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McDermott Will & Emery LLP Law Student Recruiting Specialist in New York, New York


McDermott Will & Emery LLP is a leading international law firm with a diversified business practice representing commercial, industrial and financial enterprises both publicly and privately held. The Firm has a long history of social responsibility and supporting the communities in which our people live and work.

The Law Student Recruiting Specialist executes upon the law school student recruiting process and summer associate
programs for the New York office. This position coordinates with team leadership, hiring partners, and recruiting
committee members to develop and implement recruiting strategies, administer recruiting process and summer program
logistics, and hire top-level talent.

As a Law Student Recruiting Specialist, you will:

Develop and maintain relationships with law school career services offices and student organizations at
assigned key feeder schools

Coordinate Firm participation and sponsorship of outreach activities throughout the calendar year

Lead the 1L and 2L law student recruiting process for assigned office(s), including coordinating with the law
school, on campus interview logistics, creating interview schedules, gathering interviewer feedback, and
facilitating the callback interview and offer process

Plan and execute the full 10-week summer associate program for assigned office(s), including the work
assignment and evaluation processes, events and other day to day logistics

Create reports and maintain the applicant tracking system and ensure data integrity for all applicants

Compile and analyze on-campus recruiting data and survey results

Contribute to firm-wide recruiting initiatives by leading special projects

Research market trends, NALP rules and regulations, and individual school recruiting policies

Job Specifications:

Bachelor's degree

At least four (4) years of recruitment experience in a professional services or legal environment

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Exceptional organizational skills

Ability to work in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines and ability to prioritize responsibilities

Ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment, and handle and maintain confidential information

Ability to travel and work flexible and/or fluctuating work hours

\*We continue to prioritize the health and safety of our McDermott workforce. Consistent with that commitment, in light of the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread of COVID-19, we require that members of our McDermott workforce be fully vaccinated. Exceptions are available only for those who need an accommodation for a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.

At this time we are not asking you to provide any information about your current vaccination status, whether you would seek a medical or religious accommodation to the policy, or for any other medical information. We are only notifying you of the policy if you are interested in moving forward with the application process.

McDermott Will & Emery LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).