Law School OCI & Clerkships

On-campus interviewing ("OCI") is formulaic, contrived, and coerced. But for most, it remains as the first real foray into finding a law job they can love.

Law school on-campus interviewing (“OCI”) is a fascinating, and potentially powerful, tool in your job search. Despite it being formulaic, contrived, and coerced, the exercise remains for many law students the first real foray into the process of finding a law job they can love. But it is not for the faint of heart. the application process can be grueling, the interviews mysterious and unsatisfying, and the results sometimes seemingly arbitrary. That’s why we’ve gathered resources to help you navigate law school OCI and it’s attendant weirdness. for those with the right mix of grades, Charisma, experience, and lock, the law school OCI experience can launch them into their life of big law and it’s trappings. On these Pages, you will read from voices who’s experiences with law school OCI will be valuable to you. How to maximize your chances. How to deal with the inevitable rejection. how to engage, how to practice, and how to smile while doing so. If you’re thinking about resources on law school OCI, you have come to the right place. You can read all about them below. And if you’re just interested in reading all of our posts about law school OCI, you can do that here. And you can read all of our content about career goals, too.