Professional Development Guides
To assist our students with their professional development, the City Bar has created a number of useful guides. To request a copy of one of our guides, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment & Internship Guide
The Employment & Internship Guide provides resume and cover letter basics, interviewing techniques, and recommendations for professional office etiquette. Additionally, it provides sample resumes, cover letters and thank-you notes.
Guidelines for a Successful Internship
The Guidelines for a Successful Internship, created to supplement our Intern Orientation, provides professional guidelines including Professional Attire, Office Technology Use, Saving & Spending Your Income, Interacting at Meetings and Workshops, Networking, and Making a Lasting Impression.
The College Guides, created for rising high school seniors and college freshmen, is a compilation of College Board resources for preparing and adapting to college. The College Guide: Research and Application Process provides questions to ask school counselors, tips for finding the right college, and basics for applying and interviewing at schools as well as selecting your college major. The College Guide: First Year & Beyond includes information on transitioning to college, selecting classes, studying, writing college papers and credit card smarts.
The Networking Guide was created to assist students with learning to establish professional relationships and develop a professional network. The guide includes useful tips on networking at meetings and events as well as following up with contacts.