Duke Law students have been charting their employment course and laying the foundation for their job search since the first day of law school.
Our students are counseled closely to define their goals and to think about their skills, knowledge, and passions and how they can fit into a fulfilling professional life. The Career and Professional Development Center offers several opportunities for employers to engage Duke Law students in their recruitment efforts.
OCI Segment I
Dates and details for 2022 Duke Law On Campus Interview programs (OCI) will be announced soon. OCI Segment I is scheduled by a 100% lottery process. Employer registration will open in February 2022. Please contact Erin Biggerstaff with any questions.
OCI Segment II
Dates and details for 2022 Duke Law On Campus Interview programs (OCI) will be announced soon. OCI Segment II is scheduled via employer preselect and interviews take place after fall classes resume. Employer registration will open in February 2022. Please contact Erin Biggerstaff with any questions.
Pre-OCI Resume Collects
Employers wishing to accept applications from Duke Law rising 2L and rising 3L candidates prior to OCI Segment I are encouraged to participate in our Pre-OCI Resume Collect sessions. Student application deadlines will be available throughout the summer. Both employers who are unable to participate in OCI and employers who wish to conduct early recruitment in addition to OCI may participate. There are no fees to participate in Pre-OCI Resume Collects. Registration for Summer 2022 Pre-OCI Resume Collects will open in February 2022. Please contact Erin Biggerstaff with any questions.
Government & Public Interest OCI
Opportunities for Government & Public Interest employers to interview students are available throughout the academic year. Learn more here.
Employers may post jobs for students during the academic year and for graduates year-round via our Symplicity job board. For assistance with job postings, please contact Susan Anderson.
Learn more about job postings here.
Spring Interview Program
Our Spring Interview Program (SIP) is 100% preselect and there is no fee to participate. Registration will open on October 20, 2021 for interview dates in February 2022. Employers may interview all class levels. Learn more about the Spring Interview Program here.
Job Fairs and Consortium Programs
Duke Law students participate in many job fairs throughout the United States, including SEMJF, the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair, SIPJF, Loyola, and Lavender Law.
Duke Law CPDC also participates in the North Carolina Legal Interview Program.