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.
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...
So...the annual clerkship season for law students has come and gone. If you are unaware of what this is, it’s the period in March and/or May, where law students place their futures in the wheel of fate to apply for the elusive “summer clerkship”, “winter clerkship” or even more elite “graduate job”.