On Campus Interviews Segment II

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Duke Law offers flexible options to suit your organization's recruiting needs. Our OCI Segment II program is 100% preselect and there is no fee to participate. Employers may interview both 2Ls and 3Ls, and may choose to conduct interviews virtually or in person at the Law School.

Recruiting Policies

Please review our Recruiting Policies & Guidelines before registering for Duke Law On Campus Interviews (OCI). By registering for OCI, employers recruiting at Duke Law are agreeing to adhere to these policies.

Employers recruiting at Duke Law should review Duke University's full Non-Discrimination Policy and check the section in your OCI Schedule Request labeled "Duke University School of Law Non-Discriminatory Policy" to affirm your organization's compliance.

Grading of Academic Performance: Duke Law School does not release class rank and uses a slightly modified form of the familiar 4.0 scale. For more information, please review Duke Law School’s full Grading Policy.

Key Dates for OCI Segment II

  • March 11: employer registration opens (12pm noon ET).
  • Rolling basis, starting late March: registration confirmations and notifications of assigned interview dates.
  • August 5: deadline for employer registration via Symplicity (email to inquire about registration after this date).
  • August 7 – 15: student bidding period.
  • August 15, by 1pm ET: application packets viewable to employers in Symplicity.
  • August 19, by 12pm (noon) ET: employer selections due.
  • August 22, by 5pm ET: final schedules available.
  • August 26 – September 13 (weekdays): OCI Segment II interview dates.

Registering for OCI Segment II

Employer registration for 2024 OCI Segment II opens via Symplicity at 12 noon ET on March 11, 2024. Please follow the steps below to register via Symplicity. Alternately, you may request an OCI Segment II schedule via email.

  1. Login to Duke Law Symplicity and navigate to the “OCI” section.
  2. Select “Schedule Request” sub-section and click the “Request a Schedule” button.
  3. If possible, make sure the “registering office” is an office participating in the interview schedule.
  4. Under the “Recruiting Session” dropdown menu, select “OCI Segment II 2024.”
  5. If the schedule is for more than one office, please click “yes” under “Include Related Offices” - you will be able to choose which offices to add to the schedule further down in the registration request form under “Interview Slot Assignments.” You may also use the “Additional Locations” box to indicate the office which the schedule is for if you were unable to select an appropriate office as the “Registering” office in step 3 (in which case, please let us know if the “registering office” should NOT be included in the schedule) or if any needed offices are not populated under the “Interview Slot Assignments” section.
  6. Under the “Allow students multiple interviews” section, please select “yes” if your organization allows students to screen with more than one office (if the student should be allowed have more than one screening interview if interested in more than one office location). Please select “no” if students should screen with your organization only once, even if interested in multiple office locations.
  7. Request preferred interview dates. In most cases, we expect to be able to accommodate date preferences for OCI Segment II.
  8. IMPORTANT: In “Scheduling Notes” box, please indicate if you would prefer to conduct interviews in person at the Law School or if you would prefer a virtual schedule, with interviews conducted via Flo Recruit. If you have any other scheduling needs or preferences, such as a request for a later start time if you are conducting virtual interviews, please also include those in this box.
  9. Select your if you want a full day schedule (21 interview slots), half day morning schedule (10 slots) or half day afternoon schedule (11 slots).
  10. If the schedule is for more than one office and you have selected “yes” under “Include Related Offices,” You will see an “Interview Slot Assignments” section. Please use this section to select offices to include on the schedule and to indicate your preferences for your schedule set-up. If you are unsure how to properly set up your preferences, you may provide clarification on your preferences in the “scheduling notes” section (also referenced in step 8).
  11. Fill out the remaining information requested, check the “policy affirmation” box, then click “submit.” If you have questions or need assistance with your schedule request or with setting up your schedules, please email Susan Anderson.

Program Logistics

Virtual interviews will be conducted via Flo Recruit. You can learn more about Flo Recruit in the Flo Recruit Virtual Interviews Guide. In-person interviews will be conducted at the Law School. Additional program logistics will be available in May 2024. Any questions may be directed to Susan Anderson.

Policies and Fees for OCI Segment II

Schedule Fees

There are no fees to participate in OCI Segment II.

OCI Segment II Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be made at least one week prior to your interview date by emailing Susan Anderson.

Additional 2024 Recruitment Programs:

  • Duke Law Pre-OCI Resume Collects (Private Sector): Our Pre-OCI Resume Collect Program is designed to provide maximum flexibility to match the diverse hiring timelines of different employers and offices hiring in early summer, with student application deadlines available in June and July. Employers will contact applicants directly to arrange interviews at their mutual convenience.
  • OCI Segment I (Private Sector): Our OCI Segment I Program is scheduled through a 100% lottery process and is designed to provide an efficient interview process for employers and offices hiring in late summer, with CPDC-hosted virtual interviews running from July 30 – August 2, 2024.
  • Government & Public Interest OCI (GPI OCI): Government & Public Interest employers may interview students through this program during the fall and spring semesters. There is no fee to participate.
  • Posting via the Jobs Tab in Symplicity: Private sector employers may post positions at any point during the academic year (August – May) via the Jobs Tab in Symplicity. Government & Public Interest employers may post positions via the jobs tab year-round. Private sector employers opting to accept rising 2L applications from the 1L class prior to June of the 1L year may submit postings under the “Job Postings” tab to be viewable to students during the spring semester. Please make sure these postings are clearly marked with the relevant start date, e.g. “2025 2L Summer Associate.”

Questions & Posting Changes

If you have any questions or need to make any changes to your OCI Segment II posting after approval, please email Susan Anderson.