Cold Weather and Hot Beverages Go Together Like PDO and Networking

By Jess Hofberger for Career Brief Blog.  Job Seekers, Winter Break is a great time for informational interviews. Here is the challenging part: you have to ask for them. If you meet someone at a party or event, don’t be afraid to ask. “Your career (or firm) sounds very interesting. Do you have time this […]

Make the Most of Your Winter Break

By Mary Crane for Career Brief Blog. The upcoming winter break provides tons of opportunities for you to reconnect with contacts you’ve made throughout the previous year. Think strategically and use the next several weeks to build and expand your networks. By early December, you will be hunkered down in final exam mode. Use the […]

Ring in the New Year Right

By Jess Hofberger for Career Brief Blog. ‘Tis the networking season. Holiday parties and get-togethers mean more than mini-meatballs, they are an opportunity to refresh your friendships and to meet new people. Networking comes in many forms: from conversation at a basketball game, to coffee meetings, holiday parties or conference events. Whenever you can, seize […]

Interested In Working at a Law Firm?

By Jess Hofberger for the Careers Blog. Join four women lawyers from the law firm of Snow, Christensen & Martineau at their office for an informal discussion on what it is like to practice in a Utah law firm and tips for juggling a career and family life. Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Noon to 1:15 […]

Are Career Services Offices Making the Grade?

Reprinted with permission from the American Bar Association. Vol. 43 No. 2 ByEd Finkel Ed Finkel is a freelance writer and editor based in Evanston, Illinois. Spencer Merk, who graduated this past spring from Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University, wasn’t shy about squeezing his career services office (CSO) for leads. This proactive […]

New Career Resources

By Megan Green for the Career Services Blog. I have one announcement and one reminder: First, the Department of Justice has announced a new app for searching for legal internships and attorney positions within the Department. We are excited to announce that the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management launched a new, […]

The Secret to Getting a Law Job is Meeting Lots and Lots of Attorneys. Here’s How.

By Jess Hofberger for Career Brief Blog. You may have noticed that you are starting to get invitations to events hosted by the Professional Development Office. Participation in these type of events is crucial to your future career options. Make it a habit to attend these events (but don’t feel like you have to attend […]

Change is coming

By Jess Hofberger for Career Brief Blog. Change is coming. The legal world is evolving and the best place to find a job, might not be where you expect. Check out this short radio interview on the future of law, So You Want to Be a Lawyer broadcast on WNYC »

Straight from the Source: Christensen and Jensen

By Jess Hofberger for Career Brief Blog. The first in a series of conversations with legal employers. This episode is a discussion with Heidi Goebel of Christensen and Jensen. Listen to the episode »