The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond
About This Show
The Law School Toolbox podcast is an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more. The Law School Toolbox podcast is hosted by opinionated law school and bar exam experts Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess. You might not always agree with us, but we guarantee you won’t be bored listening! Our goal is to impart useful, actionable advice in an entertaining manner. Join us! And, if you have an opinion on the show, please drop by and offer a review. We’re here to help, and we’d love to hear from you!
Most Recent Episode
094: How to Succeed at Your Summer Legal Job (with Sara O'Connor)
4 days ago
Welcome back! Today, we’re talking with Sara O'Connor, one of our law school and bar exam tutors, about setting yourself up for summer job success, regardless of the type of job you're going to be doing. Summer law jobs can come with a lot of pressure. There are many things to consider when trying to make a good impression; work product, work ethic, and interpersonal skills are key factors. Tune in for a preview of life as a summer associate or intern, along with tips for getting the most out of the experience (including a job offer). In this episode, we discuss: What makes someone a successful summer associate or legal intern How to approach your assignments Strategies for managing your workload Speaking up: asking for assignments and constructive feedback Successfully working with support staff Some of the factors on which you will be evaluated, and remembering that you, too, are evaluating the experience with the employer Resources: How to Make a Good Impression at Your Summer Law Job (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/how-to-make-a-good-impression-at-your-summer-law-job/) Getting Ready for Your BigLaw Summer Job (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/getting-ready-for-your-biglaw-summer-job/) Tips for Legal Writing at Your Summer Job (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/tips-for-legal-writing-at-your-summer-job/) Four Tips for Summer Law Job Success (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/four-tips-for-summer-law-job-success/) Are You Emotionally Intelligent? 5 Soft Skills to Show Off in Your Summer Law Job (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/are-you-emotionally-intelligent-5-soft-skills-to-show-off-in-your-summer-law-job/) How to End Your Summer Internship on a Good Note (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/end-summer-internship-good-note/)