Your first day can be nerve racking, especially if you’ve never had any practical experience within the law, or general administration.
Tested through trial and tribulation, here are some tips for interning.
Every year students migrate from Auckland, Canterbury, Hamilton and Dunedin to participate in the annual government summer internship. These internships run by government departments are a mean way to broaden your career interests, do some really interesting mahi and beef up your CV.
It seems as if everyone around you has a LinkedIn profile, and in your eagerness to get a job, you’re considering getting one too. From one humble law student’s perspective, here’s what to probably expect.
Some people like to play it safe - they just want a clerkship, no matter the firm. Others are more picky and have a list of certain firms they want to apply to or certain things they want from a firm. While it’s tempting to cast the net wide, it’s not necessarily the best idea to do so.
I’ve applied, interviewed and have been selected: now what?
You’ve gone through the gruelling selection process and you’re one of the lucky ones that have made it.
Congratulations! Here are some things for you to consider while clerking.