Change the World: Public Interest Law Abroad

Interview with Joel Sanderson

Blueprint JD is pleased to feature an interview with Joel Sanderson. Joel is a recent law grad whose passion for human rights work serves as an inspiration to law students who want to make…

Inside the Job Search: Prosecutors

Becoming a Prosecutor

When your interests lie outside of the traditional big law career path, you may find yourself panicked about your job search. Well don’t panic, this article will guide you through the process for at…

How to Become a Federal Prosecutor

How to Become a Federal Prosecutor - An Interview with Morris Parker

Blueprint JD is delighted to speak with Morris Parker, an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) at the United States Attorney’s Office for Eastern District of Virginia.  Mr. Parker provides insider insight for a law…

How to Conduct a Successful Public Interest Job Search

Your Public Interest Job Search

Blueprint JD is delighted to speak with Annie Kim, Assistant Dean for Public Service at the University of Virginia School of Law. Dean Kim shared with us her thoughts on successfully pursuing a career…

My Descent into Bar Prep Inferno – Week 5

My Descent Into Bar Prep Inferno

Studying is going better than I thought. It is still terrible, just not as horrific as I had imagined. So, what have I been up to for the past several weeks?  Barbri & Me –…

3 More TED Videos to Help You Re(Discover) Your Passion for Law

3 more ted videos to help you rediscover your passion for law

In my last post about TED, a nonprofit that promotes “Ideas Worth Sharing”, I shared 3 videos that were sure to help you rediscover your passion for law. I admire the organization and watch…

3 TED Videos That Help You (Re)Discover Your Passion for Law

ted videos that help you discover your love for the law

First, who in the heck is TED? TED began in 1984 as a small conference to bring together folks from the tech, entertainment, and design worlds. Today, its scope has expanded and TED is…

Want to Find the Right Legal Careerpath? Start with Your Talents.

career planning venn diagram

We often choose careerpaths for external reasons such as legacy, prestige or pay. We then dive in, only to find ourselves unhappy a few years down the road and looking to reinvent. But what if…

A Nonprofit Attorney’s Struggle – How to Help Yourself While Helping Others

  So, you want to save the world? You’re a compassionate soul who cares about improving the lives of others? You want world peace? Good. If you happen to be a lawyer, specializing in human rights,…

Debt Relief and the Public Sector – How to Follow Your Heart and Still Afford Law School

Considering the economic climate and present job market, current and future law school students should be aware of the financial benefits of working in the public sector after graduation.  Three federal loan options currently…