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1L summer job search PANIC

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 4:53 pm

Hey guys, im a 1L at a tier 3 school. I finished top 10% during the first semester, had a judicial internship coming into law school and a legal internship during the winter break. Yet, despite applying to a bunch of jobs, I only was able to get 2 interviews... both of the jobs eventually went to a 2L. I have given up hope of getting a paid internship now, but im panicking because I can't even land interviews for UNPAID jobs. I have spoken to the career center, I have gotten my resume perfected during the winter, and cover letters are good too. So at this point I need some guidance. Is it too late to get a job or do employers not even begin hiring until much later?

Please help!!!


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Re: 1L summer job search PANIC

Postby 09042014 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:18 pm

A lot of in-house internships come in late in the process. I panicked and took an RA job, and then in April people started getting really cool in house jobs. Don't panic yet. But do apply to every jerb you can.

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Re: 1L summer job search PANIC

Postby cinephile » Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:58 pm

It's not too late, but it certainly isn't early either. Don't give up and keep applying to everything.

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