How to stay in touch w/ firm between offer and summer?

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How to stay in touch w/ firm between offer and summer?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:20 pm

So if you get a 2L offer, what is the forum wisdom on how to stay in touch with your firm throughout the year? Do you try to email back and forth every once in a while---maybe forward news about a moot court competition or something you saw about a case they were involved in? Complete radio silence until next summer? If you are in the area for a holiday and have some time, worth it to try to meet up with an interviewer? Seems strange to just disappear for 7 months and then show up at the office. What do ppl think and what have ppl done?

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Re: Staying in touch with firms

Postby rayiner » Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:So if you get a 2L offer, what is the forum wisdom on how to stay in touch with your firm throughout the year? Do you try to email back and forth every once in a while---maybe forward news about a moot court competition or something you saw about a case they were involved in? Complete radio silence until next summer? If you are in the area for a holiday and have some time, worth it to try to meet up with an interviewer? Seems strange to just disappear for 7 months and then show up at the office. What do ppl think and what have ppl done?


Leave those poor recruiting folks alone, they're trying to enjoy some peace before the summers get there.

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Re: Staying in touch with firms

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Seems strange to just disappear for 7 months and then show up at the office. What do ppl think and what have ppl done?

This isn't strange at all. Thousands of summer associates do this every year.

rayiner wrote:Leave those poor recruiting folks alone, they're trying to enjoy some peace before the summers get there.

TITCR.

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Re: How to stay in touch w/ firm between offer and summer?

Postby KMaine » Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:49 pm

Don't

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Re: Staying in touch with firms

Postby Renzo » Sun Sep 11, 2011 9:03 pm

rayiner wrote:
Leave those poor recruiting folks alone, they're trying to enjoy some peace before the summers get there.

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Re: How to stay in touch w/ firm between offer and summer?

Postby snailio » Sun Sep 11, 2011 9:05 pm

Renzo wrote:
rayiner wrote:
Leave those poor recruiting folks alone, they're trying to enjoy some peace before the summers get there.



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Re: How to stay in touch w/ firm between offer and summer?

Postby desertlaw » Sun Sep 11, 2011 9:46 pm

But if you hit it off with some people during a callback and you are back in town over holiday break or spring break, what about asking them to go to lunch/coffee? That doesn't seem too outrageous, especially at a smaller office/firm.

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Re: How to stay in touch w/ firm between offer and summer?

Postby neimanmarxist » Sun Sep 11, 2011 9:51 pm

No.

I think the recruiting process makes you think people are more interested in you than they actually are. I think they just spent a month of their lives getting you to come work for them, and now that you've agreed to do so, they'd like to get back to work.

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Re: How to stay in touch w/ firm between offer and summer?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:01 pm

Somewhat related question. When do you do the paperwork with HR? Right before the summer?




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