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Peg
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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby Peg » Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:54 pm

It's almost noon and none of the recruiting managers I spammed with writing samples, cover letters and resumes have gotten back to me. I think they took one look at "1L" and my T30 school in the subject line and lol'd.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby 03121202698008 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:56 pm

Peg wrote:It's almost noon and none of the recruiting managers I spammed with writing samples, cover letters and resumes have gotten back to me. I think they took one look at "1L" and my T30 school in the subject line and lol'd.


Managers at firms? Even for 2Ls from T14 it can take weeks to get an acknowledgement...if you get one at all.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby bessmarvin89 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:11 pm

ph14 wrote:How necessary is it to apply right on 12/1? Could I wait until the middle or end of December when i'm finished with finals to start worrying about applying?


APPLY ASAP ! A Lot of firms I know and have ties with don't accept even the MOST stellar resumes if you did not apply on time.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby Peg » Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:22 pm

blowhard wrote:
Peg wrote:It's almost noon and none of the recruiting managers I spammed with writing samples, cover letters and resumes have gotten back to me. I think they took one look at "1L" and my T30 school in the subject line and lol'd.


Managers at firms? Even for 2Ls from T14 it can take weeks to get an acknowledgement...if you get one at all.


oh okay, didn't know that!

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby headandshoulderos » Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:30 pm

Peg wrote:
blowhard wrote:
Peg wrote:It's almost noon and none of the recruiting managers I spammed with writing samples, cover letters and resumes have gotten back to me. I think they took one look at "1L" and my T30 school in the subject line and lol'd.


Managers at firms? Even for 2Ls from T14 it can take weeks to get an acknowledgement...if you get one at all.


oh okay, didn't know that!


... it's ok, you are still a special snowflake

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby Peg » Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:40 pm

headandshoulderos wrote:
Peg wrote:
blowhard wrote:
Peg wrote:It's almost noon and none of the recruiting managers I spammed with writing samples, cover letters and resumes have gotten back to me. I think they took one look at "1L" and my T30 school in the subject line and lol'd.


Managers at firms? Even for 2Ls from T14 it can take weeks to get an acknowledgement...if you get one at all.


oh okay, didn't know that!


... it's ok, you are still a special snowflake


?

Did I say something that offended you?

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby HBK » Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:46 pm

Peg wrote:
headandshoulderos wrote:
Peg wrote:
oh okay, didn't know that!


... it's ok, you are still a special snowflake


?

Did I say something that offended you?


I think he's picking on you because it's been four hours since you sent your email and you're surprised you haven't heard back yet. It's your impatient naivete that makes it funny.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby Peg » Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:50 pm

HBK wrote:
Peg wrote:
?

Did I say something that offended you?


I think he's picking on you because it's been four hours since you sent your email and you're surprised you haven't heard back yet. It's your impatient naivete that makes it funny.


Okay, I wondered but didn't want to make assumptions. Sorry, I usually am not too bad about picking up tone in print, but I have not actually slept since Wednesday 5 AM.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby headandshoulderos » Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:58 pm

Peg wrote:
HBK wrote:
Peg wrote:
?

Did I say something that offended you?


I think he's picking on you because it's been four hours since you sent your email and you're surprised you haven't heard back yet. It's your impatient naivete that makes it funny.


Okay, I wondered but didn't want to make assumptions. Sorry, I usually am not too bad about picking up tone in print, but I have not actually slept since Wednesday 5 AM.


hah and so you just went to another thread to complain about how your emails are being "ignored." check yourself before your wreck yourself dude. You are on the path of sending too many follow up emails and getting soundly dinged. Not getting a reply within the first day /== getting ignored. Wait a week. This is why K-JD is a bad decision, because K-JD'ers conduct themselves like idiots during the job search and employers can smell it.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby Peg » Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:05 pm

headandshoulderos wrote:
hah and so you just went to another thread to complain about how your emails are being "ignored." check yourself before your wreck yourself dude. You are on the path of sending too many follow up emails and getting soundly dinged. Not getting a reply within the first day /== getting ignored. Wait a week. This is why K-JD is a bad decision, because K-JD'ers conduct themselves like idiots during the job search and employers can smell it.


