Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby tedalbany » Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:23 pm

shock259 wrote:
wijo0305 wrote:Curious to know if anyone has scanned their signature into their cover letter? Is it even necessary? I'm literally about to send off a bunch emails and trying to determine if I should do this before I hit send.


I don't have a scanner so I just googled "signature" and pasted one of the images that came up into my doc.

Looks pretty legit, but I'm sure it doesn't matter.


lol just put

Sincerely,

/s/ shock259

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby adammac17 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:28 pm

Anybody heard any good news re interviews from Chicago yet? Ive sent off ~75 apps to firms in the past two + weeks and other than a handful of "we will get in touch if we decide to bring you in", no good news yet.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby lawyergirl47 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:36 pm

adammac17 wrote:Anybody heard any good news re interviews from Chicago yet? Ive sent off ~75 apps to firms in the past two + weeks and other than a handful of "we will get in touch if we decide to bring you in", no good news yet.


same question, only for DC...

Also, did we ever reach a consensus on whether letters should be addressed to Hiring Partners or Recruiting Contacts?

Thanks TLS.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby akili » Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:38 pm

lawyergirl47 wrote:
adammac17 wrote:Anybody heard any good news re interviews from Chicago yet? Ive sent off ~75 apps to firms in the past two + weeks and other than a handful of "we will get in touch if we decide to bring you in", no good news yet.


same question, only for DC...



Same for Dallas/Houston

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby tedalbany » Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:38 pm

lawyergirl47 wrote:
adammac17 wrote:Anybody heard any good news re interviews from Chicago yet? Ive sent off ~75 apps to firms in the past two + weeks and other than a handful of "we will get in touch if we decide to bring you in", no good news yet.


same question, only for DC...

Also, did we ever reach a consensus on whether letters should be addressed to Hiring Partners or Recruiting Contacts?

Thanks TLS.


recruiting contact. I'd always double check the firm's site, it'll almost always tell you who to address

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby kalvano » Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:42 pm

akili wrote:
lawyergirl47 wrote:
adammac17 wrote:Anybody heard any good news re interviews from Chicago yet? Ive sent off ~75 apps to firms in the past two + weeks and other than a handful of "we will get in touch if we decide to bring you in", no good news yet.


same question, only for DC...



Same for Dallas/Houston



OCI is just gearing up here in Dallas. SMU is currently taking bids for OCI this week. You'll probably start to hear something in the next week or so.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:44 pm

lawyergirl47 wrote:
adammac17 wrote:Anybody heard any good news re interviews from Chicago yet? Ive sent off ~75 apps to firms in the past two + weeks and other than a handful of "we will get in touch if we decide to bring you in", no good news yet.


same question, only for DC...

Also, did we ever reach a consensus on whether letters should be addressed to Hiring Partners or Recruiting Contacts?

Thanks TLS.


no, but i've received two dings from DC firms already.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby padthai » Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:53 pm

akili wrote:
lawyergirl47 wrote:
adammac17 wrote:Anybody heard any good news re interviews from Chicago yet? Ive sent off ~75 apps to firms in the past two + weeks and other than a handful of "we will get in touch if we decide to bring you in", no good news yet.


same question, only for DC...



Same for Dallas/Houston


Or LA?

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:01 pm

akili wrote:
lawyergirl47 wrote:
adammac17 wrote:Anybody heard any good news re interviews from Chicago yet? Ive sent off ~75 apps to firms in the past two + weeks and other than a handful of "we will get in touch if we decide to bring you in", no good news yet.


same question, only for DC...



Same for Dallas/Houston


I have 1 interview set up in Houston and 2 in Dallas. Definitely should be hearing back soon if you haven't already.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby lawyergirl47 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:02 pm

tedalbany wrote: recruiting contact. I'd always double check the firm's site, it'll almost always tell you who to address


Thanks, tedalbany. This whole process is making me a little neurotic...

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:13 pm

Since I have median grades should I still include a transcript?

I have my GPA on my resume. Is just a resume and cover letter sufficient since my grades aren't sparkling?

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby kalvano » Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Since I have median grades should I still include a transcript?

I have my GPA on my resume. Is just a resume and cover letter sufficient since my grades aren't sparkling?



If they ask for a transcript, include it.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:54 pm

kalvano wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Since I have median grades should I still include a transcript?

I have my GPA on my resume. Is just a resume and cover letter sufficient since my grades aren't sparkling?



If they ask for a transcript, include it.


Obviously. But for firms that I'm mass mailing who do not ask for any specific application packet?

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby kalvano » Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:58 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
kalvano wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Since I have median grades should I still include a transcript?

I have my GPA on my resume. Is just a resume and cover letter sufficient since my grades aren't sparkling?



If they ask for a transcript, include it.


Obviously. But for firms that I'm mass mailing who do not ask for any specific application packet?



Resume / cover letter is the basic app package.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby crossarmant » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:02 pm

kalvano wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
kalvano wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Since I have median grades should I still include a transcript?

I have my GPA on my resume. Is just a resume and cover letter sufficient since my grades aren't sparkling?



If they ask for a transcript, include it.


Obviously. But for firms that I'm mass mailing who do not ask for any specific application packet?



Resume / cover letter is the basic app package.

If you're top 10% should you include your transcript from the get go? That's what I've been doing.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:11 pm

kalvano wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
kalvano wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Since I have median grades should I still include a transcript?

I have my GPA on my resume. Is just a resume and cover letter sufficient since my grades aren't sparkling?



If they ask for a transcript, include it.


Obviously. But for firms that I'm mass mailing who do not ask for any specific application packet?



Resume / cover letter is the basic app package.


Of the firms that I've seen actually specify what they want, I think everyone single one asks for cover letter, resume, and transcript.

I think every single one of my preselects wanted a transcript as well

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby kalvano » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:13 pm

If they specify, then give it to them. If they don't, then stick with a basic cover letter / resume. They'll be able to figure out your transcript to a degree from your GPA.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby stewie27 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:snail mail ding from Holland & Knight DC about a week after e-mailing materials.

school/rank?

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:54 pm

Got what seems to be a callback at a NY non-vault market paying firm.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:55 pm

adammac17 wrote:Anybody heard any good news re interviews from Chicago yet? Ive sent off ~75 apps to firms in the past two + weeks and other than a handful of "we will get in touch if we decide to bring you in", no good news yet.


Same situation but only applied to ~10 major firms. Recently contacted by one to set up a screener, haven't heard anything else.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:57 pm

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:00 pm

stewie27 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:snail mail ding from Holland & Knight DC about a week after e-mailing materials.

school/rank?


vandy/texas top 20%, LR

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:10 pm

3 New york vault 100 interviews so far from mass mails ranging beginning of July til now. One callback and one ding from an unrelated firm.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:26 pm

I have a lunch cb(?) (got it from mailing, it's with several hiring attorneys) ... but the recruiting contact didn't give me a time, and I asked but didn't receive an answer. Should I just assume it's at noon and show up then?

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby piccolittle » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:29 pm

So I had a screener yesterday morning with a firm I really like, and I thought it went really well. I didn't send a thank-you email because I kind of assumed I would be hearing back from the recruiter that day or this morning, and I was kind of remembering TLS advice that thank-yous are not needed/wanted for screeners. However, now it's been like 30 hours, and I haven't heard anything. Is it too late to send a thank you to my interviewer? :/ What about to the recruiter, asking about next steps (is it too early for that or too late)?




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