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Preparing for the Search for an Associate Position as a 3L

published January 07, 2013

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It's not unusual in the current job market to be a third-year student without law firm job prospects by the time graduation rolls around. But don't despair and lose complete faith in your ability to find a position as a third-year student or beyond. Increasingly, many firms, especially the small ones, are waiting until after students take and pass the bar exam to hire new associates. This isn't great news if you have to foot the bill for the bar exam and re¬view course and if you have the added anxiety of graduating from law school, heavily burdened with student loan debt, without a job.
 
Preparing for the Search for an Associate Position as a 3L

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The good news is that law firm positions do exist, but you might have to lower your expectations and look in places you probably haven't thought of to find them. You may find that locating a needle in a haystack isn't as difficult as you thought. Your road has gotten narrower and steeper, but with perseverance and some additional planning, you can locate legal employment, albeit maybe not the dream job you once envisioned, during or immediately after your third year of law school.

THE THIRD-YEAR RESUME

Your third-year resume shouldn't differ much from your first- and second-year versions. Obviously, you should include work and educational experience from your two previous summers and any recent academic honors you might have received. This information should easily fit on one page, unless you have significant work experience. Refer to the sample third-year resume on the following page.

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