Category: Jobs/Internships

But what if I don’t want to be a lawyer?

After I trudged through the grueling task that is OCI, I found myself sitting without an offer but chock full of uncertainty. Both at OCI and throughout my 1L year, I had heard countless professionals gush about the satisfaction and joy they got from their firm, government, and public interest jobs. They relished in the […]

Do Something For Yourself

As exams quickly approach, it can be easy to feel like you’re drowning in a sea of case law and outlines. It is important, however, to remember to do things for yourself and to find things that keep you sane during this rigorous and grueling journey through law school. If you play hockey, like I […]

The Art of the Informational Interview

As an unemployed first semester 3L, I’ve been doing a lot of “informational interviews” lately. This is a concept that I had never heard of before attending law school, so it seems like a good topic to write about. Essentially, an informational interview is just what it sounds like: it’s an interview with someone in […]

“Your best teacher is your last mistake”

At a recent internship interview, my potential future supervisor mentioned, “Yours is the first resume we’ve ever seen without a single typo.”* I was flattered and disappointed at the same time. It feels good to stand out for quality, but why on Earth would this be true? Don’t other applicants take the time to review […]

Bienvenido a Miami

I love living on the East Coast, especially the Northeast. As I’ve frequently expressed, the one thing I don’t really love about the Northeast is the winter—even uttering “winter” sounds like taboo at this point in the year, especially since I think we’re all still recovering from Boston’s last winter. So this past summer, I […]