Lawctopus’ 6-Day Legal Career Program [Dec 5-10]: Register by Nov 30; Get Complete Career Clarity!

Lawctopus Law School brings out a unique 6-day workshop to answer most of the career questions a young law student would have.

If you have just entered law school or are in the early years of your law school, this workshop will give you clarity, confidence, and skills about navigating the law school, internships, and the legal career.

What to do? Why? How to do it? But what if? In this workshop, the clouds of confusion will be cast aside, though not completely because a bit of confusion is a good thing. 🙂

The structure of the workshop is as follows:

Day 1 [6 pm-7.30 pm]: The Many Colours of Law School
  • How to be successful in law school (hint: there isn’t one way)
  • How to do well in Academics, Moots, Research Papers, Seminars, etc.
Day 2 [6 pm-7.30 pm]: Planning for and Doing Well in Internships
  • How to think about your internships?
  • How to plan and get internships? How to do well in internships?
  • Converting your internships into PPOs and jobs.
Day 3 [6 pm-7.30 pm]: Drafting a Great CV/Resume and Cover Letters
  • What do recruiters (especially big law firms) look for?
  • How to make a good CV (and before that, a good you)?
  • How to draft a great cover letter?
  • Sample CV and cover letter will be shared
Day 4 [6 pm-7.30 pm]: Major Career Options, Their Pros and Cons, and How to Do Well in Them
  • Litigation
  • Law Firms
  • Companies
  • PSUs (government companies)
  • IPR
  • Insights based on 50+ interviews done for the ‘Law as a Career’ book.
Day 5 [6 pm-7.30 pm]: Other Career Options in Law, Their Pros and Cons, and How to Do Well in Them
  • Tax Law
  • Judicial Services
  • Legal Academia
  • NGOs and Think Tanks
  • LPOs
  • Legal Journalism
  • Insights based on 50+ interviews done for the ‘Law as a Career’ book
Day 6 [6 pm-7.30 pm]: AMA (Ask Me Anything), Using Linkedin, Career Resources and Final Words
  • Using Linkedin to the Fullest: it’s the most powerful networking tool ever built by humankind
  • Post-corona growth opportunities for future lawyers
  • Career Resources: websites, youtube videos, TED talks, book recommendations
  • Final Q and A (ask me anything format) and closing

To register for the workshop, please register and pay here.

If you have joined law school in 2020 (UG degree), please feel free to pay a discounted fee here.

Students starting their college in 2020 are having to make do with online classes, are lacking a peer group, and are devoid of mentorship by faculty and seniors. This discount is a small effort from our end to make their lives easier.

About the Facilitator

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Tanuj Kalia is the founding CEO of Lawctopus.com, India’s largest career website for law students, NoticeBard.com, a website which covers educational opportunities across streams, and Lawctopus Law School.

He graduated from NUJS Kolkata in 2013 and completed his MA in Law, Politics and Society from AUD in 2019.

He’s the author of the book ‘Law as a Career published by LexisNexis and is a TEDx speaker. He regularly gives lectures, and keynote speeches at law schools in India on topics around careers, writing, and entrepreneurship.

He headed the placement committees in NUJS Kolkata (2nd year) and at AUD (1st year) and is a life-long student of topics around education, careers, and human development.

Logistics of the course

  • The course will be held via live webinars on Zoom with appropriate safeguards in place.
  • Each webinar will be held from 6 pm-7.30 pm. Students will be informed in advance if the session needs to be re-scheduled.
  • This is a live-class only workshop. Recorded versions of the live sessions are available for 15 days (after the end of the session) on request.
  • Questions will be taken via the Q and A box.
  • Sample CVs, cover letters, reflective questions, exercises etc. will be shared via email.

What you can expect from the course

  • Know the ABC and the XYZ of the law school life, and of law as a career.
  • Undertake your law school journey knowing that you have complete knowledge about how the legal careers work.
  • Gain the right skills and clarity for your legal career.
  • Know the ‘insider’ stuff which people at NLUs and big law firms know (and you might not).

Course Details

Certificate: Yes (provided a student attends at least 50% of the sessions)

Course fee:

Rs. 1770

Rs. 885 (Only or those law students who are starting their undergraduate degree in 2020).

Course duration: December 5-10

Course format: A 1.5-hour-long live webinar on each of the 6 days.

Contact: For any questions, please email at tanuj.kalia@lawctopus.com or call at +91 97118 50703 (Tanuj Kalia).

To register for the workshop, please register and pay here.

If you have joined law school in 2020 (UG degree), please feel free to pay a discounted fee here.

Students starting their college in 2020 are having to make do with online classes, are lacking a peer group, and are devoid of mentorship by faculty and seniors. This discount is a small effort from our end to make their lives easier.

 

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