If you haven’t thought about your wardrobe requirements for this summer’s job, now is the time to do so. You want to be sure you are dressing appropriately for the office. You can email the firm’s recruitment coordinator to ask about the dress code if you are unsure. If you are concerned about your ability to afford appropriate attire, SFS offers a one-time, up to $500, LIPP-eligible budget increase for professional attire items. Review the SFS website for full information and instructions on how to apply. For more information on preparing for success this summer, see the Professionalism Primer section of the OCS website and attend OCS Presents: Getting the Permanent Offer on April 25.
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As you finalize your summer plans, we want to remind you that EIP begins on Monday, August 7 and ends on Friday, August 11. If you are participating in EIP, you[…]
As you are considering your options for coursework for next year, think about your long-term career plans, and how those plans are reflected on your transcript during interviews. Your narrative will be more convincing if your transcripts reflect what you say are your interests. You should, however, also be taking courses that are of general interest to you. Do not worry if you are unable to get each course that you believe would add the most value to your post-graduation career pursuits. In almost every case there are multiple courses that can provide the necessary study and training for your long term goals. For more information and suggestions, see the HLS website on Programs of Study.
During last week’s EIP Orientation program Dean Weber provided an overview of EIP, including details on what you need to be doing this semester and over the summer to prepare. You can now view the video recording of the program. The resources mentioned in Dean Weber’s talk are also linked from that page.
Writing competitions can be great opportunities to showcase your writing talent as well as your legal knowledge. The American Bar Association lists numerous writing competitions and contests on their website, many of which include monetary prizes. Harvard Law School also hosts a number of writing competitions on various areas of law. Deadlines are coming up, so make sure to check out the programs now.
Concerned you have few or no callback interviews scheduled? Know that callback invitations are still coming in, and that many students find their summer job outside the EIP process. While[…]
Been a while since you last interviewed? Review the Interviews and Networking section of our website. Learn what to expect on the day of your interview, how to dress, telephone[…]
Each week OCS highlights a podcast interview with an attorney about the work they do. This week, we talk with Alexis Sinclair of Miller Star Regalia in San Francisco about his[…]