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CAREER HELP

Looking for help with your legal job hunt? You’ve come to the right place!

Whether you need quick help with a résumé or cover letter, or more extensive help with job search or interview strategies, the Nigerian Law School Students is here for you. We’re also happy to help with all aspects of the transfer process.

WHO WILL I WORK WITH?

You’ll work with a highly-experienced former Big Law recruiter, who spent nearly ten years evaluating legal job applications for a variety of positions in several major legal markets. From embarrassing résumé typos to incorrect names in cover letters, she’s seen it all! And she’ll help you put your best foot forward and tell your story, for whatever type of job you’d like to find.

WHAT TYPE OF HELP DO YOU OFFER?

We recognize that every job hunt is different, and that each student has specific strengths and weaknesses.

Here are a few things we can help with:

RÉSUMÉS
  • Basic review (proofreading and sanity check)
  • Rewrite (from existing résumé)
  • Write (from scratch)
COVER LETTERS
  • Basic review (proofreading and sanity check)
  • Rewrite (from existing cover letter)
  • Write (from scratch)
STRATEGY
  • Career path strategy
  • Job hunt execution
  • Help with specific types of job hunts (OCI, non-OCI, clerkships, 3L search, post-grad search, etc.)
INTERVIEW PREP
  • Basic and intensive interview prep
  • Mock interviews
WRITING SAMPLES
  • Writing sample strategy/what to use
  • Review and edit (as permitted)
TRANSFER APPLICATIONS
  • Whether to apply to transfer
  • Where to apply
  • Application and document preparation
  • Weighing the final options
  • OCI strategy as a transfer student

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

We offer a variety of time-based packages, which are suitable for different purposes. Please review the details below, and let us know if you have questions about what’s right for you!

THREE HOURS: QUICK HELP ($198/HOUR)

If you just need a sanity check and some basic assistance on your application documents, or you want to brush up on your interviewing skills, the three-hour package is for you!

Here are a few examples of what you can use this time for:

  • Résumé and cover letter review/rewrite
  • Basic interview prep plus one mock interview (30 minute mock, plus debrief time)
  • Writing sample strategy and basic review
  • Help with your transfer applications

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