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Early Interview Program

The Early Interview Program (EIP; “Summer OCIs”) is an efficient, streamlined process for interviewing UC Hastings College of the Law’s 2Ls for summer positions and 3Ls for permanent post-J.D. positions. Employers may prescreen résumés and select up to 75 percent of their interview candidates. EIP is ideal for employers with larger summer programs and recurring recruiting schedules.

The 2022 Early Interview Program will take place from Monday, August 1st through Thursday August 4th, 2022 virtually via Flo Recruit. Registration is open to employers on Tuesday, March 1st via Hastings Careers Online (Symplicity) and will end on Thursday, June 9th.

To join our EIP employer email list, email careers@uchastings.edu.

EIP Important Dates:

Thursday 6/9End of Employer Registration
Friday 6/10Students Begin Bidding on EIP Employers
Wednesday 7/6Employers Begin Pre-Selecting Students.

If Participating in Resume Collect Only: Employers Gain Access to Resume Books
Monday 7/18Last Day for Employers to Pre-Select Students
Week of 7/25Interview Schedules Released for Employers
Monday 8/1 to Thursday 8/4Virtual Early Interview Program via Flo Recruit

Registration Fees (per schedule):

  • 1-20 attorneys worldwide: $225
  • 21-100 attorneys worldwide: $450
  • 100+ attorneys worldwide: $600
  • Public Interest/Government, First-Time Participant, and/or Resume Collect: Free of charge

More information on payment options (credit card and checks) will be sent separately with your invoice once your schedule has been approved.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you must cancel your EIP schedule, please do so by Thursday 6/30/2022 to be eligible to request a refund. A $50.00-$100.00 administrative fee will be withheld, depending upon the size of the employer. For cancellations requested after the cancellation deadline, no refund will be available.

Semester OCI Programs – Fall and Spring 

Employers are welcome to conduct OCIs during the school year on a date that works best with their recruiting timeline. 100% of the candidates can be preselected for interviews and registration is free of charge. Since 2020, semester OCIs have been held virtually via Zoom or Flo Recruit.

Fall Semester OCI

Employers can interview 2Ls and 3Ls for spring, summer, and post-grad placements. OCIs can be conducted on any business day between early September and early November.

Spring Semester OCI

Employers can interview 2Ls and 3Ls for spring, summer, and post-grad placements while 1Ls can be interviewed for summer placements only. OCIs can be conducted on any business day between early February and mid-April.