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Jan 2016

One word: confounding. As I approached Internships and Clerkships, there was a sudden discord between how I thought the law profession would operate to how it actually did operate. Law School has steered me into the academic world of precision and accuracy, which is all useful but not always the way the job works.

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Jan 2016

LinkedIn is a great way to grow and expand your professional network within your field and abroad. You never know when someone that you've met can help you out, either by throwing some advice your way or putting in a good word to HR (yes please!).

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Dec 2015

One of the most diverse and challenging places to work at is a Community Legal Centre (CLC). Volunteering at the Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre in Joondalup WA, I have had the benefit of working under Chimpo Bulawayo, a CLC lawyer, office comic and sporadic deep thinking conversationalist. Chimpo came to Australia in 2007 as an international student and was admitted in 2012.

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Oct 2015

There once was a magical job advertisement that would help solve the lack of employment opportunities for law graduates. Alas, there’s a catch. It’s going to cost you $22,000.

Adelaide based company, Adlawgroup were offering law graduates the opportunity to gain full-time employment for two years, at the end of which they would qualify for an unrestricted practising certificate, for an upfront fee.

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Oct 2015

Whether you are leaving the university nest and flying into the big world of scary jobs or you are looking for a casual pub job to cover textbooks, you will need a resume.

Here are some helpful hints for writing a good one, but be aware that there are not many hard and fast rules. You need to make it work for you.

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