MSL Alum Erald Minga (MSL ‘19) on The Silver Lining: Four Ways Disruptions Strengthen Organizational Resilience

As we adjust to the disruptions caused by COVID-19 and the resulting new normal in our work and home lives, many of us are learning lessons about organizational and professional resilience. In a recent piece posted in Forbes, MSL alumnus, Erald Minga (MSL ‘19), shared his thoughts on practices that can be used to positively […]

MSL Career Advisors Share Interviewing Tips

Evan Goldberg and I recently gave a presentation to MSL students about best practices for preparing for interviews. Whether you’re interviewing for an internship, full-time position, or graduate school, you might want to keep the following tips in mind! Before the interview, be sure to review your resume and know everything that’s on it – […]

The MSL Staff Reflects on Industry Associates Night 2020: Virtual Edition

Industry Associates Night is always one of the biggest MSL events of the year, but this year, the MSL Program hosted the first ever virtual Industry Associates Night on Friday, April 17, 2020. The event featured seven amazing panelists across a variety of industries,  including consulting, privacy, medicine, venture capital, food safety, intellectual property, and […]

Job Search During CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19

Just like everybody else, MSL students are feeling the crush of the current health crisis. One topic that we have received a lot of questions about involves the current state of the job market.  Though there isn’t a lot of concrete information available right now, our Director of Program Development, Shilpa Gokhale, recently compiled some […]

Ralph Baxter of Legal Services Today Discusses How the Legal Industry Refers to Legal Service Professionals

We recently read the Legal Services Today blog and were encouraged to see Ralph Baxter’s post: Let’s Stop Calling Legal Service Professionals “Non-Lawyers.” To date, the legal industry has mostly referred to affiliated professionals who aren’t lawyers – no matter their expertise – as “non-lawyers.”  Baxter suggests that rather than refer to professionals as what […]

UPDATE: MSL Alumnus Steven Hansen – Odin Technologies

We’re delighted to have the opportunity to again write about Steven Hansen‘s (MSL ’18) continued entrepreneurial success. His company, Odin Technologies, won the diagnostics startup track at MedCity INVEST in Chicago in April. You can read all about it in this Yahoo Finance story. Steven has been working to raise funds and advance his product […]

Wrap-up: 2019 Northwestern Law MSL Entrepreneurship Trip

By Evan Goldberg Following a whirlwind trip to the Bay Area to learn about legal technology, startups, large companies, and how innovation is changing operations of all of these entities, our MSL Entrepreneurship Team Project students have written blog posts about each company we visited and entrepreneur with whom we met. This week, we’ll publish […]

NM Transplant Milestones with MSL Student Eleonora Forte

The MSL program attracts a wide array of professionals, many of whom complete the program part time while working full time. Our part-time students work all over the Chicagoland area (and beyond), and, with the launch of the online program, all over the world!  Recently, two of our local part-time students, Eleonora Forte and Andre Iovane, […]