Timeline for 3L recruiting

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Timeline for 3L recruiting

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 24, 2013 3:30 am

My girlfriend is going in to her second year of an MBA and is recruiting in the Fall. Full time offers for MBAs usually start coming in during late Fall (November-December). She doesn't know yet if she'll be able to get a position with her current summer internship, or where that position would be (big company with lots of offices).

I have an SA position in market X where there are relatively few opportunities for my girlfriend. I also had an offer for an SA in market Y where there are a lot more opportunities. The firm from market Y is also doing 3L OCI at my school so I know they are trying to pick up extra people.

Can someone who has done recruiting as a 3L comment on timing for big firms? Are they unlikely to be willing to entertain giving me an offer in the winter of 3L year if I wind up wanting to go to a different market?

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Re: Timeline for 3L recruiting

Postby rad lulz » Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:37 am

3L OCI timeline is about the same as 2L OCI

The OCI part will be pretty much done by November because that's usually the deadline to accept 2L summer -> permanent offers

But I saw lots of stray jerb poastings from large firms throughout the year

There isn't really a "timeline" or a "season" for 3L hiring

Keep in mind 3L OCI for the last year yielded a total of 82 offers TOTAL at NALP firms

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Re: Timeline for 3L recruiting

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 24, 2013 1:15 pm

Well 3L OCI will clearly be too early to tell for me. The stray postings last year seem like a positive sign but the whole Weil thing doesn't give me a lot of confidence.

Any anecdotes from people who tried to change course mid-year would be helpful.

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Re: Timeline for 3L recruiting

Postby rad lulz » Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Well 3L OCI will clearly be too early to tell for me. The stray postings last year seem like a positive sign but the whole Weil thing doesn't give me a lot of confidence.

Any anecdotes from people who tried to change course mid-year would be helpful.

If you get an offer from your summer firm, I'd strongly consider taking that

3L hiring is a wasteland




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