Analyze the Organization to which you are applying

The first step in creating your application package is to consider what qualities you possess that the firm you are applying to will be interested in.

Review the firm’s website and/or any literature they produce.

Talk to students and others who have interviewed or worked at the firm.

Review any materials written about the firm by outside sources (e.g., newspapers, Lexpert).

The following are attributes we look for in candidates:

  • Strong analytical skills, intelligence
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to make good judgments
  • Time-management skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Leadership qualities
  • Team player
  • High energy, positive attitude
  • Awareness
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity