Yeah, I feel like these events are definitely worth the $, especially if you have ties to the market, and especially if you can get more than 1 interview. It may be expensive to fly/hotel, but law school's expensive and you want to make sure you give yourself as many chances as possible to get hired. Although almost everyone gets a lot of interviews at OGI, most people I know who got jobs with middle of the pack grades skated by with 1-2 offers, and you never know where they're going to come from. Plus, even if you bomb the interviews, you'll know what not to do when it comes time for OGI.
When it gets closer, I would call the recruiters of those Texas firms and try to get an interview after your SA. I would think at least some of them would react positively to you being in the area and having a SA in the area.
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. Career Services will probably start sending emails about it over the summer. Basically, you get yourself to Chicago/LA/SF/Dallas/Houston (and it looks like they're adding Miami this year) and do a mini-OGI with just employers from that city. Some of the cities have more firms participating than others, but it's definitely something that's worth looking into if you're trying to end up in one of those places.
man, I will be doing SA positions in Houston and Dallas that end the 3rd... and the Houston one is the 1st and Dallas the 2nd. That is really horrible timing.... I will be in the area too!
Has anyone participated in this before? Do any participating firms actually give callbacks from this? Seems like a massive advantage if one sets aside the money and spends a week hitting all the markets they'd be interested in working in.