Law School Toolbox Podcast Episode 207: Navigating Networking Events as a Law Student

Law School Toolbox
Contact
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about networking nuts and bolts – what you need to know to feel comfortable mingling with strangers at cocktail parties, formal dinners, and more.

In this episode we discuss:

>Why lots of people find it intimidating to go to a networking See more +

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about networking nuts and bolts – what you need to know to feel comfortable mingling with strangers at cocktail parties, formal dinners, and more.

In this episode we discuss:

>Why lots of people find it intimidating to go to a networking cocktail party

>The best ways to enter and leave a group conversation gracefully

>How to handle your food/drink and still be able to shake hands or give out business cards

>How to find people to talk to if you're not naturally extroverted

>Good and bad topics to talk about

>Dinner table basics for the more formal events

>Following up with people you've met at the event

Resources:

>CareerDicta (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/careerdicta/)

>Zazzle (https://www.zazzle.com/)

>MOO (http://www.moo.com/)

>Podcast Episode 114: Law School Networking 101 (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-114-law-school-networking-101/)

>Law School Toolbox blog: Legal Networking 101: How Do You Know What to Talk About While Networking? (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/legal-networking-101-how-do-you-know-what-to-talk-about-while-networking/)

>Law School Toolbox blog: It's My Party, I'll Network If I Want To: Law School Networking for Wallflowers and Gunners Alike (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/its-my-party-ill-network-if-i-want-to-law-school-networking-for-wallflowers-and-gunners-alike/)

>Law School Toolbox blog: How to Follow-Up After Networking (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/how-to-follow-up-after-networking/)

Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-207-navigating-networking-events-as-a-law-student/)

If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/law-school-toolbox-podcast/id1027603976) or your favorite listening app. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox (http://barexamtoolbox.com/). You can also sign up for our weekly podcast newsletter (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/get-law-school-podcast-updates/) to make sure you never miss an episode!

Thanks for listening!

Alison & Lee See less -

Embed
Copy

Other MultiMedia by Law School Toolbox

Written by:

Law School Toolbox
Contact
more
less

Law School Toolbox on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
Custom Email Digest
- hide
- hide

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, track anonymous site usage, store authorization tokens and permit sharing on social media networks. By continuing to browse this website you accept the use of cookies. Click here to read more about how we use cookies.