OCI//dropping off resume

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anori
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OCI//dropping off resume

Postby anori » Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:29 pm

What's the etiquette of dropping off a resume if you don't have a screener?

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Re: OCI//dropping off resume

Postby RodneyRuxin » Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:49 pm

Varies by school. Find a rising 3L/recent alum and ask.

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Re: OCI//dropping off resume

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:53 pm

I'm in the middle of OCI, but I haven't tried a résumé drop. If I did, I think I would go to the hospitality suite and start talking to attorneys until I found one in my city of choice. I would shoot for a good convo about their practice areas and how it interests me. Above all, I would shoot for a good connection with the attorney. Act like you really learned something from him or her. I might end with, "It was great talking to you. I really regret that I'm not interviewing with your office, but I would love to drop off my résumé."

Eh, something like that. Again, I haven't tried it.




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