1) I wrote on that thread because I noticed that other people were getting replies, not because I was upset at people in this thread and decided to take my grievances elsewhere. I admit I am a little naive in some ways, too bad if that upsets you.

2) Believe it or not, I don't send out 1000+ follow up emails.

3) I don't even know what a K-JD is.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby 20130312 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:17 pm

K-JD means you went straight from college to J.D.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby 071816 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:37 pm

Peg wrote:It's almost noon and none of the recruiting managers I spammed with writing samples, cover letters and resumes have gotten back to me. I think they took one look at "1L" and my T30 school in the subject line and lol'd.


LOL. If this is the expectation you have, you're in for a lot of disappointment.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby Antrim » Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:56 pm

Random etiquette question- when a firm e-mails back and says "We apologize but are not hiring 1Ls due to a full 2L hiring etc. etc. we hope to hear from you next year" is it right to just not reply back or do you need to send a thanks anyway e-mail?

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby Antrim » Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:56 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:K-JD means you went straight from college to J.D.


Kindergarten-Juris Doctor

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby Grizz » Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:57 pm

Peg wrote:It's almost noon and none of the recruiting managers I spammed with writing samples, cover letters and resumes have gotten back to me.

Did you picture an "all hands to the emails" situation where a team of trained specialists combs through all 1L 12/1 submissions to separate the utter dreck from the gold, and sending out CBs that day?

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby 03121202698008 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:57 pm

Antrim wrote:Random etiquette question- when a firm e-mails back and says "We apologize but are not hiring 1Ls due to a full 2L hiring etc. etc. we hope to hear from you next year" is it right to just not reply back or do you need to send a thanks anyway e-mail?


I wouldn't reply.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby Grizz » Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:57 pm

Antrim wrote:Random etiquette question- when a firm e-mails back and says "We apologize but are not hiring 1Ls due to a full 2L hiring etc. etc. we hope to hear from you next year" is it right to just not reply back or do you need to send a thanks anyway e-mail?

Nothing.

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Antrim
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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby Antrim » Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:00 pm

Much appreciated

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby headandshoulderos » Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:00 pm

1L's -- if a 2L who's been there and is offering playful nudge that your concerns are silly, just listen. We have been through all the stuff you are going through and sometimes the best way to help is through ridicule. Nobody here wants you to fail.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby 20130312 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:30 pm

Antrim wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:K-JD means you went straight from college to J.D.


Kindergarten-Juris Doctor


Oh. I learned something new today :D

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby DoubleChecks » Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:34 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
Antrim wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:K-JD means you went straight from college to J.D.


Kindergarten-Juris Doctor


Oh. I learned something new today :D


You weren't actually wrong lol, essentially said the same thing/idea

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby target » Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:44 pm

blowhard wrote:
Antrim wrote:Random etiquette question- when a firm e-mails back and says "We apologize but are not hiring 1Ls due to a full 2L hiring etc. etc. we hope to hear from you next year" is it right to just not reply back or do you need to send a thanks anyway e-mail?


I wouldn't reply.


Along this line, should I reply back when firms email me back asking to send in grades when they are available?

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby acrossthelake » Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:37 pm

headandshoulderos wrote:This is why K-JD is a bad decision, because K-JD'ers conduct themselves like idiots during the job search and employers can smell it.


:roll:


target wrote:Along this line, should I reply back when firms email me back asking to send in grades when they are available?


I would reply back when grades are available, with your grades.

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby Dany » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:13 pm

It's 3:12pm and I haven't heard anything back yet; am I screwed???!!1!1

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Re: 1L Summer Employment

Postby 03121202698008 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:14 pm

Dany wrote:It's 3:12pm and I haven't heard anything back yet; am I screwed???!!1!1


Please...submitting before 3:53 is so TTTT.




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