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Terrified About Jobs

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 3:00 pm
by Fred_McGriff
Went to a bar last night with a bunch of recent (graduated last week) Tulane Law grads. One girl's estimate was that 50 out of a class of 250 had legit full time paying jobs lined up. Shocked me completely, especially if it's true considering the school is a pretty good school in its region. They said there was next to no hiring in District Attorney's offices across the state. In regards to Tulane specifically and the lower T1 in general, has anyone else heard numbers this bad?

Re: Terrified About Jobs

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 3:03 pm
by dpk711
50 out of 250 at a good regional school like Tulane is a bit of a exaggeration in my estimation. Regardless, that employment prospects, even within the top schools, are bad is no news here.

Re: Terrified About Jobs

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 3:03 pm
by Moxie
dpk711 wrote:50 out of 250 at a good regional school like Tulane is a bit of a exaggeration in my estimation. Regardless, that employment prospects, even within the top schools, are bad is no news here.


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Re: Terrified About Jobs

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 3:06 pm
by Anonymous User
dpk711 wrote:50 out of 250 at a good regional school like Tulane is a bit of a exaggeration in my estimation. Regardless, that employment prospects, even within the top schools, are bad is no news here.


It kind of felt that way, if you had told me there were 50 kids without jobs, I wouldn't have batted an eye, but having someone tell me deadpan that 80% of the class is shit out of luck, she's moving back to her parents basement, etc. was kind of nuts.

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Re: Terrified About Jobs

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 3:08 pm
by Fred_McGriff
Moxie wrote:This. Also, IB Why Anonymous.


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Re: Terrified About Jobs

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 3:47 pm
by Anonymous User
As someone who goes to Tulane, this is decidedly false and likely just some drunk unemployed kid saying shit. I know that at the time of this document(end of Match) about 100 tulane 2011 graduates had reported full-time employment. Many more will have found jobs since then. And Tulane doesn't really push surveys very hard. So are things difficult out there? Yeah. Are they more difficult for Tulane students? I don't think so.


Permanent Employers of the Class of 2011
(as of March 31, 2011)

Judicial Clerkships
11 reported. OMITTED FOR PRIVACY.

Employers
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC New Orleans Louisiana
Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, LLC New Orleans Louisiana
Beveridge & Diamond P.C. Washington District of Columbia
Bradley Arant Boult & Cummings Nashville Tennessee
Camrich Manuel New Orleans Louisiana
Cetrulo & Capone, LLP Boston Massachusetts
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP New York New York
Deutsche Bank USA New York New York
Devine Millimet & Branch, P.A. Manchester New Hampshire
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Washington District of Columbia
Fishman Haygood Phelps Walmsley Willis & Swanson, L.L.P. New Orleans Louisiana
Foreman Friedman Miami Florida
Fowler Rodriguez Valdes-Fauli New Orleans Louisiana
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy, LLP New York New York
Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP New York New York
Global Diving and Salvage, Inc. Seattle Washington
Hancock & Estabrook, LLP Syracuse New York
Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC New Orleans Louisiana
Krebs Farley & Pelleteri, PLLC New Orleans Louisiana
Lasasso Griesmeyer Law Group PLLC New York New York
LeBlanc Bland PLLC New Orleans Louisiana
Lemle & Kelleher LLP New Orleans Louisiana
Liskow & Lewis New Orleans Louisiana
Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P Lafayette Louisiana
Montlick & Associates Atlanta Georgia
New Orleans Mayoral Fellows Program New Orleans Louisiana
Nicoll Black & Feig PLLC Seattle Washington
Nowalsky Bronston & Gothard New Orleans Louisiana
Office of the Public Defender, West Palm Beach County West Palm Beach Florida
Phelps Dunbar LLP* New Orleans Louisiana
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP New York New York
Proskauer Rose LLP New Orleans Louisiana
Seeger Faughnan Mendicino PC Washington District of Columbia
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, LLC New Orleans Louisiana
Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford, LLC New Orleans Louisiana
State Attorney's Office, Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida Jacksonville Florida
The Bronx Defenders Bronx New York
The Law Office of Robert Schaller Oak Brook Illinois
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit New York New York
US Marine Corps JAG* Washington District of Columbia
US Navy JAG New Orleans Louisiana
Vinson & Elkins LLP* Houston Texas

* Indicates multiple Tulane hires.

Re: Terrified About Jobs

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 4:02 pm
by Fred_McGriff
Anonymous User wrote:As someone who goes to Tulane, this is decidedly false and likely just some drunk unemployed kid saying shit. I know that at the time of this document(end of Match) about 100 tulane 2011 graduates had reported full-time employment. Many more will have found jobs since then. And Tulane doesn't really push surveys very hard. So are things difficult out there? Yeah. Are they more difficult for Tulane students? I don't think so.


That's really good to hear, and it looks like a lot of good firms are on there.

Re: Terrified About Jobs

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 4:47 pm
by Anonymous User
While I agree that we likely have a significant under-reporting problem at Tulane, I would like to point out that it does look like the class of 2011 had it particularly bad (this happened everywhere).

"As of May 9, 2011, students have reported summer or permanent employment to the CDO in the following numbers:
1Ls: 173
2Ls: 171
3Ls: 76, plus 12 planning to enroll in full-time degree programs"

Source: CDO email

Re: Terrified About Jobs

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 5:07 pm
by Aberzombie1892
Take the CDO stats with a grain of salt. I know a lot of people who haven't reported their jobs to the CDO - myself included.

I haven't reported because I have an interview on Tuesday for a job I want WWWWAAAAAYYYYY more than the one I have now, and if I reported my current job to the CDO and then (hopefully) the other one later, the CDO would give me one of those you-shouldn't-change-your-mind talks (something I don't want to deal with).

My point is that people don't seem to really report here, and if you don't take that into account, you will think Tulane isn't doing as well as its peers (which it is).

Re: Terrified About Jobs

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 5:12 pm
by vanwinkle
Fred_McGriff wrote:
Moxie wrote:This. Also, IB Why Anonymous.

Personal preference with anything related to jerbs. Anonymous Posting is a nice feature.

It's not meant to protect "personal preference". There are rules for its use, which you obviously did not read. Also, you're obviously a 0L posting in the Students forums.

Tempban for blatant abuse of anon feature. Thread lock. Problem solved.