Law School Toolbox Podcast Episode 251: Best Practices for Virtual Summer Jobs (w/Sadie Jones)

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones with us to talk about working from home in a summer legal job, which is a common scenario given the current pandemic. 

In this episode we discuss:

>Creating a functional work space at home

>The importance of learning the technology required for your job

>Setting expectations for availability and responsiveness

>Asking clarifying See more +

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones with us to talk about working from home in a summer legal job, which is a common scenario given the current pandemic. 

In this episode we discuss:

>Creating a functional work space at home

>The importance of learning the technology required for your job

>Setting expectations for availability and responsiveness

>Asking clarifying questions and getting feedback

>Tools for communicating in a virtual office environment

>What kinds of online or in-person events might still be happening?

>How to build relationships with other summer interns

>Managing your work/life balance

Resources:

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

>Law School Toolbox Podcast: Careers (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/law-school-toolbox-podcast-archive/careers/)

>Podcast Episode 94: How to Succeed at Your Summer Legal Job (with Sara O’Connor) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-94-succeed-summer-legal-job-sara-oconnor/)

>Podcast Episode 108: Handling Summer Associate Offers (With an Ex-BigLaw Recruiter) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-108-handling-summer-associate-offers/)

>Podcast Episode 124: Don’t be a Jerk at Work (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-124-dont-be-a-jerk-at-work/)

>Podcast Episode 125: Maintaining a Professional Profile in the Digital Age (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-125-maintaining-professional-profile-digital-age/)

>Podcast Episode 147: Top Summer Associate Mistakes and How to Fix Them (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-147-top-summer-associate-mistakes-and-how-to-fix-them-w-sadie-jones/)

>Podcast Episode 207: Navigating Networking Events as a Law Student (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-207-navigating-networking-events-as-a-law-student/)

>Podcast Episode 239: Looking to History to Assess the Impact of COVID-19 on the Legal Job Market (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-239-looking-to-history-to-assess-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-the-legal-job-market/)

Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-251-best-practices-for-virtual-summer-jobs-w-sadie-jones/)

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