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OCI registration opens Mid-March 2023

OCI requests accepted by

OCI requests accepted by Mail
Email to: [email protected]
Online, URL:
Email beginning date 03/15/2023
Mail beginning date 03/15/2023
Phone beginning date 03/15/2023
Online beginning date 03/15/2023

Please specify any changes in OCI procedures or policies that will be in effect for the first time during 2023
We now offer virtual or in-person OCI to all participating employers.

OCI date assignment procedure

OCI date assignment procedure First come first served

Many employers try to register as early as possible.

OCI Fee? No fee for OCI, Early Interview Week, or Early Recruitment Programs.
OCI date confirmation will be sent to employers 03/15/2023

If requested our school will coordinate with
Employers receive OCI date confirmation upon registration.

Required Employer Forms
Online Registration for OCI at Online Registration at other times during the year at Non-Discrimination Policy located on this webpage as well. Electronic Registration Form can also be requested from Career Development Office at [email protected].

OCI Date Details

OCI Interview Periods Fall and Spring generally

Callback period for 2L summer positions
Generally September through early November.

Is video conferencing available? Yes

Video conferencing is available through Zoom and FloRecruit.

Are employers permitted to prescreen? Yes


OCI Drop date 05/29/2023
Date student materials sent to employer 06/14/2023
Date interview schedule sent to employer 06/30/2023


Postage/express mail fee None.

OCI dates vary according to interview dates. Students' application materials are sent to employers approximately two weeks to four weeks prior to scheduled interview dates. Interview schedules are sent to employers 4 days to one week prior to the scheduled interview.

Do you provide resume collection or direct mail option for employers not participating in OCI? Yes


Are all OCI conducted in campus buildings? No

If no, describe alternatives and reservation procedure
Early Interview Week is conducted virtually via FloRecruit and in-person at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association; remainder of OCI hosted at the School of Law or via FloRecruit.

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.
Students can participate in the following through the CWRU School of Law Career Development Office: Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair-Washington, DC; Midwest Public Interest Conference-Chicago, IL; Cook County Bar Assoc. Minority Job Fair-Chicago, IL; Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference-Minneapolis, MN; BLSA Midwest Minority Conference; Loyola Patent Law Interview Program, Chicago, IL; Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Fall Diversity and Inclusion Fair; Hartland Legal Job Fair; Lavender Law Fair. Early Recruitment Programs take place virtually for key locations: Chicago, New York, DC, and Southern California. The 2023 New England Interview Program will place virtually with eight other law schools.

Cook County Minority Job Fair - Chicago, IL Heartland Diversity Job Fair - Kansas City, MO National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair - St. Louis, MO Lavender Law Career Fair - Chicago, IL Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference - Minneapolis, MN Vault/MCCA Legal Diversity Career Fair Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Career Fair.

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.
Student and alumni job postings are updated on a daily basis. Job postings are accessible online through Symplicity, a web based recruiting system, to those alumni who request a password through our office at Students automatically receive a password. Employers may fax, mail, email, telephone, or register online at or email job postings to the Career Development Office at [email protected]. Job postings remain active approximately 4 weeks, unless employers request otherwise.

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?
First-year students are encouraged to participate in Spring Recruitment during their second semester.

Recruiting Policy Information

Does your law school have a recruiting policy? Yes
If yes, does this policy apply to All employers
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? Guidelines
Minimum number of days a student should have to respond 21
Is there a maximum number of employment offers a student may hold open at any one time? No
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? No
Recruiting policy comments/explanation