209: Job Hunting in a City Where You're Not in Law School
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're here with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones to discuss the ins and outs of job searches involving moving to another city from where you attend (or attended) law school.
In this episode we discuss:
- Why is it a challenge to get a job in a different city, even if you attended a school that claims to be national?
- Thinking about the questions recruiters will ask, and having a plausible explanation for wanting to move
- Trying to get a summer job in the place where you want to end up, starting after 1L year
- How to make the most out of your summer job position
- Taking the local bar exam in the new place as soon as possible
- Sadie's answers to some additional questions we've gotten on this topic, which you might have as well
- CareerDicta (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/careerdicta/)
- Podcast Episode 166: How to Frame Your Job Search Story (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-166-how-to-frame-your-job-search-story-w-sadie-jones/)
- Podcast Episode 183: Changing Course in the Job Hunt (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-183-changing-course-in-the-job-hunt-w-ex-biglaw-recruiter-sadie-jones/)
- Law School Toolbox blog: Advice for a Long-Distance Job Search (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/advice-for-a-long-distance-job-search/)
- Law School Toolbox blog: Expand Your Options: An Exploration of the Different Types of Federal Clerkship and State Clerkship Options (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/expand-your-options-an-exploration-of-the-different-types-of-federal-clerkship-and-state-clerkship-options/)
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