Thank you for your interest in Duke Law School! To speak with our recruiting team, please contact Erin Biggerstaff, Recruiting Coordinator, or Adriane Kyropoulos, Director of Recruitment & Employer Relations. If you are unable to come to campus but would like to participate in fall recuiting at Duke Law School, you may post a Fall Resume Collect under the OCI tab in Symplicity.
Public Interest & Government employers may contact Emily Sharples, Manager, Office of Public Interest Advising, or Stella Boswell, Assistant Dean, Career and Professional Development Center, Director, Office of Public Interest Advising.
All dates and information below are subject to change before March 7, 2016.
|Registration begins: March 7, 2016, 12pm ET|
Registration ends for Segments I & II : May 20, 2016, 12pm ET
(Registrations for Public Interest & Government OCI are accepted on a rolling basis through October, 2016)
|Notification of assigned OCI date: Rolling basis beginning March 28, 2016|
|List of participating employers available to students: May 27, 2016|
|OCI Segment I student bidding: July 18-25, 2016|
|OCI Segment I schedules and wait list available to employers: August 1, 2016, 12pm ET|
|OCI Segment I interviews at Washington Duke Inn: August 8-11, 2016|
|Callback days: Friday, August 12 - Tuesday, August 23, 2016|
Segment II interview schedules available to employers:
Approximately one week prior to the date of your interviews.
|Upper-Level classes begin: Wednesday, August 24, 2016|
|OCI Segment II interviews at Duke Law School: weekdays, August 24 - September 30, 2016|
Public Interest & Government OCI at Duke Law School: weekdays, August 24 - October 28, 2016
OCI Segment I interviews on August 8-11 will take place in the Washington Duke Inn, located within walking distance of the law school.
Interviews for OCI Segment II and Public Interest & Government OCI will be held at the Law School.
Fall 2016 OCI Segment I Fees
Registration Fee: $125 per employer for OCI Segment I (non-refundable). This fee will be waived for government and public interest organizations and for Segment II OCI.
1 to 40 attorney organizations; government; public interest: no charge
41 to 99 attorney organizations: $400 per room
100 or more attorney organizations: $875 per room
Hospitality Suite Fees: $600 per suite (non-refundable). Limited space is available for employer hospitality suites for OCI Segment I. For more information and to reserve a hospitality suite, please contact Erin Biggerstaff.
Fees for interview schedules and hospitality suites cover the costs of room reservations - employers do not need to book their own interview rooms or hospitality suites. Employers are responsible for booking sleeping rooms for their interviewers if needed (a courtesy room block will be available at the Washington Duke Inn). Interviewers may not stay in interview rooms or hospitality suites over night.
Please review our cancellation policy below in advance of submitting your OCI schedule request. Invoices will be sent to the contact listed on the OCI schedule via email at the end of May 2016. If your organization plans to register for multiple schedules with more than one contact, the registration fee will be attached the invoice for the first schedule request received. Fees are due two weeks from the receipt of your invoice.
Please make your check payable to Duke University School of Law and mail it to:
Ms. Kelly Briggs
210 Science Drive, Box 90367
Durham, NC 27708-0367
Fall 2016 OCI Cancellations
Registration fees and hospitality suite fees for Fall OCI are non-refundable. Schedule fees for Fall OCI early cancellations (made by 12pm ET, May 20, 2016) are elibible for a full refund. Schedule fees for Fall OCI late cancellations (made by 12pm ET, July 14, 2016) are eligible for a half refund. There are no fees associated with Public Interest & Government OCI. All employer cancellation requests must be made at least one week prior to your interview date.
Logistics memorandums for each OCI Segment, including information on sleeping rooms, shipping marketing materials, and parking, will be available summer 2016.
Recruiting PoliciesBy registering for OCI, employers recruiting at Duke Law are agreeing to adhere to our full Recruiting Policies
Employers recruiting at Duke Law should review Duke University's full Anti-Discrimination Policy and check the section in your OCI Schedule Request labeled "Duke University School of Law Anti-Discriminatory Policy" to affirm your organization's compliance.
Scholastic Standing and Grading Policy
Duke Law School does not release class rank. Duke Law School uses a slightly modified form of the familiar 4.0 scale. The modification permits faculty to recognize especially distinguished performances with grades above a 4.0. The highest grade given is 4.3. A grade of 1.5 or lower is failing. The median grade for all first- year and upper level courses of 40 or more students is 3.3. For more information, please review our full Grading Policy.