We’re getting a lot of questions from readers about this article at Above the Law. For example, from one reader: I am a 2L at law school and about to start as a summer associate at a law firm in Washington, D.C. There was an article on Above the Law about an event in Chicago … Read More about What Not to Wear, Chicago Bar Style
Internships / Summer Jobs / Summer Associateships
Internships, summer jobs, summer associates... there are a lot of names for what basically amounts to a 10-week interview. Here is some of our best advice.
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion of makeup tips for the summer for professional women, but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion of summer makeup for work, as well as our broader discussion of what to wear to work in the summer. Because the usual author is … Read More about Makeup Tips for the Summer for Professional Women
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion for what to wear to a sailing event for work in mid-May — but you may also want to check out our resources for summer associates. Today’s reader mail has us totally stumped… readers, please weigh in: I now have my own professional wardrobe crisis … Read More about What to Wear to a Sailing Event for Work in Mid-May
Today’s reader mail has a young law student wondering how to pack for a summer working abroad… I’m a second-year law student and will be spending part of my summer interning for a government agency in Slovenia, and the rest at a study abroad program in London. My dilemma is that I only have a … Read More about Reader Mail: How to Pack For a Summer Working Abroad
We’ve had a great time reading the comments on our “what clothes to buy for your summer internship” post on Monday — it brings to mind so, so many memories of summers past where we’d think, HOW in the name of God did X get through high school, let alone college, with this thick a … Read More about Idiotproof Your Summer: Further Etiquette and “No Duh” Tips For Your Internship
We’ve had a number of requests for how to build your wardrobe for a summer internship, so ladies, this one’s for you! Suits. Yes, you will need more than one suit, but not as many as you think. For example, readers asked if they needed 10-15 suits (and we’re hoping the person asking if they … Read More about Building Your Wardrobe for a Summer Internship
The summer golf outing thrown by your company or firm can be one of the trickiest for women professionals. Are they still great networking opportunities for young women? You betcha. Here’s the request from someone desperate for golf clothing for a newbie: Would love to hear suggestions on what a young female associate who has … Read More about Golf Clothing for a Newbie
2019 Update: This is still a fun discussion on appropriate bags for summer associates — but you may want to chck out our more recent discussions on work bags. We got this request in from a reader, and thought we might resurrect an old feature — The Hunt — in which we look for a … Read More about The Hunt: Appropriate Bags for Summer Associates
2020 Update: We still stand by a lot of this advice on how to say goodbye at the end of your internship — but you may also want to check out our more recent tips on ending internships positively. *The Pat Benatar song is actually “About the Art of Letting Go,” not saying good bye, … Read More about 10 Things: About the Art Of Saying Goodbye*
Are bare legs acceptable for the office? Photo by telethon, courtesy of Flickr.
What are the top 10 things you should know about a business lunch, especially if you’re a new hire or summer intern at a conservative office (summer associates, we’re looking at you!)! No, we’re neither Debrett’s nor Emily Post, but we know a thing or two about conducting ourselves properly at a business lunch… we’ve … Read More about 10 Things You Should Know about a Business Lunch