These tips were provided by Chip Peters (Northwestern University School of Law, J.D. 1986), a partner in Schiff Hardin’s Litigation Group.
Many students spend up to 150 hours researching career options during law school. That research tends to be heavy on superficial info but light on insight.
Meet One, Two, and Three. One has been working at a congressional office for two-plus years, and she is going to be your classmate. She wants to be a federal prosecutor, but is open to getting some related experience at a place like the ASPCA during one of her summers.