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.
August 28, 2012

1Ls — fill up your tray before focusing on outside networking

Currently, law schools are stressing the importance of networking early and often, which is important. However, aggressive (outside) networking as a first year...
August 27, 2012

Vote for LegalJob as one of the 100 best legal blogs

Please vote for legaljob.com as one of the blogs to be included in the ABA journal’s 2012 list of the 100 best legal blogs.
August 24, 2012

Fall interviewing program — items to think about

Rising 2Ls are going through Fall interviewing and many have asked for a refresher of the key things to think about:
August 21, 2012

Chronicles of a law student intern — how to incorporate a research paper into your job search

This post continues the series tracking a rising 3L through the process of securing his dream job. Below are his insights about how to incorporate a research paper into one’s job search.
August 16, 2012

Chronicles of a capitol hill intern (now full-time hill staffer) — part three

This post continues the series highlighting the helpful steps law students can take to go from intern to full-time position on the Hill.
August 14, 2012

Chronicles of a capitol hill intern (now full-time hill staffer) — part two

This post continues the series highlighting the helpful steps law students can take to go from intern to full-time position on the Hill.
August 6, 2012

Chronicles of a law student intern — picking a “major”

This post continues the series tracking a rising 3L through the process of securing his dream job.  Below are his insights about picking a major.
July 28, 2012

Chronicles of a law student intern — tips about informational interviews

Chronicles of a law student intern will be a series of posts that track a rising 3L through the process of securing his dream job.
July 23, 2012

Chronicles of a capitol hill intern

Law students are constantly asking LegalJob for advice on summer jobs, and in particular, how to break into the Hill world where jobs are seemingly difficult to secure.
July 7, 2012

Associate class sizes growing among several major firms

Good news for folks looking for big firm jobs! The WSJ blog put together a chart based on new data from Chambers Associate,
July 2, 2012

Factors that influence lawyer effectiveness

The last post talked about characteristics that may be attractive to a legal employer.  LegalJob recently came across a report from UC Berkeley professors Marjorie Shultz […]