September 13, 2012

Law students — read the paper to help find your niche (and a job)

The title is a bit glib but consider taking the action steps below if you have no idea what kind of law you might want to practice.
September 19, 2012

Happy second anniversary LegalJob

Today marks two years of LegalJob postings! Thank you to all our loyal followers for your thoughtful questions and support over the past two years.
October 4, 2012

How to do well in law school

LegalJob recently talked to various law professors about what it takes to do well in their classes. There were four common themes:
November 4, 2012

What to focus on as a 1L — part one

LegalJob was recently asked what a 1L should be doing (to plan for their future career) at this point in their law school career (three months in).
November 6, 2012

What to focus on as a 1L — part two

This post continues the discussion about “picking a major.” The question is how can a 1L have any real idea what area of law he or she may enjoy practicing?
November 12, 2012

Monday Mailbag — criteria for summer jobs for 1Ls

LegalJob was asked about exploring a career in a particular area of law. The question and answer below was posted as part of Monday’s Mailbag series.
December 5, 2012

Placing law school exams in perspective

Law exams are important and doing well is definitely the easier way to create multiple opportunities for yourself and land your dream law job. So, obviously study and do the best you can.
December 27, 2012

Law students — make the most of your holiday break

Congratulations on being done with exams. Folks have asked LegalJob what they should be doing now. A common thought is that this is the time to network.
January 14, 2013

Confessions of a 1L — impressions after first semester

LegalJob has been asked by aspiring law students what it is like to attend law school today in 2012/2013.
January 30, 2013

Advice for interviewing for legal jobs

LegalJob recently offered the following advice for interviewing for a law firm job (or any legal job).
February 25, 2013

Advice for getting on a legal journal

LegalJob was recently asked about advice concerning participation on a legal journal. Below are some thoughts:
April 30, 2013

Conducting a job search outside of on-campus interview program — part two

This post continues on the topic of job searching outside the traditional path.