It’s OCI season, which means that it is—or soon will be—the time of year when many law firms subject many law students to that time-honored endurance test: the callback interview. Typically, this experience consists of 4-6 consecutive one-on-one interviews, each with an attorney of varying seniority, sometimes followed by lunch or coffee with even more attorneys. Needless to say, it’s often an overwhelming and exhausting experience, particularly when students run the gauntlet of multiple callbacks in a compressed time frame.
Callback strategies were one of our #PracticeTuesday topics last week, and as part of that conversation, I started this thread:
Here’s a basic insight abt callbacks, IME: if you’re at that stage, The Firm believes you are qualified to do the job. #PracticeTuesday /1
— Rachel Gurvich (@RachelGurvich) August 1, 2017
Following up on that thread, I thought I’d use this post both to provide some context for my tweets and also to elaborate a bit on what I said. Continue reading “Callbacks, continued”