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University of California, Irvine School of Law - Irvine, California

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OCI registration opens Second week of March

OCI requests accepted by

OCI requests accepted by Online, URL:
Online beginning date 03/13/2023

Please specify any changes in OCI procedures or policies that will be in effect for the first time during 2023

OCI date assignment procedure

OCI date assignment procedure First come first served

Employers registered by the priority deadline will receive their first choice of date, unless the requested date was full.

OCI Fee? Yes. Fee waived for public interest and government employers.
OCI date confirmation will be sent to employers 05/15/2023

If requested our school will coordinate with
Not applicable.

Required Employer Forms
Completed Invoice Form and Non-discrimination Form.

OCI Date Details

OCI Interview Periods July 24, 2023 - July 27, 2023

Callback period for 2L summer positions
At employer's convenience. Fall Semester instruction begins 8/21/2023.

Is video conferencing available? Yes

Interviews will be scheduled via Flo Recruit.

Are employers permitted to prescreen? Yes


OCI Drop date 06/09/2023
Date student materials sent to employer 07/05/2023
Date interview schedule sent to employer 07/13/2023


Postage/express mail fee Not applicable.


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


Are all OCI conducted in campus buildings? No

If no, describe alternatives and reservation procedure
2023 Early Interview Week (July 24-27) will be held virtually. All other OCI programs in the Fall (September) and Spring (February) will be held on campus or virtually, based on employer preference.

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.
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Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair Hosted by Cook County Bar Association | July 2023 The objective of the CCBA Minority Job Fair is to recruit the brightest talent amongst minority law students of color and match them with employers (law firms, corporations, government agencies, and public interest agencies) that truly value diversity. Bay Area Diversity Career Fair | July 2023 The Bay Area Diversity Fair attracts hiring representatives from the most prominent law firms, government legal departments, and nonprofit organizations. Only law students who have completed their first year of law school by the time interviews are eligible to participate. Openings are for 2024 2L summer associate positions. National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Bar Association Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair | July 2023 The National LGBT Bar Association’s annual Lavender Law® Career Fair is designed to achieve a sense of community and inclusion for LGBTQ+ candidates within the legal profession’s recruiting efforts. By participating in this career fair, candidates will talk directly to LGBTQ+ friendly recruiters from law firms, government agencies, LGBTQ+ rights groups, and corporate legal departments. Western Regional Black Law Student Association Annual Job Fair | July 2023 The Career Development Office also advises students of upcoming minority and diversity job fairs held throughout the country.

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.
UCI Law encourages employers to submit job opportunities for graduates in our online job database, Legal Employment Opportunities (LEO), hosted by 12Twenty. After a free, one-time registration, employers may post job openings online themselves. To begin, employers should visit Employer registrations and job postings must be approved by the Career Development Office and may remain open for any duration of the employer's choosing.

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?
Prospective employers should not initiate formal one-on-one recruiting contact with first-year students, including applications, interviews, or offers prior to December 1. In limited circumstances government employers requiring an extensive background check may receive and review applications 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
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 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 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
Recruiting policy comments/explanation