Network! Network! Network! Join a local bar association now. Add your membership to your resume under a section called "Professional Affiliations." See the state bar for links to all local bar associations.
Contact alumni for informational interviews. Access the alumni directory through the intranet.
Talk to your professors about your job status and area(s) of interest as they may have advice and/or contacts.
Talk to your references, and update them on your job status.
Check "Job Postings" inSymplicity for new listings posted daily.
Check employer specific sites (county sites for local government, public interest organization sites, and OSCAR for most judicial clerkships), for new job listings, two times per week. Apply as directed.
If you will be applying for judicial clerkships, spring semester of your 2L year is the time to contact professors to request letters of recommendation. Federal applications are due the first week of September your third year; state applications are staggered from your 2L spring through 3L fall. For an overview of the judicial clerkship opportunities and application process please refer to the judicial clerkships page.
Applying for a judicial clerkship? Finalize your letters of recommendation, resume, cover letters and writing sample. Contact Career Services to schedule a meeting with Alison Shinsato! 530-752-6574! Complete your spreadsheet and submit to email@example.com.
Review your online social network pages - Facebook, etc. - to ensure all postings are "employer appropriate"; check your outgoing voicemail message to ensure it is appropriate.
Update your resume, cover letter, and writing sample; upload current documents for Fall OCI.
Questions? Career Services counselors are available over the summer, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm. Call 530-752-6574 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance.