What is a Joint On-Campus Interview?
To maximize the efficiency of your interview schedule, Chicago-Kent will host an interview day on its campus for your recruiting team, and allow you to include students from other Chicago-area schools on that interview schedule.
Who Uses the Joint OCI Program?
Both private entities (firms and corporations) and government agencies (federal and state) have taken advantage of our Joint OCI program in the past.
Which Chicago Area Schools Could be Included?
Chicago-Kent is a member of the Chicago Area Law School Consortium (CALSC), an organization comprised of 11 Illinois area schools. Other CALSC member schools include:
- DePaul University College of Law
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law
- Northern Illinois University College of Law
- Northwestern University Law School
- Notre Dame Law School
- Southern Illinois University School of Law
- The John Marshall Law School
- Valparaiso University School of Law
- University of Chicago Law School
- University of Illinois College of Law
How Are Candidates Selected?
Employers may set specific criteria for applicants (e.g., GPA, class rank, moot court, Law Review, etc.). Each school participating in the Joint OCI will enforce those criteria in prescreening. All materials will then be forwarded to Chicago-Kent which will bundle the application materials and send them electronically or by mail to the employer. The employer will then select the candidates it would like to interview and inform Chicago-Kent of the selections. Chicago-Kent will notify the other participating schools as to which of their students were chosen.
How Do I Register for Joint OCI?
Please contact Helena Gonzalez, Assistant Director of Career Services for Chicago-Kent College of Law, to arrange for a Joint OCI. Her contact information is:
Assistant Director of Career Services
Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 West Adams Street, Room 360
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (312) 906-5207
The Career Services staff looks forward to working with you in your recruiting efforts. If we can be of any assistance, please contact us. Please contact Tamara McClatchey, Director of Career Services & Recruitment Programs, with any questions regarding Fall Recruiting. You may also contact the Career Services Office Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. by phone at (312) 906-5200, by fax at (312) 906-5171, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.