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Fall Interview Program (FIP) Private Sector Overview

2014 General Information

The Fall Interview Program (FIP) - Private Sector offers law firms, businesses and other private sector employers the opportunity to interview 2L and 3L students. Interviews take place from September 22 - 26, 2014 on the Harvard Law School campus.

  • Information about recruitment program fees can be found here.
  • Employers can register for either an interview schedule or resume collection, but not both.
  • A schedule consisting of 20-minute interviews will accommodate 20 interviews while a schedule of 30-minute interviews will accommodate 13 interviews.
  • Interviews will run from 11 am to 7 pm. Please notify us if you require a different schedule time.
  • Students choose the employers they want to interview with through an on-line bidding system and interviews are randomly assigned by lottery. The process is designed to maximize interviewing opportunities for both students and employers.¬†
Important Dates
April 1 - August 1Registration
August 18 - September 5Early Interview Program callback period
September 81st Day of Classes for 2Ls and 3Ls
September 15Interview schedules and student resumes sent to employers
September 22 - 26Interviews
September 29Resume collection results sent to employers


Harvard Law School Recruitment Policies

  • All employers participating in FIP will be expected to comply with Harvard Law School's Recruiting Policies & Guidelines and NALP Timing Guidelines.
  • Harvard Law School has a no prescreening policy, which means that employers are not permitted to prescreen candidates or ask for transcripts in advance of the interview program.
  • NALP Member Employers must complete the Pro Bono section of the NALP Form by August 1.

If you have any questions, please contact Steve Donovan, Recruitment Manager, at recruiting@law.harvard.edu 617-495-2959.

Last modified: October 01, 2014

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