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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 02, 2017 4:16 pm

T14 3.6 gpa. 7 callbacks, 5 accepted, 5 offers. Going to V10.

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:24 pm

Just got my DLA Piper ding. Came after emailing them yesterday about the status of my application (it'd been 3 weeks since my interview.)

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:41 pm

Any ATT news from any locations? I know Verizon is making decisions based on the video interviews of who they want to bring in for Super Day. I was told it'd be about two weeks more of waiting.

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Can we make an anonymous spreadsheet that includes people's schools, rankings and offers?

Making it public and allowing edits (similar to law school admissions sheets) would be excellent :D

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

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Anonymous User wrote:T14 3.6 gpa. 7 callbacks, 5 accepted, 5 offers. Going to V10.


Holy crap, congrats. Can I ask if you're URM?

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:25 pm

For those of you with offers, do you have any advice for call-backs? How to turn them into an offer?

I have had a few call-backs but I've been rejected from all of them, I don't know what I am doing wrong.

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

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Anonymous User wrote:For those of you with offers, do you have any advice for call-backs? How to turn them into an offer?

I have had a few call-backs but I've been rejected from all of them, I don't know what I am doing wrong.


Same here. I feel your pain.

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

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Anonymous User wrote:For those of you with offers, do you have any advice for call-backs? How to turn them into an offer?

I have had a few call-backs but I've been rejected from all of them, I don't know what I am doing wrong.


I have an offer from the biggest firm in my city. So my advice is this: it's deeper than grades and school. I am not a t14 nor am I in the top 10 percent of my class. You need to be likeable. Period.

1. If you know someone that works there, talk to them. But don't talk to them to get the job only. Talk to them like a friend.
2. If you know a professor who knows someone who works there, have them talk to them. Only do this if your professor likes you. No, loves you. My professor pulled strings because I was one of her fav students. Your professors know people despite what their field is.
3. The interviewers can tell when someone is bsing a personality vs showing a real one. Be natural. I can't tell you how many law students believe they are good interviewers and good at networking because naturally they've been good at a lot of stuff before when they're not. It's so obvious when people are forcing it. They're trying to see if you fit. Getting a callback means assume on PAPER you're already good enough. Now are you likeable enough to pay you a six figure salary for the summer?
4. FOLLOW UP. after the interview yes but don't just sit around and wait for an answer. Tell them you want that job

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:03 pm

Had about 8 callback requests, did three of them, and got all three. Two in local market and one with V100 firm. T-20, Top 10% I think the most important thing is personality. As was said before, you already passed the paper test. This is to see what you are like as a person. Are you someone they could work with on a late Thursday night? Try to be personable. At the same time, try to mirror your interviewer's tone. Some people will be very casual, so only be robotic and force prephrased answers. Others will ask you generic interview questions, so give those well-hearsed answers. Also, send thank you notes to everyone, and don't send generic ones. Show that you payed attention, mention specifics. Show that you really want it. Finally, be too hard on yourself if you don't get that one position that you think would lead to your dream job. There is a bit of luck involved and you are competing with other well qualified students. Do the best you can do.

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:32 pm

Did Paul Hastings send Starbucks giftcards to everyone they rejected?

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

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Anonymous User wrote:Did Paul Hastings send Starbucks giftcards to everyone they rejected?


It said so in the email, but I didn't see the card. Also did you have a callback?

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

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Anonymous User wrote:Did Paul Hastings send Starbucks giftcards to everyone they rejected?

Yes, they did.

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

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Anonymous User wrote:Did Paul Hastings send Starbucks giftcards to everyone they rejected?

Yes, they did.

Post callback/screener applicants only? I haven't even heard from them since applying.

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

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Anonymous User wrote:T14 3.6 gpa. 7 callbacks, 5 accepted, 5 offers. Going to V10.


Holy crap, congrats. Can I ask if you're URM?


Yes I'm AA

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

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Anonymous User wrote:Did Paul Hastings send Starbucks giftcards to everyone they rejected?

Yes, they did.

Post callback/screener applicants only? I haven't even heard from them since applying.


mine was after a callback

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

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Anonymous User wrote:Did Paul Hastings send Starbucks giftcards to everyone they rejected?

Yes, they did.

Post callback/screener applicants only? I haven't even heard from them since applying.


mine was after a callback


I didn't even get the screener, so I guess they sent to everyone.

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:39 pm

Anonymous User wrote:For those of you with offers, do you have any advice for call-backs? How to turn them into an offer?

I have had a few call-backs but I've been rejected from all of them, I don't know what I am doing wrong.


Be a normal human being. Don't stress--it would make you an awkward person. Don't fake personality. Prepare a lot of small talks and a lot of questions. Show interest in the firm, but do not appear like you're desperate to get any job. Sometimes it's not your fault; the competition is just fierce.

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:42 pm

Does anyone know of people who had screeners/CBs for:
Katten
NRF (not TX offices)
Drinker (not Philly)

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know of people who had screeners/CBs for:
Katten
NRF (not TX offices)
Drinker (not Philly)


Had a CB for Drinker in DC on 3/01

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

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Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know of people who had screeners/CBs for:
Katten
NRF (not TX offices)
Drinker (not Philly)


Had a CB for Drinker in DC on 3/01

Did they say when you would hear by?

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:18 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know of people who had screeners/CBs for:
Katten
NRF (not TX offices)
Drinker (not Philly)


Had a CB for Drinker in DC on 3/01

I had a CB last week too. Curious about when we'll hear back by. How long did it take the Philly office to make offers/rejections?

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know of people who had screeners/CBs for:
Katten
NRF (not TX offices)
Drinker (not Philly)


Katten LA has already conducted callbacks (last month)

Drinker LA is still evaluating apps and according to HR is waiting to interview people.

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know of people who had screeners/CBs for:
Katten
NRF (not TX offices)
Drinker (not Philly)


Katten LA has already conducted callbacks (last month)

Drinker LA is still evaluating apps and according to HR is waiting to interview people.

Any news on Drinker Chicago?

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know of people who had screeners/CBs for:
Katten
NRF (not TX offices)
Drinker (not Philly)


Katten LA has already conducted callbacks (last month)

Drinker LA is still evaluating apps and according to HR is waiting to interview people.

Any news on Drinker Chicago?


How many 1Ls are they hiring?

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Re: 1L diversity summer associate positions

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:50 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I had a CB last week too. Curious about when we'll hear back by. How long did it take the Philly office to make offers/rejections?


less than a week



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