When you go to a callback interview at the firm, mostly likely they will take you out to lunch at a pretty nice restaurant nearby. Usually, your interviews are split up so that you would have a few in the morning, lunch in the middle, and the remaining interviews in early afternoon.Typically, … [Read more...] about There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.
When you go to an interview, your focus will naturally be on the recruiting person who will be shepherding you that day and, of course, the attorneys who will be interviewing you. Interview days are nerve wrecking for everyone, even for people who are normally as cool as a cucumber (you know who you … [Read more...] about They might be Giants: don’t mess with the “little people.”
Among other things, a callback interview is an opportunity for you to make a personal connection with your interviewers, such that they think they would like to have you as a colleague (or subordinate). Here is what you should do as soon as you are led into an interviewer’s office (so, obviously … [Read more...] about The VERY first thing you oughta do in each callback interview.
OK, let’s say that you are a 2L at a third-tier law school, but you aced your first year classes and are proud of your accomplishments and qualifications. You are on Law Review and Moot Court. Let’s also assume that your undergraduate degree was from a solid, if not outstanding, state university. … [Read more...] about Oh Lord, I don’t have a prayer.