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Western Michigan University Thomas M Cooley Law School - Lansing, Michigan

OCI / Job Posting

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OCI registration opens Year round

OCI requests accepted by

OCI requests accepted by Mail
Email to: [email protected]
Online, URL
Email beginning date 01/01/2023
Mail beginning date 01/01/2023
Phone beginning date 01/01/2023
Online beginning date 01/01/2023

Please specify any changes in OCI procedures or policies that will be in effect for the first time during 2023
There are no changes in OCI procedures or policies.

OCI date assignment procedure

OCI date assignment procedure First come first served

OCI confirmation will be sent to employers the same date the OCI request is received by Career Services.

OCI Fee? No fee charged.
OCI date confirmation will be sent to employers

If requested our school will coordinate with
Other schools and employers

Required Employer Forms
Registration online at:

OCI Date Details

OCI Interview Periods

Callback period for 2L summer positions

Is video conferencing available? Yes

OCI dates are available year round and are scheduled at the employer's convenience

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 No


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.
American Bar Association/Law Student Division Career Fair Equal Justice Works Career Fair and Conference Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference Loyola Patent Law Interview Program Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a member of PSJD and Equal Justice Works.

AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Minority Outreach Program Boston Lawyers Group Job Fair Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Diversity & Inclusion Career Fair Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair Grand Rapids Bar Association/Floyd Skinner Bar Association Minority Summer Clerkship Program Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair Hispanic National Bar Association Job Fair and Conference IMPACT Indianapolis Bar Association (Indy Bar) Job Fair Lavender Law Job Fair and Conference National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) Job Fair National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA) Job Fair Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair St. Louis Diversity Job Fair Tri-State Diversity Recruitment Program Vault Legal Diversity Career Fair Wolverine Bar Association Summer Clerkship Program and Summer Federal Judicial Intern Program

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.
Employers may register and post their job listings online using the Symplicity career services management program at or may email their job listings to [email protected]. CPD staff will post job listings received via email in Symplicity the same day. Job listings will remain posted for the period of time determined by the employer. Graduates can access Symplicity via the WMU-Cooley Portal to view job listings. Employers can view responses anytime after the job is posted online via Symplicity.

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?
WMU Cooley Law School Career and Professional Development Office abides by the NALP guidelines. First-year students are eligible and encouraged to participate in the spring on-campus interview program.

Recruiting Policy Information

Does your law school have a recruiting policy?
If yes, does this policy apply to
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?
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?
Maximum number of offers that can be held open
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