chats, attorney office hours, local receptions, and virtual chats. Think of these events as your first step in EIP preparation and research.

  • Making Your Best Impression at Professional Events

    December 15, 2022

    During your 1L year, employers will host numerous events, including virtual employer chats and in-person reception-style events. You may even choose to attend some over winter break. Starting next semester, the number of these events will increase substantially.

  • You Have an HLS Email Address. Use It!

    November 1, 2022

    Branding is important, even in the hiring process, and when it comes to the legal profession, there is no better brand than Harvard Law School. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to use that to your advantage.

  • Masterclass Recap and Feedback

    October 27, 2022

    We hope those of you who attended our Masterclass event last week found it helpful.