Certain topics are guaranteed to come up at holiday gatherings: your relationship status, your choice of current hairstyle, and your career—especially when you're in the market for a job. Even when family members mean well, the questions and comments aren't fun to deal with. Check out these tips for handling job-related questions at your virtual Thanksgiving gathering this year.
The long holiday weekend is here, and so are law school finals. Whether you’re a 1L gearing up for your first round of law school exams or a 3L feeling like this is old hat, it can be hard to focus when it seems like everyone else in your family and social circles are fully enjoying the holiday.
If you have your sights set on starting your career in BigLaw, you likely have clear expectations for your summer associate experience. However, the COVID-19 pandemic forced change, including to summer associate programs and their accompanying interview processes, and it might seem intimidating to ask about these changes while doing your pre-interview employer research.
There is one question you can always expect during your legal job interview: Do you have any questions for us? Preparing thoughtful, well-researched questions for this part of your interview is a great way to show your interest in the legal employer and that you have done your homework.