Law School Toolbox Podcast Episode 287: Learning from a Non-Ideal Summer Job Experience (w/Sadie Jones)

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about what you can learn from a summer job that maybe wasn't your first choice, or that seems like a great fit but ends up less than ideal once you start working.

In this episode we discuss:

>Valuable skills you can get out of a summer position, even if it's not ideal

>Handling going into a summer job somewhat disappointed

>What if you See more +

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about what you can learn from a summer job that maybe wasn't your first choice, or that seems like a great fit but ends up less than ideal once you start working.

In this episode we discuss:

>Valuable skills you can get out of a summer position, even if it's not ideal

>Handling going into a summer job somewhat disappointed

>What if you expected the job to be a great fit but turns out not to be?

>Working and networking virtually

>Is it ever okay to quit a summer position if it's going poorly?

Resources:

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

>Podcast Episode 54: How to Evaluate Your Summer Legal Job Experience (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-54-evaluate-summer-legal-job-experience/)

>Podcast Episode 85: Surviving as a Summer Associate and New Firm Lawyer (with Grover Cleveland) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-85-surviving-summer-associate-new-firm-lawyer-grover-cleveland/)

>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 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 251: Best Practices for Virtual Summer Jobs (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-251-best-practices-for-virtual-summer-jobs-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 253: Networking in Quarantine (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-253-networking-in-quarantine-w-sadie-jones/)

Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-287-learning-from-a-non-ideal-summer-job-experience-w-sadie-jones/)

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