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Your 1L Summer Matters

It rarely leads to employment post graduation but contrary to popular belief, where you work your 1L summer matters for your future. As you go into interviews for your 2L summer job, whether through OCI, or for a non law firm position, the #1 thing you will be questioned about  is your 1L summer job. 1,149 more words

Applying For Jobs

Connect the Dots with a Customized Cover Letter

A customized cover letter is the only tool available for the hiring manager reviewing applicants to specifically link the requirements in the job description to the experience in the resume.  266 more words

Cover Letter

My Personality Has Me in a Pickle

I read something today that said somewhere around sixty-five gazillion percent of job openings never go public but are hired from word of mouth or networking contacts. 553 more words

Job Hunting

4 #fudashi moments When Applying for Jobs

Imagine everyone in your class taking a test and your teacher only returns half, or even a third of the tests back with a grade. Then they ignore you for the rest of the semester.

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what is Productivity?

I’m not sure I know what it means to be truly productive.

I feel guilty if I’m not being “productive.” Certain activities quality as productive when they seemingly are not, such as reading for pleasure, while other activities are unavoidable yet cause me to feel as though I’m wasting precious time, such as arriving early for an appointment and having to wait. 203 more words

Work And Life

Huge Job Fair: The Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference

If you’re looking for a public interest or government job in the Midwest for next summer or after graduation, you should definitely participate in the Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC.) This is a huge career fair where hundreds of interviews are conducted and many employers throughout the Midwest attend. 233 more words

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Summer Judicial Internships: What They Are and How to Apply

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Holidays, Happy New Year, and Happy Winter Break! I hope everyone is enjoying their time off. What better way to celebrate winter break than to start applying to summer judicial internships! 1,410 more words

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