Applying & Interviewing
There are several essential components to a successful job search: submitting well written, compelling and error-free job applications, maximizing one's personal network, thoroughly preparing for interviews, participating in Georgetown-sponsored recruiting events, and actively conducting market research through external job databases and employer directories.
Timing of the Job Search
Guidance on the timing of a summer internship job search and NALP timing guidelines for summer and 3L law firm offers.
Cover Letters & Resumes
Guidelines, tips, and examples of public and private sector cover letters and resumes.
Writing Samples, Transcripts, References and Thank You Notes
How to select a writing sample, obtain your transcript, list references and draft an appropriate thank you note.
How to prepare for and present yourself in an interview. Includes sample questions and general interview protocols.
Networking and Relationship Building
Advice on how to network and conducting an informational interview. Includes networking resources.
Social Media Tips
Tips on maintaining a positive social media presence and leveraging social media in your job search.
Where Georgetown Law Students Spend Their Summers
Lists of where Georgetown Law 1Ls and 2Ls have interned during the summer.
Recruitment Programs and Networking Events
An overview of all on- and off-campus recruitment programs and networking events for Georgetown Law students.
Online Career Resources
A recommended list of some of the most widely used online job listings and job-related websites.
Judicial Clerkships and Internships
Learn more about opportunities during and after law school with the judiciary, including how to navigate the clerkship application process.
Webcast and Video Library
Webcasts of (and PowerPoint slides from) our recorded programs.