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summer job at NYC law firms

summer job at NYC law firms
« on: February 22, 2006, 04:21:03 AM »
Hi, I'm a 1L with a 3.18 GPA at a Tier 2 school. I know it is really late to apply now, but I didn't know we were supposed to apply this soon. This whole time, I thought we were supposed to apply after our 2nd semester grades were out. At this point, I am frustrated and don't know where to start applying. I already went to the career center at my school but nothing is left for 1Ls. What are my chances of getting any job at a big or med-size firm in NYC? What about corporate law firms? Where's the best place to start looking?


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Re: summer job at NYC law firms
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2006, 08:54:54 AM »
Generally, smaller firms have later deadlines for summer jobs, because it's harder for them to judge what their needs are going to be for the summer several months out.
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