I was reading one of the legal blogs in my Google Reader (Above the Law), and came across an article about why BigLaw (top firms) should get rid of their summer associate programs. For those of you not in the know, these are positions after the second year of law school that almost always translate into a job after the third year of law school. Mentioned in the article is the following sentence:
"Summering law students just had to avoid doing something epically stupid like jumping naked into the Hudson River."
The article then links to another article which details a bit more of the story.
I interned in New York in 2006 at a corporation, and let me tell you, this girl was the talk of the town. I'm not going to say every student working in the city heard about her, but I'd wager a large proportion of them did. What a great thing to be known for!
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