Category: Jobs/Internships

My Judicial Internship Experience

This past summer, following 1L, I worked as a judicial intern at the Massachusetts Land Court. The Land Court court deals in property matters, which allowed me to put some of my 1L property class knowledge to use. When I began researching and applying for judicial internships, I had a general idea of the kind […]

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

What a whirlwind journey this summer was! I spent the first half interning in Strasbourg, a picturesque city in France’s Alsace region and a stone’s throw away from Germany. The latter half of my summer was devoted to applying for 2L summer positions in Washington State, where I intend to return after law school. This […]

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 […]