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Advice

Resources

  • Hotshot Legal uses short videos to teach a range of legal and business topics. The videos provide simple explanations of complex concepts. Topics include Accounting & Finance, M&A Basics, Excel & Data Analysis, and Venture Financing, and new content is continually added.
  • Prepare to Practice program by LexisNexis. This tutorial is design to help students master some of the practical skills you need to arrive practice ready on day one.
  • Developing the Professional Lawyer – Student Tip Videos. Created by the National Association for Law Placement, these interactive e-learning modules are a simple way to help you focus on some of the core elements of professionalism.

Podcasts and Videos

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Managing the First Years of Your CareerVideo
Summer Success in a Remote SettingVideo
How a Law Firm is Run and Why it Matters to You
Julie Jones, Chair of Ropes and Gray
Video
How a Law Firm is Run and Why it Matters to you
Kevyn Orr, Partner-in-Charge Washington, Jones Day
Video

Updates from Hire Ground

  • Summer Success

    Make sure you are ready to put your best foot forward this summer. If you haven’t already, review the Professionalism Primer section of our website. You worked hard to get to this point. Review this page to learn what you can do to make a great impression this summer. 

    May 16, 2024

  • Set Up and Check Your Voicemail This Summer 

    As you begin preparing for your summer job and 2L job search, make sure you have a professional voicemail greeting on your phone. Many employers will call you and leave you a voicemail message about interviews, so get in the habit of checking for messages. You should also continue to check your HLS email regularly

    May 16, 2024

  • Set Up and Check Your Voicemail This Summer 

    As you begin preparing for your summer job, ensure you have a professional voicemail greeting set up and ready, and get in the habit of checking it. You should also continue to check your HLS email regularly to ensure you don’t miss important communications from employers. 

    May 16, 2024

  • Starting This Fall at a Law Firm?

    Learn how to maximize your first years at a law firm and how to position yourself for a move when the time is right! Join us on April 9: Managing the First Years of Your Career. RSVP by Friday, April 5 if you would like lunch.

    April 4, 2024

  • Summer Success

    As you look ahead to your summer job, you may be wondering how to make sure you make a good impression and have a good experience. Join OPIA and OCS for a fast-paced, interactive workshop this Thursday, Summer Internships: 5 Skills You Need to Succeed, that will offer some tools to help you to succeed

    April 2, 2024