One of our better students, who had a job offer from a major firm was offered one of those do-pro-bono deals where you work for half pay for a year in the public interest by one of those firms that thought it wouldn't have enough work for all the new associates they hired. He took it. Now the firm wants him to start in October after all.
I hired a research assistant for the summer a couple of weeks ago. He just got a fabulous summer job offer with an international law firm in one of their foreign offices, and I told him to take it. Fortunately I had a back-up in mind….