While interviewing for internships, I utilized the skills I acquired in pre-internship to help me secure a position. These skills include communication, organization, and interview skill. To secure an internship at the Public Defender’s office of Petersburg I contacted David Lett, the internship coordinator, through email. Along with a message of interest, I sent my resume and cover letter. Through this type of communication, I let him know I was interested in the position and available to interview. Later he contacted me through email saying I could set up an interview with his secretary. Once the interview was set up I prepared myself for the interview. I prepared by collecting my documents; including my resume, cover letter, and identification. Throughout the interview Mr. Lett asked about my family life and my interest in law. I informed him that the law has con...
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... absorb as much information as I can. Gaining knowledge is the most important part of the internship. The way you utilize the information and experiences is what helps you in your career. I will make my experience in internship the most beneficial by engaging in the surrounding careers. I will not solely focus on law but experience every position in the office. That way if I do not choose law as a profession I will have general knowledge of other professions at my disposal. Since I am in a crossroads in career paths, this internship will greatly impact my future. Living the life of a lawyer will give me the experience to judge whether I should go to law school. Law School is not a minuscule decision, there is a lot of work, studying, and money involved. I will take this internship very serious, and hopefully use my experiences to make the best decision for my future.
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