• 7 dos and don'ts of virtual interviews for Big Law summer associate programs, according to hiring decision-makers at Skadden and Latham & Watkins and a top industry recruiter

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement After a semester-long delay, many law schools' on-campus interviews for summer associate programs are kicking into gear at last.
    OCIs are typically held just before a law student's second year, and are the first formal stage in the talent pipeline for many law firms. This year, due to the pandemic, many schools pushed their OCI programs to January , and have also moved them from in-person to online.
    These shifts have left many students feeling uncertain about various aspects of recruiting, from hiring needs to what law firms are looking for.
    Fortunately, the legal...
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  • WATCH: Hiring decision-makers at Latham and Skadden and an industry recruiter reveal how to land a Big Law summer associate gig

    WATCH: Hiring decision-makers at Latham and Skadden and an industry recruiter reveal how to land a Big Law summer associate gig

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement With on-campus interview programs in full swing at many law schools, students are looking to put their best foot forward to kickstarting their legal careers.
    On Tuesday, January 12, we spoke with three Big Law insiders on how to ace virtual recruiting and land a coveted summer associate job at a firm.
    Insider's legal reporter Yoonji Han spoke with:
    Julie Crisp, partner and vice chair of the recruiting committee at Latham & Watkins
    Carol Sprague, director of talent acquisition at Skadden
    Ru Bhatt, partner at Major, Lindsey & Africa
    They shared their insight on how the...
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