Presentation on theme: "“S UCCESS OCCURS WHEN OPPORTUNITY MEETS PREPARATION.” Five clichés gathered to ensure your summer success."— Presentation transcript:
“S UCCESS OCCURS WHEN OPPORTUNITY MEETS PREPARATION.” Five clichés gathered to ensure your summer success
“Y OU NEVER GET ANOTHER CHANCE TO MAKE A FIRST IMPRESSION.” Wear a suit NO flip flops (not even on Fridays) Have an extra pair of panty hose in your bag Shake hands like you mean it
“ DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD HAVE THEM DO UNTO YOU ” If there is support staff available to you – treat them well, and don’t waste their time. If the copier jams, un-jam it. Don’t lose/mess up a file A librarian can be your “best friend” when you’re a summer associate. Mind your manners
“T HERE ARE NO STUPID QUESTIONS ” Carry a notebook – and take notes!! Ask as many questions as the person giving you the assignment allows Ask the person giving you the assignment what she expects the “product” to look like Ask how long you are expected to take Ask the staff if you can look at the file But there ARE “stupid mistakes…” Cite Check!! Spell check!! Proof read!!
“S TUPID IS AS STUPID DOES ” Turn off your cell phone during all meetings Don’t wear iPod headphones No summer romances Two drinks – no more! No whining It’s not really your personal computer Use your best judgment