OCI Prep: Navigating Firm Recruiting as a GPI-focused Student
This session is for students who will pursue firm employers for 2L summer, including through OCI Segment I at the end of July, but who were previously interested in GPI work and/or have plans to transition to public interest work after a few years of practice. Join Ashley Walker (a career counselor who works primarily with private sector students) and Bethan Eynon (a career counselor who works primarily with GPI students) as we work through tailoring your GPI narrative for interviews with private law firms. A panel of upper-level students working at firms will share how they explained why they are interested in private practice, how they modified their narratives for firm interviews, how they framed their public interest experiences and pro bono for firm interviewers, and how they navigated questions about interest in pro bono work and long-term career goals. Then, practice adjusting your own narrative and receive feedback. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. Contact Bethan Eynon (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions. Pizza will be served after this session and prior to the subsequent "OCI Prep: Logistics and Resource Overview" session at 12:30 pm.
- May 61Ls: OCI Segment I Resources and Logistics Overview
Learn about the plethora of resources at your disposal over the summer for On Campus Interviews held July 29-August 1, 2019 (with a preview night on July 29 from 2-5 p.m.). This session will cover OCI "Segment I," which is what most think of with the term "OCI" and is the most preparation-intensive session; other OCI sessions will be held in the Fall for smaller employers and GPI. We will discuss the bidding process, how to prepare a successful bid list, using your counselor as a resource over the summer, and how to network and prepare for interviews. For additional information, contact Julia DiPrete (email@example.com). Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. Lunch will be available about 15 minutes prior to this event.
- May 6
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The tech issue
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Kennedy receives inaugural Bolch Prize
Bolch Judicial Institute award honors retired U.S. Supreme Court justice's dedication to protecting and advancing the rule of law.