It may be summer, but Harvard law students already are feeling a chill in the job market they’re looking to enter.

In the wake of mass deferrals at law firms, Harvard Law School advised first- and second-year law students to widen their search for summer associate positions. As Bloomberg reported Thursday, HLS’s career services center distributed a memo earlier in the spring to students suggesting they consider more geographic regions in their search for a summer 2010 job, send out resumes early, and, most importantly, save money (it never hurts to save when job prospects are anything but certain).

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