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COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW - New York, New York

OCI / Job Posting

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OCI registration opens March 25, 2022

OCI requests accepted by

OCI requests accepted by Online, URL: https://law-columbia-csm.symplicity.com/employers/?signin_tab=0
Online beginning date 03/25/2022

Please specify any changes in OCI procedures or policies that will be in effect for the first time during 2022

OCI date assignment procedure

OCI date assignment procedure Early/Late Rotation

Comments
Employers will be assigned a date based on their July 2021 date.

OCI Fee? TBD
OCI date confirmation will be sent to employers 05/04/2022

If requested our school will coordinate with
N/A

Required Employer Forms
Summer Outcome and OCI feedback forms

OCI Date Details

OCI Interview Periods Spring OCI (All JDs): January-February 2022
EIP (2L/3Ls): July 28-August 2, 2022

Callback period for 2L summer positions
No formal flyback week.

Is video conferencing available? Yes

Comments
The 2022 interview program will be held virtually.

Are employers permitted to prescreen

Are employers permitted to prescreen? No

If no, explain
Students are given 40 bids to select the employers with which they wish to interview. A lottery to assign interviews is run via Symplicity.

Dates

OCI Drop date
Date student materials sent to employer
Date interview schedule sent to employer

Mail

Postage/express mail fee -

Comments
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Do you provide resume collection or direct mail option for employers not participating in OCI? Yes

Building

Are all OCI conducted in campus buildings? No

If no, describe alternatives and reservation procedure
All interview programs for 2021-2022 are being held virtually.

If you organize or participate in either cooperative or off-campus interview programs, please list applicable information about participating schools, dates, interview locations, program coordinator/telephone, pre-screening or other selection process, and registration fees.
We organize the Overseas Trained LL.M. Student Interview Program for LL.M. students which will typically takes place in January. Participating schools include Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Chicago, University University of Michigan, University of Virginia, Yale Law School. Columbia Law students may participate in the Patent Law Interview Program hosted by Loyola University Chicago School of Law. This is a nationwide interview program that targets patent law employers, rising 2L and 3L students.

DIVERSITY INTERVIEW PROGRAMS
We share information with our students regarding for the following external programs: Bay Area Diversity Fair, Boston Lawyers Group Job Fair, Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair, Delaware Minority Job Fair for 2Ls and 3Ls, Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair, Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair, Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Job Fair, Indianapolis Bar Association: Annual Diversity Job Fair, Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair, Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference, National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) Job Fair, National Black Prosecutors Association Job Fair, National Latina/o Law Student Conference and Job Fair, Northeast Black Law Students Association Career Fair, Northwest Minority Job Fair, Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career, and the St. Louis Diversity Job Fair.

For Employers who do not interview students on-campus, will you:

send, upon request, one package containing resumes/transcripts? No
post a notice directing students to apply directly to employer? Yes

If you provide job listings for graduates, describe how to send notice, when employers can expect responses, length of time notice is posted (whether in print or online), etc.
All job postings for both students and graduates can be submitted online using Symplicity for up to 75 days.

FIRST-YEAR STUDENT Describe any special regulations pertaining to the recruitment of first year students. For example, are first year students eligible for spring OCI? When are job notices posted during second semester?
First year students are eligible to participate in Spring OCI. Job postings are available to students as of October 15. For all other information please refer to our policies page: https://www.law.columbia.edu/careers/employment-policies

Recruiting Policy Information

Does your law school have a recruiting policy? Yes
If yes, does this policy apply to Subset of employers
Explain subset https://www.law.columbia.edu/careers/employment-policies
Link to policy https://www.law.columbia.edu/careers/employment-policies
Do you provide guidelines or a specific requirement regarding the number of days a student should have to respond to an offer? Guidelines
Minimum number of days a student should have to respond 14
Is there a maximum number of employment offers a student may hold open at any one time? Yes
Maximum number of offers that can be held open 5
Is there a specific date before which employers should not initiate formal one-on-one recruiting contact with first-year students? Yes
What is the date before which employers should not initiate contact with first-year students? December 1 - for private sector
November 1 - for public sector and public interest
Recruiting policy comments/explanation