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.
Survive Law is partnering with Stefani Janson, the founder of Navigator, an informative space to help young professional women in Australia, to present a four-part series on 'Victorian Clerkship Basics'. This is the third article on building a CV.
Drafting a CV can be a very daunting experience. But, updating your CV is like hitting the gym: the more frequently you engage with it, the easier it becomes. Where should you start? This article details the basics that will help you get well on your way to creating a stellar CV.
Clerkships are a huge process. In August each year, Victorian penultimate and final year law students scurry to submit clerkship applications, where the opportunity to clerk can occur more than a full year later. Clerkships are competitive: per the Financial Review’s 2016 estimates, approximately only two to five percent of applicants are suc...