Torn between 1L Summer Options, advice appreciated!

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Torn between 1L Summer Options, advice appreciated!

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:44 pm

Thank you all in advance. I got three options as a 1L, which is pretty fortunate. Eying east coast mostly after graduation. Tie to NYC. Here comes the dilemma of choices:

1. Working in DC for a non-profit, which does a lot of tech advocacy/Congressional testimonies/amicus briefs against gov violation of civil liberties.

2. Working for a V50 law firm's backstage center in a small town. I will be able to work on project management and design. The pros are that I can experience different practices in the firm from a internal perspective, maybe more exposure to how firms are managed, and learn about cutting-edge legal tech. The drawback is location. Pay is 10+k. A firm I would be happy to work for after law school.

​3. a V100 firm in Philly. It does typical corporate and litigation work. The pay is in the upper 20k, below market. ​i don't think i will work with them as a 2L or post law school.

Appreciate any thoughts. Thank you again!

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Re: Torn between 1L Summer Options, advice appreciated!

Postby paperrev » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:05 pm

Wait, so technically option 2 isn't legal work???

I'd go for option 3. V100 during 1L summer opens up a lot more doors in the future methinks.

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Re: Torn between 1L Summer Options, advice appreciated!

Postby sparkytrainer » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:07 pm

I have no idea but what you are talking about with your second option, but option 3 is the clear winner.

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Re: Torn between 1L Summer Options, advice appreciated!

Postby mcmand » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:44 pm

Option 3, unless you have a lot of passion for option 1.

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Re: Torn between 1L Summer Options, advice appreciated!

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:00 pm

OP here. Thank you all. That makes things easy.



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