Tagged: jobs

Being a Research Assistant: Surprisingly (or not?) one of my Favorite Law School Things

I love doing academic research and being involved in academia. So much, so, that I almost ditched law school for grad school after a particularly successful senior year of undergrad where I took a research project all the way to an international conference. I chose law school (obviously) ultimately, but I knew I wanted to […]

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 […]

The Art of the Informational Interview

As an unemployed first semester 3L, I’ve been doing a lot of “informational interviews” lately. This is a concept that I had never heard of before attending law school, so it seems like a good topic to write about. Essentially, an informational interview is just what it sounds like: it’s an interview with someone in […]

“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 […]

Location, Location, Location

It’s common knowledge that how valuable a piece of real estate is depends on where it is. Location is also an important factor when it comes to deciding where to go to law school. One thing I often thought about when I was sending in applications was where I would be living. Considering I would […]