I am a rising 3L who goes to law school in the midwest, but this summer I'll be working at a government job in NYC. I won't be making a lot of money and I am hoping to supplement my income/build my resume at the same time.
Does anyone have any advice/experience obtaining research assistant positions away from your own school? I am thinking of just emailing NYC law professors whose interests/experience line up with my own. If someone knows of a website or has a better plan of attack, please throw it out there.
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- A. Nony Mouse
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The one thing I'd say about going outside your school is that, at least at my school, the funding for RAs was generally work-study funds, and I'm not sure how easy it is to administer those across schools. I mean, it might be no problem, or you might find a prof who has an independent grant, but it's something to keep in mind.
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