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4020 Wasserstein Hall (WCC)
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone: 617-495-3119
Email: ocs@law.harvard.edu

Updates from Hire Ground

  • Plaintiffs’ Firms

    Last year, a handful of plaintiff-side litigation firms participated in EIP. If you are interested in such firms, keep an eye on the 2024 Preview and EIP Employer List and also consider participating in OPIA’s early fall recruiting program, V-PIIP. For additional information about recruiting opportunities, read OPIA’s recent blog post, Plaintiffs’ Firms Recruiting Through

    April 11, 2024

  • EIP Employers – Preliminary List

    Download the Preliminary Preview & EIP 2024 Employer List to see the firms and office locations that have registered for Preview and EIP. Employers will continue to register over the coming weeks and we anticipate that the final list of employers will be similar to 2023. In a future update we will add information about

    March 28, 2024

  • Thinking About Practice Areas

    With summer approaching, you may still be uncertain which practice area may be right for you. The OCS Practice Area Podcast Series provides insight into specific practice areas from leading practitioners in their field. Each podcast is a short one-on-one interview between an attorney and an OCS adviser about that attorney’s practice, including an overview

    March 26, 2024

  • Beyond Big Law Podcast Series

    Wondering what you can do in the private sector beyond Big Law? The Beyond Big Law Podcast Series provides students an opportunity to learn about careers in the private sector that are outside of typical big law firm practice. Many HLS Alumni have pursued such careers, either immediately or after practicing at a large law

    March 21, 2024

  • 10 Things You Should Know About Big Law

    You have likely heard a lot of things about Big Law and may have a general sense of what to expect this summer and beyond. But, you may also be feeling like all the firms look the same and are not quite sure how to differentiate them. Listen to our podcast, 10 Things You Should

    March 21, 2024