The following firms have submitted some information about their practices. Please take a moment to look over these materials, which provide some useful and interesting information about the firms. Information from: Dechert Boston, Dechert: Philadelphia, Dechert: Washington, Dechert: New York, Dechert: Charlotte, Dechert: Hartford, Dechert: San Francisco, McDermott Will & Emery: San Francisco & Chicago, Norton Rose Fulbright
It’s still early, but put these upcoming programs on your radar screen as you begin thinking about EIP this August: The Summer Mock Interview Program, the 2017 Ask the Experts Program (see our current website updated information will be coming soon), and the EIP Resume Review Program beginning in mid-June. OCS is open all summer and appointments are available through our online Appointment Plus system. Summer appointments are usually done over the phone.
Even if a law firm has a casual dress policy, most summer associates will wear suits on the first day of work.
If you haven’t thought about your wardrobe requirements for this summer’s job, now is the time to do so. You want to be sure you are dressing appropriately for the office. You can email the firm’s recruitment coordinator to ask about the dress code if you are unsure. If you are concerned about your ability to afford appropriate attire, SFS offers a one-time, up to $500, LIPP-eligible budget increase for professional attire items. Review the SFS website for full information and instructions on how to apply. For more information on preparing for success this summer, see the Professionalism Primer section of the OCS website and attend OCS Presents: Getting the Permanent Offer on April 25.
Please take a moment to complete the Summer Employment Survey in CSM. The survey is brief and will require only a minute of your time. Your cooperation will allow us to focus our programming and resources to better assist those students still seeking summer 2017 employment. Whether you accepted a job offer, are considering offers, or are still seeking employment, please take a moment to complete the survey. It will be a huge help to the career offices as well as your classmates.
As you finalize your summer plans, we want to remind you that EIP begins on Monday, August 7 and ends on Friday, August 11. If you are participating in EIP, you[…]
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If you have not yet secured employment for this summer, you should make an appointment with an advisor from OCS or OPIA to go over your search so far and to explore your options. If you have secured a position, please take a moment to complete the Summer Employment Survey in CSM. Whether you accepted a job offer, are considering offers, or are seeking employment, please take a moment to complete the survey. It will be a huge help to the career offices as well as your classmates. The information you provide through the Summer Employment Survey will be included in our annual “Who Works Where” list, which is a valuable tool used by many students.
In advance of EIP, employers often share information about their firms, including insights on firm culture and specialty practice areas. Please take a moment to review the materials, which provide some[…]