The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Guchster » Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:00 pm

ilovesf wrote:Applied to like 12 PI orgs for the public interest fair here and only got 1 interview. I don't really know what went wrong since my whole resume screams PI.. oh well. My interview with the judge is this evening so now that really has to go well!


Congrats on the interview! I'm sure it was crazy, considering the saturated 1L PI market--I bet tons of people walked away with nothing at all.

Rock the interview, and good luck! You're going to do great, and with your grades, those chambers would be lucky to have you.

How is the rest of the job hunt going? Are you still applying to those other judicial externship with the feb. 2 date?

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby ilovesf » Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:07 pm

Guchster wrote:
ilovesf wrote:Applied to like 12 PI orgs for the public interest fair here and only got 1 interview. I don't really know what went wrong since my whole resume screams PI.. oh well. My interview with the judge is this evening so now that really has to go well!


Congrats on the interview! I'm sure it was crazy, considering the saturated 1L PI market--I bet tons of people walked away with nothing at all.

Rock the interview, and good luck! You're going to do great, and with your grades, those chambers would be lucky to have you.

How is the rest of the job hunt going? Are you still applying to those other judicial externship with the feb. 2 date?

Thanks :D I sent out a bunch of random apps last week to places like the city attorney's office and I'm going to send one out this week to CA DOJ (they only start accepting apps Feb 1) The Feb 1 date is the date that federal judges here are "supposed to" contact you for interviews, though apparently a couple do it ahead of time, so I really hope I get a couple more phone calls then!

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Guchster » Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:27 pm

Someone posted this in our CLS group, advertised to fellow 1Ls. Am I being too sensitive by being annoyed by this...

Does CLS even need any more bad press?

CLS LazyStriver wrote:Job Posting 1/30: Personal Scribe
As we all know, it is interview season. I will be issuing handwritten thank you notes to potential employers and I would like them to look nice. Anyone interested in penning thank you cards for me please e-mail me at xxxx.harvard@gmail.com (editor's note: yes, harvard is in her email address) with an attached photo of the phrase "Dear Ms. XXXXXXX" in your best handwriting. The pay is $2 per card with a $20 bonus at the end if I secure a firm job and a $10 bonus if I secure a paid internship. I have already purchased the cards, I will provide the message, and I will do the mailing.

I need a card penned tomorrow to be mailed by the time the post office closes, so this offer expires at 12PM on 1/31/2012. Counteroffers will not be considered acceptance.


Weird?

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Flips88 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:47 pm

Guchster wrote:Someone posted this in our CLS group, advertised to fellow 1Ls. Am I being too sensitive by being annoyed by this...

Does CLS even need any more bad press?

CLS LazyStriver wrote:Job Posting 1/30: Personal Scribe
As we all know, it is interview season. I will be issuing handwritten thank you notes to potential employers and I would like them to look nice. Anyone interested in penning thank you cards for me please e-mail me at xxxx.harvard@gmail.com (editor's note: yes, harvard is in her email address) with an attached photo of the phrase "Dear Ms. XXXXXXX" in your best handwriting. The pay is $2 per card with a $20 bonus at the end if I secure a firm job and a $10 bonus if I secure a paid internship. I have already purchased the cards, I will provide the message, and I will do the mailing.

I need a card penned tomorrow to be mailed by the time the post office closes, so this offer expires at 12PM on 1/31/2012. Counteroffers will not be considered acceptance.


Weird?

Ostracize her now.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby bk1 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:49 pm

Flips88 wrote:
Guchster wrote:Someone posted this in our CLS group, advertised to fellow 1Ls. Am I being too sensitive by being annoyed by this...

Does CLS even need any more bad press?

CLS LazyStriver wrote:Job Posting 1/30: Personal Scribe
As we all know, it is interview season. I will be issuing handwritten thank you notes to potential employers and I would like them to look nice. Anyone interested in penning thank you cards for me please e-mail me at xxxx.harvard@gmail.com (editor's note: yes, harvard is in her email address) with an attached photo of the phrase "Dear Ms. XXXXXXX" in your best handwriting. The pay is $2 per card with a $20 bonus at the end if I secure a firm job and a $10 bonus if I secure a paid internship. I have already purchased the cards, I will provide the message, and I will do the mailing.

I need a card penned tomorrow to be mailed by the time the post office closes, so this offer expires at 12PM on 1/31/2012. Counteroffers will not be considered acceptance.


Weird?

Ostracize her now. ATL that bitch.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Flips88 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:51 pm

bk1 wrote:Ostracize her now. ATL that bitch.

Oh yeah that's way better. Send screen caps.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Guchster » Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:54 pm

Flips88 wrote:
bk1 wrote:Ostracize her now. ATL that bitch.

Oh yeah that's way better. Send screen caps.


