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UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

OCI / Job Posting

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OCI registration opens February 1

OCI requests accepted by

OCI requests accepted by Email to
Online, URL
Email beginning date 02/01/2022
Online beginning date 02/01/2022

Please specify any changes in OCI procedures or policies that will be in effect for the first time during 2022
This year we will be combining our Regional Interview Program with OCI and it will once again be conducted virtually.

OCI date assignment procedure

OCI date assignment procedure Early/Late Rotation

Comments

OCI Fee? Please see https://www.law.upenn.edu/careers/employers/recruiting.php
OCI date confirmation will be sent to employers

If requested our school will coordinate with

Required Employer Forms

OCI Date Details

OCI Interview Periods July 26, 2022 to July 28, 2022 and August 2 to August 4

Callback period for 2L summer positions
July 29, 2022 to August 1, 2022 and after August 4, 2022

Is video conferencing available? Yes

Comments

Are employers permitted to prescreen

Are employers permitted to prescreen? No

If no, explain
Students bid for and rank employers in order of their preference. Interviews are scheduled on a lottery basis. IP employers may screen candidates for science and/or technical backgrounds.

Dates

OCI Drop date
Date student materials sent to employer 07/18/2022
Date interview schedule sent to employer 07/18/2022

Mail

Postage/express mail fee

Comments
All materials are delivered electronically.

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
Interviews will be conducted virtually via FloRecruit.

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.
1. GPALS Philadelphia: usually held in September. Features students from Penn Law, Dickinson, Rutgers/Camden, Temple, Villanova, Drexel and Widener. Fee for for-profit employers. Pre-screened. 2. NY International Law Students Interview Program: usually held in late January at NYU. Features international lawyers (LL.M. candidates) interviewing for one-year and permanent placements. Pre-screened. 3. Public Interest/Public Service Job Fair: usually held in January in Philadelphia; features students from Penn Law, Dickinson, Rutgers/Camden, Temple, Villanova, Drexel and Widener Law Schools. Free for public interest and government employers. 4. Patent Law Interview Program: usually held in August at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law. 5. Equal Justice Works: usually held in October in Washington, DC. Features interviews by domestic and international public interest employers.

DIVERSITY INTERVIEW PROGRAMS
Philadelphia Diversity Law Group 1L Summer Program Delaware Minority Job Fair DuPont Minority Job Fair NYC Metro Area LGBT Legal Career Fair Charlotte Legal Diversity Clerkship Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair Nashville Bar Association First Year Minority Clerkship Job Fair Northwest Minority Job Fair Lavender Law Job Fair National Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Mid-Atlantic Job Fair National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair Heartland Diversity Job Fair Bay Area Diversity Career Fair Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair

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

send, upon request, one package containing resumes/transcripts? Yes
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.
Post your job using the Penn Law Career Services Management System (Symplicity) at https://law-upenn-csm.symplicity.com/employers. Enter your user name and password. Click on Create Job Posting under the Shortcuts menu on the homepage. Fill out the position information form in its entirety and submit. Your position will be posted to our password-protected database accessible only to Penn Law students and alumni. This system allows you to manage your listings completely. Please note: If you have not previously accessed our system, you will need to register by clicking on New Users. Once we confirm your registration, you will receive an email with a password in order to log in.

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?
1L students participate in Spring OCI, which usually begins in late January and runs through the end of February each year. We welcome employers interested in interviewing first-year students in our no-fee spring OCI program. Job notices for 1Ls are published beginning October 15 and continue throughout the academic year. Our policy regarding employer recruiting of 1Ls can be found on our website at https://www.law.upenn.edu/careers/employers/policies.php

Recruiting Policy Information

Does your law school have a recruiting policy? Yes
If yes, does this policy apply to All employers
Link to policy https://www.law.upenn.edu/careers/employers/policies.php
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 14-21
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 3
Is there a specific date before which employers should not initiate formal one-on-one recruiting contact with first-year students?
Recruiting policy comments/explanation Employers are encouraged to visit our website at https://www.law.upenn.edu/careers/employers/ for updates and contact us directly with any questions they may have at [email protected]