Internships, Clerkships, Clinics

From 2L to Rising 3L: Setting up final year success

March 27, 2022

The end of 2L year is right around the corner. True to form, it’s been B-U-S-Y. You’ve worked your tail off. You’re more than ready to call yourself a 3L student. But it’s important to finish strong on upcoming 2L final exams, and then you can look ahead. Here are some things to do before […]

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How to use spring break to make the rest of the way easier

February 18, 2022

Spring break is generally thought of as being a much-needed break from the hectic law school schedule. It’s a time to relax, maybe take a vacation, and enjoy not having class. While we do believe you should use your spring break to de-stress, we encourage you not to check out completely. If you aren’t planning […]

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On the job hunt? How to pick a state bar exam in line with your search?

January 26, 2022

As the chatter around summer jobs begins, you may be wondering what your options are if you haven’t received an offer quite yet. The 3L job hunt can be stressful, especially when people around you have already secured employment. Rather than get discouraged, know that you have the ability to take back control as you […]

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What to think about before enrolling in a law school clinic

October 17, 2021

While many law students feel most comfortable in the confines of their doctrinal classes, law school clinics offer a more hands-on approach to learning for upper-level students. To secure one of the limited clinic spots can be a real feather in your career cap, as many employers will appreciate your willingness to gain experience under […]

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Internship takeaways from 1L summer

March 8, 2021

Makenzie Way, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Every freshly minted 2L waltzes back on campus with a summer’s worth of work experience and a handful of stories to tell. So, let me share mine! I had the privilege of working at Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) as an Equal Justice America Fellow in the […]

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Seven insights about the judicial internship application process

December 8, 2020

By Kathryn Pope, University of Florida Levin College of Law A judicial internship offers law students an opportunity to work in a judge’s chambers, performing duties such as researching various laws and writing legal memoranda. Judicial internships are one of the most coveted summer positions because they allow students the opportunity to strengthen legal research […]

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Better or worse? Ten ways 2L year differs from 1L year

October 25, 2020

Makenzie Way, University of Pennsylvania Law School  1L year was tough, and I won’t lie. 2L year is also tough. But they’re tough in different ways. Maybe your 1L year was exactly what you expected or was nothing you had imagined, but the beauty of 2L year is that you have a solid year of […]

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The down low on clerkships

September 25, 2020

To clerk or not to clerk? Post-graduation clerkships are a popular debate among law students. Although they can be professionally rewarding, a clerkship may not be for everyone. Before you get too far along in your applications, it’s worth reviewing the types of clerkships available to you. Then, hear from people at different stages in […]

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My top five remote summer internship home survival tools

May 6, 2020

[ Mara Masters, 1L at Emory Law ] Well folks, I hope the end of the semester is treating you well. I finally limped through the last of my exams and now have a few days to recoup after the heavy emotional toll that limping to the end took. As we all continue to adjust […]

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