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1L summer opportunities for Part Timers?!

Danielle

Re: 1L summer opportunities for Part Timers?!
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2005, 10:22:55 PM »
Again, Wow!  and Congratulations! 


It is sounding like the biggest obstacle to PT/EVE/Otherwise nontraditional law students obtaining summer internships is the other stuff that makes them go PT in the first place (jobs, young children, etc.)  So, it is not necessarily a prejudice against PTers in the marketplace.  So, if someone had a FT job with summers off there would be no problem getting a summer internship, right?

Re: 1L summer opportunities for Part Timers?!
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2005, 11:20:17 PM »
Again, Wow!  and Congratulations! 


It is sounding like the biggest obstacle to PT/EVE/Otherwise nontraditional law students obtaining summer internships is the other stuff that makes them go PT in the first place (jobs, young children, etc.)  So, it is not necessarily a prejudice against PTers in the marketplace.  So, if someone had a FT job with summers off there would be no problem getting a summer internship, right?

You are probably right about that. Perhaps if I was still a teacher! :)

Law543

Re: 1L summer opportunities for Part Timers?!
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2005, 03:46:01 PM »
I'm thinking of relocating to another time zone to attend the school that I really want to go to on a part-time basis (Chicago-Kent, which deferred me from full-time). 

What do you guys think about getting a part-time temp or contract job for the school year, so that I have the summer for internships/associateships?  Are the classes that I would have to take in the summer also at night, so I can still do a full-time job during the day?  I guess this would only apply to the first summer, as I hope to transfer to the full-time division after that.

Danielle

Re: 1L summer opportunities for Part Timers?!
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2005, 09:31:52 PM »
From what I've learned about PT so far I would answer you, linquest, that YES, it would be possible to do temp work and leave your summer(s) open. 

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Re: 1L summer opportunities for Part Timers?!
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2005, 11:20:38 PM »
The summer classes are also offered at night for the PT night students, but I don't see what would prevent you from taking classes during the day, if you wanted to or were available to, and I don't see a school saying you couldn't.