LOL on my way. I'll credit you guys for sending me over.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:01 pm

Missing classes for interviews:

I know it has to be done, but I hate missing class. But, should I tell my professors why I'm going to miss class or is that insulting and should just not show up?

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby bk1 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Missing classes for interviews:

I know it has to be done, but I hate missing class. But, should I tell my professors why I'm going to miss class or is that insulting and should just not show up?


Tell them. It legitimizes your reason for not being there. If your professors don't understand the importance of a job: fuck 'em.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby acrossthelake » Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Missing classes for interviews:

I know it has to be done, but I hate missing class. But, should I tell my professors why I'm going to miss class or is that insulting and should just not show up?


I e-mailed my profs and got "good luck!" in reply.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Ship87 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:59 pm

Guchster wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
bk1 wrote:Ostracize her now. ATL that bitch.

Oh yeah that's way better. Send screen caps.


LOL on my way. I'll credit you guys for sending me over.


Didn't we move to a private Facebook group specifically because the public was able to see posts? I don't think taking someone's comment from a private Facebook group and posting it verbatim on TLS or ATL is appropriate.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Guchster » Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:15 pm

Ship87 wrote:
Guchster wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
bk1 wrote:Ostracize her now. ATL that bitch.

Oh yeah that's way better. Send screen caps.


LOL on my way. I'll credit you guys for sending me over.


Didn't we move to a private Facebook group specifically because the public was able to see posts? I don't think taking someone's comment from a private Facebook group and posting it verbatim on TLS or ATL is appropriate.


Stop being a lil wimp. I redacted the name, so it's not like people are being outed on here. The trouble with a public facebook was poasts had the person's name attached which could be bad for employment.

And I could care less if you think it's appropriate. Advise the poaster not to write stupid shit.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby r6_philly » Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:19 pm

Guchster wrote:Weird?


I think the idea is ridiculous, but I like the entrepreneurial spirit.

She might become really valuable for a firm when it comes to recruiting and retaining clients.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Lasers » Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:22 pm

ilovesf wrote:Applied to like 12 PI orgs for the public interest fair here and only got 1 interview. I don't really know what went wrong since my whole resume screams PI.. oh well. My interview with the judge is this evening so now that really has to go well!

good luck!

i got zero interviews for pi/ps day, though i ended up only applying to one org (DOL), so that's not really surprising. :?

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Guchster » Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:28 pm

Ship87 wrote:
Guchster wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
bk1 wrote:Ostracize her now. ATL that bitch.

Oh yeah that's way better. Send screen caps.


LOL on my way. I'll credit you guys for sending me over.


Didn't we move to a private Facebook group specifically because the public was able to see posts? I don't think taking someone's comment from a private Facebook group and posting it verbatim on TLS or ATL is appropriate.


also curious. do we know each other IRL?

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Dany » Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:44 pm

Ship87 wrote:
Guchster wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
bk1 wrote:Ostracize her now. ATL that bitch.

Oh yeah that's way better. Send screen caps.


LOL on my way. I'll credit you guys for sending me over.

Didn't we move to a private Facebook group specifically because the public was able to see posts? I don't think taking someone's comment from a private Facebook group and posting it verbatim on TLS or ATL is appropriate.

It is absolutely appropriate if the post is that dumb.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:45 pm

I've got what is so far my only PI interview tomorrow. In Philadelphia. I'd really like the job but damn is it a hassle to find time to fly out.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby birdlaw117 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:50 pm

Dany wrote:It is absolutely appropriate if the post is that dumb.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby ilovesf » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:52 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:I've got what is so far my only PI interview tomorrow. In Philadelphia. I'd really like the job but damn is it a hassle to find time to fly out.

good luck!

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby ilovesf » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:53 pm

Lasers wrote:
ilovesf wrote:Applied to like 12 PI orgs for the public interest fair here and only got 1 interview. I don't really know what went wrong since my whole resume screams PI.. oh well. My interview with the judge is this evening so now that really has to go well!

good luck!

i got zero interviews for pi/ps day, though i ended up only applying to one org (DOL), so that's not really surprising. :?

Sorry :( a couple people I know didn't get any, but I also know a couple who got like 4. Are you still going to go to meet the advocates?

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby yale2011 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:54 pm

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby bk1 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:56 pm

Dany wrote:It is absolutely appropriate if the post is that dumb.


This. Also lol at the thought that something posted on a "private" fb.com page is actually private. If you don't want your dumbass thoughts posted on ATL or TLS, don't post your dumbass thoughts anywhere on fb.com.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:56 pm

lawl, and they say Chicago students are the socially dumbtarded ones.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Guchster » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:58 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:lawl, and they say Chicago students are the socially dumbtarded ones.


That's right. They definitely do. :P

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:59 pm

Guchster wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:lawl, and they say Chicago students are the socially dumbtarded ones.


That's right. They definitely do. :P

Incorrectly!




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