Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

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Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Hate it
9
14%
Love it
40
61%
I rather bitch about why is this anonymous
8
12%
I don't like these choices and can't make a decision
9
14%
 
Total votes: 66

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Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 02, 2010 5:28 pm

Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby Lawl Shcool » Wed Jun 02, 2010 6:12 pm

I really like it. I have a boutique SA position and so far have gotten to work on some really interesting stuff and found out I am eligible for a bonus at the end. Getting used to keeping track of my time for billing purposes has been a little awkward but with each passing day I have been increasing hours billed relative to hours at the office. Now that I think about it, today was the first day that I reached the 8 billed hours in a workday mark. I definitely have a whole new respect for what it would take to bill 2000+ hours in a year.

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby megaTTTron » Wed Jun 02, 2010 6:15 pm

I don't like my judicial internship. It's too slow and straight up boring. But the other interns I had lunch with had very difference experiences. I think it really depends on the judge.

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby OperaSoprano » Wed Jun 02, 2010 6:38 pm

I straight up love my nonprofit internship. My supervising attorney is very friendly, informal, and just wonderful. I meet all her clients and help her with research and drafting letters. This is a community based organization, and it's the perfect size to gain actual hands on experience. I wish I could stay here much longer!

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby Paichka » Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:22 pm

I love my summer internship. I've been drafting motions and legal reviews -- plus I got to run a juvenile review board today and put the fear of god into some underage shoplifters. Good times!

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby Renzo » Wed Jun 02, 2010 8:10 pm

I'm glad I read the poll options carefully. I almost voted "love it," but why is this anonymous?

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:35 pm

it is anonymous because (1) i HATE my summer position, so i think it would be obvious that I would not want my employer to somehow find that out, however unlikely the possibility, why risk it; and (2) because it is amusing to hear all the always people bitch about why a posting is anonymous. GET OVER IT!!!!!! spend your time worrying about something else!

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:56 pm

pleasantly surprised at my firm.

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:02 pm

I love it!
I'm working for a very small firm that handles mostly litigation (alot of commercial real estate and a bit of everything else).
My boss is an old timer who's been practicing over 50 years and seems determined to teach me everything he knows.

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:pleasantly surprised at my firm.


Elaborate.

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby blsingindisguise » Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:05 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I love it!
I'm working for a very small firm that handles mostly litigation (alot of commercial real estate and a bit of everything else).
My boss is an old timer who's been practicing over 50 years and seems determined to teach me everything he knows.


This is similar to my situation and I also love it.

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:29 pm

I'm at a V10. The people are really nice. They've assured us we're all getting offers at the end unless we do something really stupid, and they have suggested they'll be doing some serious 3L hiring. I'm getting really interesting work and they're letting me participate in cool things.

Still though, I'm not going to say I love it because I'm really stressed out that I'm not smart enough to be there and I'm going to do a bad job. Not really in my nature to panic like this so hopefully I get over it soon.

Anyway ... love the firm, hate my reaction?

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby kings84_wr » Thu Jun 03, 2010 1:36 am

amyLAchemist wrote:It's only been 2 days, but I love my summer position. I'm a federal district court extern. My judge/clerks like to lay on the work, but it is fascinating and I love legal writing anyways.


+1

We get to hang out in court a lot too, which is pretty interesting

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby rando » Thu Jun 03, 2010 5:53 am

Anonymous User wrote:I'm at a V10. The people are really nice. They've assured us we're all getting offers at the end unless we do something really stupid, and they have suggested they'll be doing some serious 3L hiring. I'm getting really interesting work and they're letting me participate in cool things.

Still though, I'm not going to say I love it because I'm really stressed out that I'm not smart enough to be there and I'm going to do a bad job. Not really in my nature to panic like this so hopefully I get over it soon.

Anyway ... love the firm, hate my reaction?


Pretty much the same position here

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Re: Poll: do you hate or love your summer position?

Postby Bosque » Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:45 pm

Anonymous User wrote:it is anonymous because (1) i HATE my summer position, so i think it would be obvious that I would not want my employer to somehow find that out, however unlikely the possibility, why risk it; and (2) because it is amusing to hear all the always people bitch about why a posting is anonymous. GET OVER IT!!!!!! spend your time worrying about something else!


I would report you out of principle, but your first reason is valid. If you have a valid reason for being anonymous, don't make a big deal of it. You are just being antagonistic.

Oh, and for the record, my summer job is AMAZING.




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