Writing Professional Emails 101

Picture this: you are asked to email your application for your dream summer job. You have your resume, cover letter, and references at the ready. You are ready to apply… but are you? Are you sure your materials are in the correct format? Do you know what to put in the email body? Is your signature correct? Do you have a signature? Is your email … Continue reading Writing Professional Emails 101

Erin Scherzer, Executive Director of Career Services, Seton Hall University School of Law

Erin Scherzer is the Executive Director of Career Services at Seton Hall University School of Law.  In this role, she manages student counseling, works on event and planning for the office, meets with employers, and advises students on career planning.  Prior to joining Seton Hall Law, Erin worked as a Business Law Associate in the New York office of Goodwin Procter LLP.  There, Erin represented … Continue reading Erin Scherzer, Executive Director of Career Services, Seton Hall University School of Law

From Layman to Lawyer

Some days, the law feels like a world of its own, complete with a “No non-lawyers allowed” sign. And on those days, I both feel like I haven’t earned my place in that posh, exclusive “lawyers” club but also feel like I’ve definitively left where I came from behind just to get this far. It’s a strange limbo where I don’t belong wholeheartedly in either … Continue reading From Layman to Lawyer

To Law Students From Nontraditional Backgrounds: You Belong Here

Here’s to law students who are the first in their family to go to college. To law students who have long since grown tired of checking the box that says their parents don’t have degrees as if they aren’t the most brilliant people you’ll ever meet. To law students whose lingering guilt at leaving home has now become a familiar shadow that wars with their … Continue reading To Law Students From Nontraditional Backgrounds: You Belong Here