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WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL - Williamsburg, Virginia

OCI / Job Posting

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OCI registration opens 02/01/2022

OCI requests accepted by

OCI requests accepted by Mail
Email to: [email protected]
Online, URL:
Email beginning date 02/01/2022
Mail beginning date 02/01/2022
Phone 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
Fall 2022 OCI's and Interview Programs will be held virtually.

OCI date assignment procedure

OCI date assignment procedure First come first served


OCI Fee? Virtual interview schedules are offered at no cost
OCI date confirmation will be sent to employers

If requested our school will coordinate with
We will coordinate interviewing dates with any Virginia school.

Required Employer Forms
Data form including firm/organization and contact information; offices for which candidates are sought; position title, type, term and description; types of students sought (e.g. 1L, 2L); materials to be submitted by applicants; and preferred interview dates and format.

OCI Date Details

OCI Interview Periods August 2-4; August 9-12; August 16-19; September 7-9; October 4,6&7; and October 25-28

Callback period for 2L summer positions

Is video conferencing available? Yes

William & Mary can facilitate interviews through Flo Recruit. For additional information or to schedule virtual interviews, please contact the Recruiting Program and Data Manager.

Are employers permitted to prescreen? Yes


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


Postage/express mail fee

Resume drop starts approximately three weeks before the interviewing date; resumes are sent at least 2.5 weeks before the interview date; schedules will be available in Symplicity and sent by email at least 2 days before the interview date.

Do you provide resume collection or direct mail option for employers not participating in OCI? Yes
Are all OCI conducted in campus buildings? Yes

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.
William & Mary Off-Campus Interview program (please contact our Recruiting Program and Data Manager for further details about this program): Greater Washington D.C. Interview Program, held in July/August (will be conducted virtually in on July 26-27, 2022). Cooperative/Consortia Interview Programs (please contact our Recruiting Program and Data Manager for additional information about any of these programs): Southern Legal Interview Program, held virtually in July/August with a consortium including UNC, Wake Forest, and Washington and Lee (this year held virtually on July 25, 2022). Northeast Interview Program, held in New York City each July/August (virtually on July 29, 2022) in a consortium with Washington and Lee. New England Interview Program, held each August in Boston (virtually on August 5, 2022) with a consortium including Case Western, Emory, Arizona State, University of Illinois, University of Richmond, Wake Forest, Washington and Lee, and Washington University in St. Louis. Government and Public Interest Interview Program, held each February in Richmond, Virginia (virtually on February 11, 2022) with a consortium including the University of Richmond and Washington and Lee. Spring Interview Program, held each March in Richmond, Virginia (virtually on March 25, 2022) with a consortium including the University of Richmond, Washington and Lee, and the University of Virginia. Our students may be eligible to participate in interview programs sponsored by other schools or organizations each year, including: - Loyola Patent Law Interview Program (each August in Chicago, Illinois) - Equal Justice Works Job Fair (each October in the Washington, D.C. area) - San Francisco Intellectual Property Association Job Fair (each August in San Francisco, California) - Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair (each July in Atlanta, Georgia).

Our students may be eligible to participate in these diversity-based interview programs: - Southeastern Minority Job Fair (Atlanta, Georgia) - Boston Lawyers Group - Boston Job Fair for Students of Color (Boston, Massachusetts) - Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair (Chicago, Illinois) - Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair (Denver, Colorado) - DuPont Legal Minority Job Fair (Houston, Texas; Los Angeles, California; Wilmington, Delaware) - IndyBar Diversity Job Fair (Indianapolis, Indiana) - Heartland Career Fair (Kansas City, Missouri) - Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference (Minneapolis, Minnesota) - LGBT Bar Association -- Lavender Law Career Fair (location rotates nationally) - Bay Area Diversity Career Fair (San Francisco, California) - National Black Prosecutor's Association Job Fair (location rotates nationally) - Northwest Minority Job Fair (Seattle, Washington) - St. Louis Diversity Job Fair (St. Louis, Missouri) - Hispanic National Bar Association Job Fair (location rotates nationally) - IMPACT Career Fair (Washington, D.C.) - Tri-State Diversity Job Fair (Louisville, KY) - Delaware Minority Job Fair (Wilmington, Delaware) - National Bar Association Job Fair (location rotates nationally)- National Black Law Students Association Northeast Job Fair (New York, NY)

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.
William & Mary posts job listings for students and graduates online at no charge to employers. We request a position description and application instructions. To list your positions contact us by phone, email to [email protected]; or go online to Employers can also register for a William & Mary Symplicity account at

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?
We subscribe to the NALP Principles for a Fair and Ethical Recruitment Process and Standards. We will post job notices for first-year students starting on October 1; on-campus interviews for first-year students begin in early February.

Recruiting Policy Information

Does your law school have a recruiting policy? Yes
If yes, does this policy apply to All employers
Link to policy
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
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? No
Recruiting policy comments/explanation