Category: Jobs/Internships

Transition from Law School to your Summer Job

As I was sitting in the Career Development Office’s final event of the semester, “How To Have a Successful Summer” last week, I realized that I would be starting my summer position in less than two weeks. My employment over last summer was a bit unique in that I worked at the same law firm […]

What to Wear When and Where

The 1L summer job search can be difficult (there are plenty of posts explaining this). However, for some 1Ls, the search is over – “summer internship” has successfully been crossed off the list of things to tackle. Once the reality of securing a legal internship had finally sunk in, I realized that my wardrobe needed […]

Toward Success, Through Concentration & Practice

Today I’m going to concentrate on “concentrations.” The concept is really neat — you take a certain number of classes (a quarter of your total degree requirements, or fewer) in the area of your concentration, and at graduation, you receive a certificate indicating completion. BU Law offers concentrations in five areas (Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law, Litigation […]

I Got the Job!

I officially have a post-grad job at a small employment law and civil litigation firm in Connecticut.  It feels like a huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders, and I am really excited about this new opportunity and starting this new chapter, so to speak.  I have been in school for the last twenty years, […]

Internship Haze

Yesterday was the first day of spring, and I could not be more pleased. I was particularly ready for February’s demise. Many of us spent the month up to our ears in summer internship applications and interviews. Barely had our first semester grades come off the press when the first wave of OCIs (On Campus […]