Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

Attorney-Counselors Robin Kaplan (middle) and Carolyn Spencer (right) were on hand to answer questions at EIW.

Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

One of many interview rooms at the Ann Arbor Holiday Inn where EIW took place.

Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

Students take a break in the lounge during the three-day interviewing marathon.

Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

Programs such as EIW contribute to the Law School's 95%-plus rate of employment after graduation.

Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

The week before EIW, students take part in three days of mock interviews.

Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

EIW is months in the planning, with employers beginning to register in March.

Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

Students bid for their 30 interview slots in early July.

Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

The high number of interviews allotted to students means that they need to prepare for several interviews each day.

Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

In addition to EIW, there are On-Campus Interviewing (OCI) events in the fall and winter.

Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

The end of EIW is just the beginning for a potential employee; call-backs are the next step.

Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

Outside of an interview setting, students have the opportunity to learn about firms during evening receptions and at hospitality suites set up by the firms.

Early Interview Week, Aug. 2012

Susan Guindi, Assistant Dean for Career Planning, advises a student.

EARLY INTERVIEW WEEK  Michigan Law's Early Interview Week (EIW) took place August 21–24. This year, the annual jobs gathering featured representatives from almost 500 top legal employers from around the country—up from 430 last year. EIW helps rising 2Ls and 3Ls find their best fits as they map out legal careers.

Photos by Leisa Thompson Photography.

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