How can you end an internship positively? This week in our Summer Associate Series,* as the summer starts to wind down (for some, at least!), I thought we’d take a look back at some of our best posts on how to wrap up your summers, whether they be as summer associates or interns. (If you … Read More about Summer Associate Series: Ending an Internship Positively
This week, in our Summer Associate Series*: what are some of the business etiquette tips that summer associates and interns should know? Etiquette can often be one of the hardest things for schools and mentors to impart — but of course it matters, and business etiquette is something we’ve talked about a LOT through the … Read More about Summer Associate Series: Business Etiquette for Interns (and other Newbies)
What should you wear for your internship or summer associateship? Welcome to the first installment of our Summer Associate Series! Name aside, we hope this series will be helpful to ANY intern, whether you’re a law student or another woman interning in a conservative office for the summer. First up in our series: WHAT TO … Read More about Summer Associate Style: What to Wear For Your Internship
When can interns wear statement pieces like necklaces or shoes? Reader C, a law student, wonders…. I am a current law student preparing for a summer internship. I’ve been reading through a lot of your old posts trying to get a gauge on appropriate office wear. My question is about shoes. I’m wondering how far … Read More about Statement Pieces and the Intern
Should she accept a job offer on the spot? How else can she prepare for an exit interview for her summer gig? Reader J wonders… The summer is coming to a close and soon to be 3L’s who happened to land a summer job are waiting anxiously and eagerly for the famous “exit interview.” I, … Read More about Should You Accept a Job Offer On the Spot?
2016 Update: I still agree with all of my advice in this post, but you can also check out our most recent discussion on what not to wear to work here. – Kat We’ve had a few great conversations on here about summer internships and summer associates (including what not to DO at your internship) and … Read More about What NOT to Wear as an Intern or Summer Associate
Ever had the urge to indulge your inner Anna Wintour and act as the fashion police? Reader M has a question along these lines… Can we do a story on the extent to which permanent hires (i.e. me) can give unsolicited fashion advice to interns? I have worked in private practice for a number of … Read More about Can You Give Unsolicited Fashion Advice to Interns?
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