By Jim Holtkamp for EDRblog.org. Last March I had the once-in-a-career experience of meeting with senior officials of the China National Peoples’ Congress (NCP) and the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) to discuss strengthening laws to enforce environmental standards. On March 5, Premier Li Keiqang “declared war on pollution” at the opening of the annual […]
Thank you everyone who attended the mentor social at Gracies. Be on the lookout for information about our new online mentor matching program, Mentor U. Also, check out our photos from the night on Instagram @sjqmentor.
There are many things I wish I’d done earlier, and one of them is starting to build my network of contacts. Now, let’s make sure we are talking about the right thing – networking and marketing are not the same. They are related, certainly, but really networking is a subset of marketing. So when I’m […]
Employers generally acknowledge that technical skills account for only 25% of any new professional’s success at work. The employees who thrive possess a series of soft skills—communication, networking, time management, teamwork—and they naturally “fit.” “Fit” relates to how well a potential new hire syncs with the culture or the core values, behaviors and personalities that […]
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By Leslie Francis reprinted from OUP Blog Until the current epidemic, Ebola was largely regarded as not a Western problem. Although fearsome, Ebola seemed contained to remote corners of Africa, far from major international airports. We are now learning the hard way that Ebola is not—and indeed was never—just someone else’s problem. Yes, this outbreak is different: it originated in West […]
If you will be starting your 3L year soon and are undecided about your post-law school plans, you may want to explore the pros and cons of doing an LLM—a post-J.D. degree. Read on for more details. Law students wanting to specialize in a specific area of law (tax, finance, international, environmental), may boost their […]
Jess, Jaclyn and Megan are excited to meet you and assist you with your career goals. In accordance with NALP guidelines, we’ll hold off on meeting with you until October. Until then, feel free to attend any of our lunch time events to learn more about different legal career options. Watch you email for those!
Thank you letters should be written (or emailed) to all employers with whom you have had contact, especially during OCI. They should be written and mailed or emailed within 24 hours of your interview. Sending a thank you letter indicates to the employer that you are interested in their organization, and they may help influence […]
Students who applied through Fall OCI will be able to log in on August 11th at 8:00 a.m. to see if they have been selected for an interview and to select their interview times. Be sure to log in on time to avoid schedule conflicts.