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OCTOBER 2012

Follow the City Bar Career Development Activities on Twitter

The City Bar offers a variety of events, programs, and online resources, to help our members determine their career goals and achieve them. Find out what is going on at the City Bar in the area of career and professional development by following us on Twitter @NYCBarCareerDev.

Boot Camp 2012
Tuesday, October 2 and Thursday, October 4, 2012 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Communicating with Presence & Impact
Women Partners Workshop Series
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 8:00 am-9:30 am

Doing Well by Doing Good:
The Business Development Benefits of Law Firm Pro Bono

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 5:00 pm-6:30 pm

The Unspoken Rules of Success in the Legal Profession:
What You May Not Hear In Your Professional Development Workshops

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

What is Leadership?
Thursday, October 4, 2012 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Careers in Technology Law
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Program and Reception for International LLM Candidates
Thursday, October 11, 2012 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Finding Your Passion during Tough Economic Times
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 8:30 am-10:00 am

The Role of an Attorney on a Nonprofit Board
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

The Top Ten Things I Wish I'd known when I Began My Legal Career
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 8:00 am-9:30 am

Small Law Firm Practice Development and Time Management Breakfast:
Work-Life Balance Tune-Up for Lawyers

Thursday, October 18, 2012 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Mediation and Meditation: More than Just a Misspelling
Contemplative Lawyers Group
Thursday, October 18, 2012 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

The Inside Scoop:
How Powerful In-House Women Choose Their Outside Legal Teams

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Using Informational Interviews in Your Job Search or Career Transition

An informational interview can be a great tool for exploring new career opportunities, and learning more about your target companies and fields of interest. The purpose of an Informational Interview, as the name suggests, is to gather information that may be useful in one's job search or career transition. This information may be about a new area of the law, about different opportunities within or outside the legal industry, about a specific position and its daily job responsibilities or about starting a business. A typical informational interview consists of three parts: (1) building rapport with the person you are interviewing by showing your interest in what he/she does, (2) acquiring general information about your area of interest, and (3) acquiring information specific to your needs, job leads and tips that may lead to your employment. Read full article.

Want to Serve on a Committee?

Committees are how the City Bar’s work gets done, and working on a committee can give you great experience while opening up a number of career doors, including some you might not anticipate. A full list of the City Bar committees along with a brief description of each and an application form can be found on the City Bar’s website. As a number of City Bar committees have more applicants than available slots, please consider applying to more than one committee.

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