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ST. JOHN'S UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW - Queens, New York

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OCI registration opens March 2022

OCI requests accepted by

OCI requests accepted by Mail
Phone
Email to: [email protected]
Online, URL: Symplicity system - https://law-stjohns-csm.symplicity.com/employers)
Email beginning date 03/01/2022
Mail beginning date 03/01/2022
Phone beginning date 03/01/2022
Online beginning date 03/01/2022

Please specify any changes in OCI procedures or policies that will be in effect for the first time during 2022
Early Interview Week will take place from Monday, August 1st to Friday, August 5th. At this time, we will plan to host the program virtually utilizing the FloRecruit system. If you would prefer to conduct interviews in person, please contact me directly, as we would be happy to accommodate in-person interviews on our Queens campus if future conditions and policies permit. Later interview sessions will continue virtually or on our Queens Campus as follows: Session II: Tuesday, September 6th through Friday, September 30th Session III: Tuesday, October 4th through Friday, October 28th • There is no fee required to participate in St. John’s Recruitment Program. • Employers are provided with the resumes of applicants in advance of interviews, to select those individuals they wish to meet. • Each employer’s interview schedule is tailored according to their needs and specifications. If you are unable to make a date that falls within those sessions, please do not hesitate to contact me so that other accommodations can be made. If your organization cannot avail itself for On-Campus Interviews, we would be happy to collect and forward resumes to your attention through our Resume Collection service or advise students to contact you directly through a Direct Application.

OCI date assignment procedure

OCI date assignment procedure First come first served

Comments
OCI accommodations are granted on a first come, first served basis.

OCI Fee? No
OCI date confirmation will be sent to employers 03/31/2022

If requested our school will coordinate with
Any local area Law School or institution of higher education.

Required Employer Forms
We ask that employers complete our Recruitment Registration Form or register via Symplicity. OCI Confirmations will be sent to employers upon registration. For questions regarding the process, please contact Tess Ann Abbazio at [email protected]

OCI Date Details

OCI Interview Periods Early Interview Week - Session I:
Monday, August 1st to Friday, August 5th

Session II:
Tuesday, September 6th through Friday, September 30th

Session III:
Tuesday, October 4th through Friday, October 28th


If you are unable to make a date that falls within those sessions, please do not hesitate to contact me so that other accommodations can be made.

If your organization cannot avail itself for On-Campus Interviews, we would be happy to collect and forward resumes to your attention through our Resume Collection service or advise students to contact you directly through a Direct Application.

Callback period for 2L summer positions
N/A

Is video conferencing available? Yes

Comments
SJU Law CDO welcomes employers to participate in recruitment in the manner that is most conducive to their individual needs. Whether, in-office, on-campus interviews (if future conditions and policies permit), virtual interviews using our FloRecruit platform, or via another method of their choosing. Please contact Tess Ann Abbazio at [email protected] for more information.

Are employers permitted to prescreen? Yes

Dates

OCI Drop date 06/26/2022
Date student materials sent to employer 06/29/2022
Date interview schedule sent to employer 07/14/2022

Mail

Postage/express mail fee No

Comments
The OCI Program is broken down into Sessions. Each Session represents a time period during which a group of employers will be conducting interviews on-campus. Each session has their own employer application and scheduling deadlines. Materials and information will be forwarded to employer in accordance with those deadline. Employers will be notified as to what these dates when they sign-up for OCI. OCI Materials are distributed electronically via PDF. Hard copies of materials can be sent upon request.

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
At this time, we will plan to host the program virtually utilizing the FloRecruit system. If you would prefer to conduct interviews in person, please contact Tess Abbazio at [email protected], as we would be happy to accommodate in-person interviews on our Queens campus if future conditions and policies permit.

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.
Equal Justice Works Career Fair and Conference Loyola Patent Law Interview Program Public Interest Legal Career Fair – at NYU School of Law Peggy Browning Annual National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference Annual Federal Legal Careers Fair Non-Profit & Government Career Fair

DIVERSITY INTERVIEW PROGRAMS
1L Diversity Career Summit AABANY Diversity Career Fair Annual Asian Diversity Career Expo Annual Virtual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair Bay Area Virtual Diversity Career Fair Boston Lawyers Group Job Fair Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair HNBA Career Fair Indy Bar Diversity Job Fair Lavender Law® Conference & Career Fair LGBTQ Law Student Career Fair MCCA Virtual Diversity Career Fair Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference (MMRC) National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA) Job Fair NEBLSA Virtual Job Fair NLLSA Conference and Moot Court Competition Northwest Minority Job Fair Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair Oregon Diversity Career Fair The Legal Aid Society Diversity Fair Women in Stem Virtual 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.
Employment opportunities for students and/or Alumni may be submitted via the Symplicity system, telephoned or sent by mail, e-mail or facsimile. Positions will be published online using the Symplicity system and are updated daily. Positions are posted for sixty (60) days unless otherwise specified by employer. Employer postings are usually published within 24 business hours. In addition to online postings and collections, the Office offers quick collections for employers who wish to begin receiving applications within a condensed time-frame and are able to vet applications according to employer specifications upon request. For more information, please contact Helena Quinn, Associate Director of Employer Relations, at (718) 990-1390 or [email protected]

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?
Job notices for first-year students may be posted prior to December 1st, However, as per NALP guidelines, it is recommended that first year students not begin the application process prior to December 1.

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.stjohns.edu/law/law-career-development/employers
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 28
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 1st
Recruiting policy comments/explanation On December 12, 2018, NALP eliminated its long-standing guidelines related to the law student recruiting process. St. John’s University School of Law has decided to adopt the NALP guidelines as they existed immediately prior to their elimination as our own.