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Hosted by Vatsal Vasudev. He works as a Dispute Settlement Lawyer at the Rules Division of the WTO secretariat. Vatsal obtained his LLM from Harvard Law School in 2018 and graduated with a BA LLB from NLU Jodhpur in 2016. You can read more about the host on his LinkedIn profile.

About the session

Host

What's covered in this session

  • Writing the personal statement for Harvard

  • Choosing a topic for part (A) of the personal statement 

  • Building a CV for a career in international trade law

  • Publications for international trade law

  • Is prior work experience required for Harvard? 

  • LLM programs in the US with a focus on trade law

  • Answering the question on "career plans" in the application form

  • Employment opportunities

  • What should you do during the academic year to secure jobs? 

  • Job fairs

  • Recruitment process at the WTO

  • Work culture at the WTO

  • Whether an LLM is required for working at the WTO?

  • Employment opportunities in international trade law

  • What to do if your TOEFL score is falling short of the requirement?

  • Should you publish in blogs?