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Would You Like Help Navigating the Summer Associate Experience?
Posted on 15 May 2012 by Alison Monahan

If you're starting, or getting ready to start, your law firm summer associate experience, it's natural that you might be feeling a bit uncertain. Can I do the work? What should I wear to this social activity? Will everyone be a lot... Read More

Top Law Firm Summer Associate Programs
Posted on 20 Sep 2011 by Mary Kate Sheridan

For those seeking to launch law firm careers, securing a summer associate position is an important first step. Depending on how the summer program is designed, it is an opportunity for law students to understand the culture and practice of the law firm... Read More

Summer Associates: Tips for a Successful Summer
Posted on 17 May 2011 by Mary Kate Sheridan

Time to pack away those casebooks and pull out your business best-summer associate programs are about to begin. You've heard all of the law firm hype, and now it's time to see it first-hand. But this isn't just time to sit back, watch BigLaw... Read More

Summer Associate and New Lawyer Advice from Around the Web
Posted on 24 May 2011 by Keith Lee, Esq.

A few posts around the web today on advice for law students heading into summer jobs. Most of it is applicable to new lawyers as well. Excerpts below: Prawfsblog : Getting an Assignment Always have a pad and pen. When given an assignment ask... Read More

Acing Your Law Firm Summer: Handling Work Assignments
Posted on 6 Jun 2012 by Rachel Marx

By now, many of you have started as summer associates at law firms. You've met your fellow summers and some of the associates and partners, lunched at a couple of fancy restaurants and, hopefully, started on your first assignment. That first assignment... Read More

What You Need to Know in Order to Suceed as a Summer Associate
Posted on 1 Jun 2012 by Rachel Marx

An incredible panel of experts provided us with insider advice on how to succeed as a summer associate. Our panelists-Donna Gerson, a business etiquette expert, Wendy Siegel, Director of Recruitment and Marketing at NYU Law, and Charlotte Wager, Chief... Read More

Summer Associates: Do You Have What it Takes to Suceed?
Posted on 15 May 2012 by Rachel Marx

Final exams are wrapping up, and it's time to get ready for a twelve-week long interview-also known as the summer associate program. Being a summer associate is certainly fun-get ready for delicious meals and enough activities to rival any sleepaway... Read More

Do’s, Don’ts, Fashion Faux Pas and Office Etiquette for Summer Associates
Posted on 21 Jul 2010 by Lori Sieron

Sometimes what appears to be obvious to seasoned attorneys and professionals with many years of experience may not be as clear to those entering the profession. Take for example these tales of summer associate blunders noted in Above the Law 's Collection... Read More

  • Blog Post: Do’s, Don’ts, Fashion Faux Pas and Office Etiquette for Summer Associates

    Sometimes what appears to be obvious to seasoned attorneys and professionals with many years of experience may not be as clear to those entering the profession. Take for example these tales of summer associate blunders noted in Above the Law 's Collection of Funny Summer Associate Stories. How...
  • Blog Post: Summer Associates: Tips for a Successful Summer

    Time to pack away those casebooks and pull out your business best-summer associate programs are about to begin. You've heard all of the law firm hype, and now it's time to see it first-hand. But this isn't just time to sit back, watch BigLaw life and sip way too many cocktails with your fellow...
  • Blog Post: Summer Associate and New Lawyer Advice from Around the Web

    A few posts around the web today on advice for law students heading into summer jobs. Most of it is applicable to new lawyers as well. Excerpts below: Prawfsblog : Getting an Assignment Always have a pad and pen. When given an assignment ask questions. Better to ask even the dumbest question...
  • Blog Post: Top Law Firm Summer Associate Programs

    For those seeking to launch law firm careers, securing a summer associate position is an important first step. Depending on how the summer program is designed, it is an opportunity for law students to understand the culture and practice of the law firm and to determine whether law firm practice meshes...
  • Blog Post: Would You Like Help Navigating the Summer Associate Experience?

    If you're starting, or getting ready to start, your law firm summer associate experience, it's natural that you might be feeling a bit uncertain. Can I do the work? What should I wear to this social activity? Will everyone be a lot smarter and more accomplished than I am? How in...
  • Blog Post: Summer Associates: Do You Have What it Takes to Suceed?

    Final exams are wrapping up, and it's time to get ready for a twelve-week long interview-also known as the summer associate program. Being a summer associate is certainly fun-get ready for delicious meals and enough activities to rival any sleepaway camp. But unless you've worked at a law...
  • Blog Post: What You Need to Know in Order to Suceed as a Summer Associate

    An incredible panel of experts provided us with insider advice on how to succeed as a summer associate. Our panelists-Donna Gerson, a business etiquette expert, Wendy Siegel, Director of Recruitment and Marketing at NYU Law, and Charlotte Wager, Chief Talent Officer of Jenner & Block-answered some...
  • Blog Post: Acing Your Law Firm Summer: Handling Work Assignments

    By now, many of you have started as summer associates at law firms. You've met your fellow summers and some of the associates and partners, lunched at a couple of fancy restaurants and, hopefully, started on your first assignment. That first assignment can be incredibly intimidating. After all...