Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast!
Although it’s only December, today we’re looking ahead to the summer. If you’re a 1L, you’re probably thinking about how (and where) you are going to find a summer job. We know a lot of you may be stressing out about this so we’ve got some useful tips and information about the basics of a 1L job search.
In this episode we talk about:
- Does it matter what you do after your 1L year of law school?
- What kind of job can you realistically expect to get?
- The importance of getting a job doing something “legal”
- Different types of summer jobs you can apply to (judicial externships, firm jobs, government, academia, international work)
- Using your personal or family network to find opportunities
- How to find opportunities through your school
- What you can expect to earn
- Most important factors when deciding on a summer job
- How to find out what an organization is looking for
- What to do if you don’t find a paid job
- How to secure funding for summer jobs
- The importance of Job Fairs
Good luck in your job hunt!
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