1L Toolkit

Career Planning

  1. The Four Milestones
  2. Career Planning Manual - Class of 2017
  3. Class of 2017 Professional Development Series - Required Sessions
  4. Career Counselor Biographies
  5. Self-Assessment Resources
  6. Practice Perspectives: Vault's Guide to Legal Practice Areas
  7. Practice Area Guides — Practical Law Company
  8. Practice Area Summary – Major, Lindsey & Africa

Employer Research Resources

  1. Getting Started - Popular Websites to Review
  2. Summer Jobs with Law Firms - Online Resources
  3. Summer Internship Opportunities Abroad
  4. Duke Law Passwords & Selected Access Instructions (NetID and password required)
  5. 1L Summer Employers - Summer of 2013
  6. 1L Summer Employers - Summer of 2014
  7. Firm Pronunciations

Public Interest and Government Focused Research Resources

  1. Summer Jobs in Government & Public Interest - Resources and Tips
  2. Summer Funding for Public Interest and Government Jobs
  3. Duke Law Public Interest & Government Employers – Summers 2013 and 2014

Networking

  1. Six Steps To Connecting With Prospective Employers
  2. Initial Outreach Emails/Letters That Work: Advice & Examples
  3. Customizable Networking Record (Excel Template)
  4. Sample Informational Interviewing Questions
  5. Duke Law Alumni Directory

Resumes, Cover Letters, & Other Correspondence

  1. Writing Successfully: Crafting Resumes that Work Webcast
  2. Creating & Sending Effective Cover Letters
  3. Crafting Effective Cover Letters: Get Ready To Write
  4. Creating Effective Writing Samples from LARW Workproduct
  5. Smart Phone & Telephone Etiquette

Interviewing

  1. Complete List of Behavioral Interview Questions & Answers
  2. Key Tips for a Successful Interview
  3. Focused Interviewing: Common Interview Questions & Their Underlying Goals
  4. Sample Interview Evaluation Form

Symplicity Basics

  1. Introduction to Symplicity
  2. Uploading and Managing Documents in Symplicity
  3. Applying for Jobs in Symplicity