147: Top Summer Associate Mistakes and How to Fix Them (w/Sadie Jones)

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter, Sadie Jones, about the top mistakes summer associates make -- so you can avoid making them, or fix them if you happen to make them. In this episode, we discuss: Some of the common mistakes summer associates make -- so you can avoid making them! How to recover if you do make one of these common summer associate mistakes The best mindset to avoid making mistakes How a law firm mentor can help you navigate these issues and avoid making mistakes How to handle a negative mid-summer review or other feedback and how to turn it around -- it is possible! Resources: Professionalism in the Legal Workplace (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/professionalism-in-the-legal-workplace/) Podcast Episode 25: How to Behave Like a Professional in the Legal Workplace (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-25-behave-like-professional-legal-workplace/) What to Wear to Professional Legal Events (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/what-to-wear-to-professional-legal-events-2/) Podcast Episode 143: Understanding Work Assignments (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-143-understanding-work-assignments-w-sadie-jones/) CareerDicta Career Coaching (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/careerdicta/career-help/) Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/LST-Ep-147-Summer-Associate-Mistakes-w-Sadie.pdf) If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/law-school-toolbox-podcast/id1027603976) or your favorite listening app. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox (http://barexamtoolbox.com/). Thanks for listening! Alison & Lee

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