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masterpinky0509
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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby masterpinky0509 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:16 pm

0L09 wrote:Hi Everyone,

For those of you that have already had your SEO interviews, do you know what the next steps are? Will SEO be reaching out to us for another round of interviews (if we passed the first one), or are we just waiting on their answers now?

Basically, is there only one round of interviews or 2 rounds for each candidate?

Thanks!! ^_~


There isn't another round of interviews. Basically, you have to keep updating their page to let them know what schools you get into--getting a T14 place is pretty much a prereq for getting an offer. You must also send in an official transcript and a letter of recommendation. Once they have all the info in place, including seeing that you have a T14 acceptance (higher the better), then they take 2-3 weeks to let you know.

At least, that's how they described it to me when I asked about their timetable during the interview.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby 0L09 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:23 pm

Thanks for the very helpful replies, meesawoosa and masterpinky0509!

It's definitely good to hear that there's only one round of interviews! Believe for Investment Banking, they typically do two. (a friend had to go through a phone interview as well as an in-person one for the IB program).

Have any of you received any communications or any contact from SEO since your interview? (not the decision, but maybe any type of contact at all, like requesting for further information etc.)

Have heard that the typical SEO banking interview is traditionally a bit tougher than the Corporate Law one (more stress-oriented), so maybe it's good news for us. ^_~

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby buxfactor » Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:17 pm

Does SEO take anyone OUTSIDE of the t-14? Perhaps t-25 candidates?

Can anyone confirm or deny this? I saw the numbers... looks daunting for non t-14ers.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby meesawoosa » Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:54 pm

buxfactor wrote:Does SEO take anyone OUTSIDE of the t-14? Perhaps t-25 candidates?

Can anyone confirm or deny this? I saw the numbers... looks daunting for non t-14ers.


earlier on in this thread, a poster had checked out the facebook groups for SEO corporate law, and in summer 08 there was one intern from george washington, and in summer 07 there was one intern from vandy and another from USC.

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Skadden Stairs
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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Skadden Stairs » Sat Jan 31, 2009 3:27 pm

So, I went to schedule a Skype interview since I'm abroad, and it came up "NO AVAILABILITY DEFINED." Goddammit...

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby jaen78 » Sat Jan 31, 2009 3:32 pm

How long did it take you guys after you sent in the app to receive your invite to interview? I just sent mine in a few days ago (kind of on the late side, damn procrastination) and am wondering when I might expect to hear back one way or the other. Also, do they let you know if you have not been selected to interview?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Skadden Stairs » Sat Jan 31, 2009 3:34 pm

I applied Thursday evening and got an interview request last night.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby jaen78 » Sat Jan 31, 2009 3:39 pm

Nice. Did they email you or call you with the invite?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby jaen78 » Sat Jan 31, 2009 3:40 pm

One more question: does it hurt you if don't apply to any of their "partner firms?" I'm hoping not....

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Skadden Stairs
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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Skadden Stairs » Sat Jan 31, 2009 3:40 pm

Email, but I'm in Dubai.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby summertimechi » Sat Jan 31, 2009 4:30 pm

jaen78 wrote:One more question: does it hurt you if don't apply to any of their "partner firms?" I'm hoping not....

the application to partner firms section is only for listing what schools you have applied to. nothing else is pertinent to the corporate law internship. it is for applicants to the other (business, finance, philanthropy, etc.) internships that SEO offers.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby buxfactor » Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:01 pm

When does this program start/end?

is it 5/18 - 8/13?? Thanks

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Sobriquet
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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Sobriquet » Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:18 pm

I doubt it starts that early... I think on a previous thread, there was an orientation type event Memorial Day weekend? I'm willing to bet it doesn't start until at least then though...a lot of schools don't wrap up until late May.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Skadden Stairs » Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:25 pm

Q: If I am accepted to SEO when will my internship begin?

A: The SEO internship officially begins after the SEO Orientation, which is usually held over the Memorial Day weekend. Internships begin late May to Mid-June. Internships are usually ten weeks in duration ending in July or August.

Wow, that was so hard to read the FAQs.

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jaen78
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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby jaen78 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:23 pm

So I submitted my app last week and still no word....it seems like some of you got invites the day after applying. If its been over a week and I'm still invite-less, should I assume I just haven't been chosen? Or do they send confirmation that you have not been selected for an interview?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby legends159 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:34 pm

you're in at Chicago, did you put that in the partner firm section? I can't imagine them passing you up for an interview if you're in at a T14

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Sobriquet » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:35 pm

If you look at past threads, some people didn't start until the first or second week of June - it seems like they are pretty flexible with graduation dates and such so if that's a concern for you, I wouldn't worry.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby jaen78 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:58 pm

legends159 wrote:you're in at Chicago, did you put that in the partner firm section? I can't imagine them passing you up for an interview if you're in at a T14


Was Chicago listed as a "partner firm?" I skipped that part b/c I thought it only applied to the business applicants. Maybe I should take another look....because so far, no interview invite.
Edit: I took another look and see what you mean. Yes, I even faxed them my Chicago acceptance letter. As a Colombian, maybe I just don't look Latin enough for their brochures so they don't want me :cry:

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby legends159 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:04 pm

jaen78 wrote:
legends159 wrote:you're in at Chicago, did you put that in the partner firm section? I can't imagine them passing you up for an interview if you're in at a T14


Was Chicago listed as a "partner firm?" I skipped that part b/c I thought it only applied to the business applicants. Maybe I should take another look....because so far, no interview invite.
Edit: I took another look and see what you mean. Yes, I even faxed them my Chicago acceptance letter. As a Colombian, maybe I just don't look Latin enough for their brochures so they don't want me :cry:


I highly doubt that was the reason. Call them and ask. But remember to do this when you call. Always start with "Good Morning/Afternoon. My name is ________ and this call is in regards to __________." Otherwise they will be mean to you. It's all part of their scare tactic.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby jaen78 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:21 pm

I just sent them an email b/c I couldn't find the phone number anywhere on their site. Does anyone have their number by chance?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby meesawoosa » Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:55 pm

jaen78 wrote:I just sent them an email b/c I couldn't find the phone number anywhere on their site. Does anyone have their number by chance?


if you go to their homepage, it's next to their office address at the bottom of the page: (212) 979-2040

keep in mind though this is just the general SEO line, and you may have to be transferred a couple times to get to the career program/corporate law internship specifically. hope that helps.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby treple » Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:58 pm

Anyone going to Chicago this weekend?

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jaen78
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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby jaen78 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 5:56 pm

I'll be in Chicago doing a tour of UC on Friday, but not for an SEO interview.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby jaen78 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 5:58 pm

Has anyone heard back that they DIDN'T get an interview yet?

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Skadden Stairs
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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Skadden Stairs » Wed Feb 04, 2009 5:59 pm

Oooo finally got my skype interview scheduled.

woot.




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