Category: Jobs/Internships

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 […]

The End of an Era

Two days ago, I finished law school. As I’ve said before, I’ve spent my last semester of BU Law studying abroad at Oxford University. Because of the trimester term system used here, I’m actually done. When my last tutorial ended, it didn’t feel real. I had actually just finished law school. No more case briefs, cold calls, […]