The Columbus School of Law appreciates your interest in our talented, hardworking, and academically competitive student body. Please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Career and Professional Development for assistance with any of the steps below.

  • Employer Events

    Employers interested in describing their culture and practice to Catholic Law students may do so virtually or on campus. Employers may post and promote events directly to students through the law school's career platform: Below are suggested ways to connect; if the following suggestions do not fit your needs, feel free to contact us.

    Host a Virtual Event

    We can work with you to arrange the timing and distribution of promotional materials.

    Host an Employer Spotlight

    Connect with students on campus either in our sunlit atrium or in the student lounge. Employers are invited to sponsor a light fair. Catholic Law’s career office is happy to work with you to schedule the best date and time to make optimum contact with students.

    Outreach via Direct Email

    Some employers have alumni interested in outreach via personalized email. While we cannot release student’s contact information, Catholic Law’s career office can forward targeted emails to students.

    Email to organize an event or with any questions.

  • Posting an Internship, Fellowship, Clerkship or Job

    Opportunities for all careers levels, from first year students to graduates to alumni can be posted free of charge through our online employer portal in 12twenty. Simply create a username and account, and the post opportunities for free whenever you have positions available. Our office can also provide targeted marketing to students based on the information provided in the posting.

    Positions can also be emailed to and our office can post them in Symplicity on your behalf.

Register For Recruitment Programs

  • Private Sector

    On Campus Interviews (OCI)

    OCI is the largest private sector recruitment program at Catholic Law. Law firms recruit rising 2Ls for summer associate positions through law school managed virtual/in-person interviews, application collect or direct application

    To register, please complete this form for the upcoming recruiting season.

    2024 OCI Important Dates

    March 1                                Employer Registration

    Opens May 13*                   Student application window

    June 27-28                            Early Interviews                            

    July 29-30                              Interviews                                      

    *Note that employers’ application windows may vary for Direct Applications.

    Spring Recruitment:

    Our Spring OCI, is offered to midsize/small firms that are interested in hiring for the spring or summer through direct application, application collect or on campus interviews (In-person or Virtually

    Spring Recruitment  Important Dates

    December- January                 Employer Registration

    January                                      Student application window

    February                                   Interviews

    Private Sector Application Collect Programs

    Private employers that do not take part in a formal interviewing program have the opportunity to review resumes from Catholic Law students. Application Collects are administered via 12twenty.

    The OCPD 2023 Recruiting Policy may be found here.

  • Public Sector

    On Campus Interviews (OCI)

    OCI for public sector and non-profit employers is held in late summer.   

    To register and gather additional information from your organization, please fill out this form for the upcoming recruiting season to best inform our students.

    Public Sector Recruiting Program (PSRF)

    Public Sector Recruiting Fair (PSRF) is hosted annually each spring by Catholic University and other area law schools in the DMV. PSRF focuses on the public interest sector including nonprofits, prosecutors and public defenders offices, and government agencies and is the largest public sector recruiting fair in the spring. In past years the fair has brought nearly 100 employers and 300+ students together through virtual interviews, virtual table talk sessions, and resume collections. Employers from the DMV and around the country participate.

    November - December            Employer Registration

    December - January                 Student application window

    Late January                              Interviews


    The OCPD 2023 Recruiting Policy may be found here.

  • Non-Discrimination Policy

    To view the Non-Discrimination statement for the Law School click here.