When Social Networking Goes Wrong, Personally and Professionally

As reported by LearnVest.com:

Great article on the 10 social media blunders that can hurt your career. My rule of thumb? “Take 10 before you send.” Ten breaths, ten seconds, ten laps. Whatever you need to ensure that you fully intend to say what is in your tweet, text, post, or e-mail.

“You probably know all the ways social media can help you professionally. You can demonstrate your expertise on a topic using Twitter, network your way to a new job using LinkedIn and keep old connections fresh on Facebook.

But social media can also have a darker side.”

Read the full article about social networking blunders that hurt your career.

 

Copyright & Licensing Job Opps: Have One? Need One?

As reported by CopyrightLaws.com:

JOBS WITH COPYRIGHT & LICENSING FUNCTIONS – Occasionally organizations with positions for lawyers and non-lawyers (e.g., librarians, editors) email Copyrightlaws.com with openings. These openings will now be available via Twitter @Copyrightlaws. Please keep sending those positions so we can share them with job seekers. Email contact@copyrightlaws.com.

1L Summer ’12 Internship Sponsored by Prudential Financial & NLGBT Bar

The National LGBT Bar Association is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial, Inc. (Prudential) to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity to a highly-motivated first-year law student. Through this partnership, the National LGBT Bar Association will select a student to join the 2012 summer law intern class at Prudential for a 10-week internship at Prudential’s offices with a stipend of approximately $10,000. Internship positions will be located in the New Jersey tri-state area. A position may be available in Dallas, Texas.

Internship Responsibilities

The summer intern will have the opportunity to work with attorneys who support the broad reach of the Prudential businesses. The summer intern will also participate in the summer intern training program, which includes programs presented by Prudential attorneys that highlight different areas of the business and the legal department. Each intern will be paired with an attorney who will serve as a mentor during the program and will provide guidance on projects. The summer intern may also have an opportunity to practice interviewing skills, prepare presentations and shadow attorneys on various projects. The summer internship will run between June 4th, 2012 and August 10th, 2012. The summer intern will be paid a stipend of approximately $10,000, which shall accrue and be paid on an hourly basis.

How to Apply

To apply, you must submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three references and a copy of your transcript to:

Prudential@LGBTbar.org

Please write “Prudential Internship” in the subject line of all correspondence. All materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, March 16th, 2012. Finalist shall be selected and notified on or before March 31st, 2012.