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What Are 1L Jobs That PAY? (Besides Firms.)

What Are 1L Jobs That PAY? (Besides Firms.)
« on: August 08, 2008, 06:17:56 AM »
Certain DC Organizations?  PI?  Judicial externships?  What are some jobs that will help pay the bills, since the last thing I'll need will be more loans. 

Also, do I have to apply at Dec. 1st for these places?  What are the least and most competitive 1L jobs?

I'll be attending a "good" law school, if that matters to the naming.

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Re: What Are 1L Jobs That PAY? (Besides Firms.)
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2008, 07:54:18 AM »
GW?

just apply for a public interest fellowship your 1L summer and go to whatever government you can get/interests you. 

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Re: What Are 1L Jobs That PAY? (Besides Firms.)
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2008, 09:51:05 PM »
Federal Judicial Center in DC (Fed gov't) pays in the low-to-mid teens per hour.

Re: What Are 1L Jobs That PAY? (Besides Firms.)
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2008, 05:32:36 PM »
I worked for a state judge this last summer (my 1L summer).  I received federal work-study and the judge paid me.  Total compensation was about $6,000 for 9 weeks worth of work @ 40 hours per week. 

Re: What Are 1L Jobs That PAY? (Besides Firms.)
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2008, 05:37:57 PM »
I worked in the inhouse legal department of an investment bank.  I got paid 2500 biweekly. Inhouse positions especially at banks are difficult to land but if you do, it's a pretty sweet gig.  :)