Tagged: externships

3L Year: It’s later than you think, but it’s never too late

There’s a quote that I found inscribed on a belltower in Oxford that has stuck with me since I stumbled across it that autumn day during my time studying abroad. The quote says, “It’s later than you think, but it’s never too late.” Every once in a while it echoes in my mind, and it […]

Another Semester, Another Course Selection Debacle

I know it’s a bit early for course selection, but as the clinics and externship deadline has come and passed for the 2018-2019 school year, I think it’s appropriate to reflect now, right before course selection comes full force. BU Law’s course selection is really a blessing and a curse. It’s a blessing because there […]

Job Fair – In France!

Today, I went to the Assas Job Fair, and BOY was it an experience! I was hesitant to go at first because of two reasons: (1) I had NO idea what I would be up against, and (2) I’m embarrassed by my French. But, at the urging of my professors and peers, I decided to […]

Spell Check Doesn’t Believe in ‘Externships,’ but I Do

Externships are my favorite thing about 3L year! I have had the opportunity to enroll in two great externships (for the uninitiated, externship = internship done for class credit), so I can authoritatively say that they are worth the time and energy you put  into them, and the rewards are far greater than any risks you […]

“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 […]