1L Toolkit

Career Planning

  1. The Four Milestones
  2. Class of 2018 Professional Development Series - Required Sessions
  3. Career Counselor Biographies
  4. Counseling Plan for 1L Year
  5. Career Planning Manual

Resumes, Cover Letters, & Other Correspondence

  1. Crafting Your Duke Law Resume
  2. Resume Excerpt - Career Planning Manual
  3. Creating & Sending Effective Cover Letters
  4. Crafting Effective Cover Letters: Get Ready To Write
  5. Creating Effective Writing Samples from LARW Workproduct

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
  5. 1L Summer Employers - Summer of 2014
  6. 1L Summer Employers - Summer of 2015
  7. 1L Private Sector Summer Diversity Fellowship Information
  8. 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 2014 and 2015
  4. Public Interest Positions Abroad in Summer 2016
  5. Finding and Funding Government & Public Interest Summer Positions Powerpoint, Fall 2015

Judicial Internships

  1. Summer Judicial Internships – Resources and Tips
  2. How to Address Justices and Judges in Letters
  3. Judges with Duke Law summer interns – Summers 2015, 2014, and 2013

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

Interviewing

  1. 1L Interview Programs Guide
  2. Professional Development Workshop: Interviewing
  3. Smart Phone & Telephone Etiquette
  4. Complete List of Behavioral Interview Questions & Answers
  5. Key Tips for a Successful Interview
  6. Focused Interviewing: Common Interview Questions & Their Underlying Goals
  7. Sample Interview Evaluation Form

Symplicity Basics

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