Category: Jobs/Internships

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, […]

Keeping Clients Safe with Restraining Orders

One of the most common client issues I have encountered, while operating under SJC Rule 3:03 certification (which allows students to work with legal aid clients under supervision, among other things), is harassment or abuse from family members, intimate partners or acquaintances. Restraining orders are available to keep people safe. In Massachusetts, the only state where I have […]


Interviews are one of the most nerve-wracking parts of law school.  It is important to have a thick skin because, chances are, you are going to get passed up by many employers before you find the right job.  Today, I had my first interview for a post-grad job and it was probably the best interview I […]