Thursday, January 31, 2013

Landing the Job: Top 5 Ways to Spend Your Spring Break

by Kristen Pavón

http://pslawnet.wordpress.com/2012/02/29/landing-the-job-top-5-ways-to-spend-your-spring-break/

Spring break is right around the corner and while most students will be relaxing it up on the beach or lounging around in their PJs, you should take this time to intensify your job search. Sure, it’s not the ideal way to spend your week off, but your efforts will pay off.

1. Meet with contacts!
Set up lunch or coffee meetings with former employers, professors and colleagues. You never know where your next job lead may be hiding. Also, always remember to ask your contact for 2-3 other people that can reach out to.

2. Shadow attorneys.
Spend the week shadowing a local attorney in a field you’re interested in. Of course, call ahead to see if shadowing is possible.

See full article here.