In prior installments of our Above the Law webcast offering career advice for this summer, graciously sponsored by our friends at the Practical Law Company, we’ve focused on what law students should do in order to make the most of their summers. We’ve discussed such subjects as how to find summer jobs, how to network, and how to balance work and social activities.
Now let’s turn our attention to the flip side of the coin: what not to do over the summer….
In case you don’t recall, here are the panelists:
- Elie Mystal, editor, Above the Law (moderator);
- Anastasia Boyko, Professional Development Manager, Practical Law Company;
- David Lat, founder, Above the Law;
- R. King Milling, New York office hiring partner, Orrick; and
- Steven Molo, founding partner, MoloLamken LLP.
In this clip, the panelists talk about how to handle the delicate topic of compensation — a subject many law students (and lawyers) want to know about, but one that must be addressed with care:
And in this segment, they discuss summer associate scandal stories, and what can be learned from them:
Check back later for the final installment in the series. Thank you to our sponsor, the Practical Law Company. If you’re a summer associate seeking additional guidance, avail yourself of PLC’s very useful — and free! — Summer Associate Survival Guide.
Earlier: ATL Webcast: Career Advice for This Summer (Part 1): Introductions, and how to find a summer job.
ATL Webcast: Career Advice for This Summer (Part 2): Beyond Biglaw; advice for 1Ls; networking.
ATL Webcast: Career Advice for This Summer (Part 3): Government jobs; balancing work and play in Biglaw.
ATL Webcast: Career Advice for This Summer (Part 4): The post-recession summer associate experience.
ATL Webcast: Career Advice for This Summer (Part 5): Does where you went to law school matter?