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hardest to get for 1L

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:25 pm

How do these (for 1L summer) rank in terms of level of difficult in obtaining one? Also, it it hard to get a research assistant position?

1L SA paying market or $2000+/week
USAO
CoA internship
District court internship
PI internship
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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby spleenworship » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:How do these (for 1L summer) rank in terms of level of difficult in obtaining one? Also, it it hard to get a research assistant position?

1L SA paying market or $2000+/month
USAO
PI internship
CoA internship
District court internship



There ya go.

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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby mr.hands » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:55 pm

I'd actually like to hear about this too.

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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby rad lulz » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:56 pm

1L SA is definitely the hardest. The others have varying levels of difficulty.

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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby KaNa1986 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:04 pm

Where do RA (paid ~$10/hour) and in-house at F500 (paid 20+/hour) fall onto that list?

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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby hephaestus » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:06 pm

Why in the world is this anonymous? And what rad said.

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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby spleenworship » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:07 pm

KaNa1986 wrote:Where do RA (paid ~$10/hour) and in-house at F500 (paid 20+/hour) fall onto that list?



RA not hard to get if you and the professor get along well and you did OK in their class.

I have no idea about the F500 in-house thing though. I do know my cousin did this from a T2 though, so it can't be impossible.

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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby adonai » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:13 pm

From my experience:

1L SA
........
.....
...
..
.
COA
USAO (I'd put on same level as DCT, but USAOs usually take on less externs, whereas DCT judges take 2-4 per judge)
DCT
PI

Don't know where RA and In-house fall. Best guess is RA falls inline with PI and In-house falls a little below 1L SA.

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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby bigbirdfly » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:27 pm

adonai wrote:From my experience:

1L SA
........
.....
...
..
.
COA
USAO (I'd put on same level as DCT, but USAOs usually take on less externs, whereas DCT judges take 2-4 per judge)
DCT
PI

Don't know where RA and In-house fall. Best guess is RA falls inline with PI and In-house falls a little below 1L SA.


What about SEC, DOJ, DOD, other government positions, and NGOs (all of which unpaid)?

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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:31 pm

Why is this anonymous and what's the point of quibbling over which category of 1L job is most difficult to get?

Spoiler alert: Everyone will disagree and it won't even matter.

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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby rad lulz » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:53 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:Why is this anonymous and what's the point of quibbling over which category of 1L job is most difficult to get?

Spoiler alert: Everyone will disagree and it won't even matter.

This almost sounds like a cover thread for "what is the most prestigious 1L summer job?"

Spoiler: the answer is none of them.

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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby 2014 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:02 pm

2000 a month for a SA is not market. That's like a PI stipend.

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Re: hardest to get for 1L

Postby roz77 » Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:24 am

2014 wrote:2000 a month for a SA is not market. That's like a PI stipend.


$2000/week, not month




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