General Advice

Best Practices for Interning Remotely

Disclaimer: By now, your organization has probably already established a routine for remote work and how they expect summer interns to be integrated, so make sure to follow their lead.  Goals Establish early on what the organization’s expectations are and what your goals for the internship are. What are you hoping to gain from it […]

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Making the Most of a Shortened Summer Program

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. With only four or five weeks to make positive impressions, this year’s summer associates and interns must come across as professionals in everything that they say and do. I’ve outlined below best practices for managing assignments. When you receive an assignment: Take notes. To ensure […]

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Best Communication Practices for a Virtual Summer 2020

From  Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. This summer you may have fewer opportunities than your predecessors had to interact in person with employers and recruiters. Because of social distancing requirements, you’ll need to maximize every Zoom meeting to which you are invited as well as phone calls and emails. Don’t allow […]

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Job and Networking Resources During COVID-19

The following is a highlight of a few resources available to students and soon to be graduates. You may also review a more comprehensive list of resources as well as resources for 3Ls and recent grads. Job Bank on Symplicity. Be sure to set up a Job Search Agent. Attorney Jobs in the USA for […]

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Holiday Strategies for Students and New Professionals

From  Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. The approaching holiday season provides students and new professionals with opportunities to make new contacts and deepen relationships that already exist.  To make the most of this time, use these strategies: Attend every holiday party and reception to which you are invited. Holiday get-togethers are […]

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The Rules of Engagement

Revised from  Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. As a new lawyer or law student, you must know how to navigate a variety of business-social events. To the extent that you understand the rules, you can stop worrying about what you’re supposed to do and instead focus on the important conversations that […]

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Closing Out the Summer with Class

Although every summer hire knows that it’s important to make a good first impression, research indicates that the last impression recruits make will become their “forever impression.” This means that summer associates and interns must close with class. To that end, Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com) has compiled a list of ten things you should do to […]

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Bloomberg Law OCI Research Guide

Michael L. Calder, Client Success Manager with Bloomberg Law, has created an OCI Research Guide, which will help you prepare for your upcoming interviews. This Guide includes all of the law firms and corporations that are participating in Fall OCI. Law firms and corporations and listed alphabetically and include links to valuable information that you […]

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