Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

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philadelphia
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Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby philadelphia » Sat Mar 12, 2011 11:55 pm

For 1L Summer?


What do firms prefer?

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby Crazy4lawzzz » Sat Mar 12, 2011 11:56 pm

Forbes t10 company.

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Dr. Van Nostrand
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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby Dr. Van Nostrand » Sun Mar 13, 2011 1:04 pm

Yeah, while both opportunities are great, in general if firm life is your sought destination, the Forbes position would be more appealing. By in large however, I honestly don't think 1L summer positions help a ton in getting a firm job. I clerked for a judge, and in all of my firm interviews it seemed like a topic only mentioned out of formality. Even then, they didn't really care what I did, they just wanted to hear the most interesting cases I worked on. Point of all this? Go with the one you think you would get the most experience out of and enjoy doing the most. Your grades, school, and potentially favorable connections are going to determine whether you get a firm position. Just my opinion.

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby iagolives » Sun Mar 13, 2011 4:23 pm

well, do you want to work in the private sector or the government/social sectors?

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby syncope » Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:58 pm

Navy jag shouldn't even be in the running against a company like that. Its a pretty large margin between the two... however, you'd probably have much easier and less work (ie more free time) with the navy.

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby vanwinkle » Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:04 pm

Unless you want to do JAG when you graduate, take the inhouse gig.

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby philadelphia » Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:10 pm

Didn't get it -- haha.

Navy Jag or split District Court Externship/ Conneticut AG?

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby stratocophic » Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:20 pm

philadelphia wrote:Didn't get it -- haha.

Navy Jag or split District Court Externship/ Conneticut AG?
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I'd take the latter though, unless you want to be JAG.

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby DoubleChecks » Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:21 pm

philadelphia wrote:Didn't get it -- haha.

Navy Jag or split District Court Externship/ Conneticut AG?


so you were asking before you had a lock on both? lol oh counting them eggs...

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby LoyalRebel » Mon Apr 04, 2011 2:39 pm

Dr. Van Nostrand wrote:Yeah, while both opportunities are great, in general if firm life is your sought destination, the Forbes position would be more appealing. By in large however, I honestly don't think 1L summer positions help a ton in getting a firm job. I clerked for a judge, and in all of my firm interviews it seemed like a topic only mentioned out of formality. Even then, they didn't really care what I did, they just wanted to hear the most interesting cases I worked on. Point of all this? Go with the one you think you would get the most experience out of and enjoy doing the most. Your grades, school, and potentially favorable connections are going to determine whether you get a firm position. Just my opinion.


Is it a fair assumption that a 1L summer job will help with getting a 2L summer job, which will help get a full time job?

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby vanwinkle » Mon Apr 04, 2011 2:44 pm

LoyalRebel wrote:Is it a fair assumption that a 1L summer job will help with getting a 2L summer job, which will help get a full time job?

In general, yes. However, if you have multiple options and already are in a position to get "a 1L summer job", it doesn't matter nearly as much which offer you take.

There are exceptions (taking PI over a firm is important if you want to do PI when you graduate, you typically do want to pick a highly prestigious job over a far less prestigious job without good reason, etc.) but once you're in the category of "oh that'll be a good experience" it honestly doesn't matter as much as people here seem to think.

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby Gatriel » Mon Apr 04, 2011 4:35 pm

In house.

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby G1985J » Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:44 pm

Military law is to law as military music is to music.

In house

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Re: Navy Jag or Inhouse at Forbes T10 company?

Postby patrickd139 » Wed Apr 06, 2011 12:15 am

G1985J wrote:Military law is to law as military music is to music.

In house

Gatriel wrote:In house.

Y U NO READ THREAD BEFORE POST?!




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