The more career center events and panels that I go to, the more I realize that I need to learn how to network better. I am not very good at developing and utilizing contacts and not effective at shamelessly promoting myself. So I offer this advice to all prospective and current law students: get your schmooze on.
Actually, it’s a good skill for all walks of life and useful beyond just career building. I’ve been looking for some other musicians with whom to play jazz. It’s a perfect example of where knowing how to make connections is important.