What do you think are the most important rules to follow at work lunches (and dinners)? Any “fun” embarrassing business lunch stories to share so that readers can learn from your mistakes…?
We rounded up all of our best tips for summer associates in one place!
As your internship or summer associateship comes to a close, these are our best tips for 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
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
2016 Update: I still stand by my advice below (and links have been updated), but you can also check out our most recent discussion on how to network while you’re junior. Reader A requests some advice on how to network… I would really really appreciate if you guys did a post about how younger people … Read More about How to Network When You’re on the Bottom of the Ladder
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