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Prepare Your Summer Associates for Practice!

May 21, 2024 (1 min read)

Practical Guidance has the resources and foundational content summer associates need to get up to speed and be a valuable part of the team from day one. This Summer Associate Resource Kit provides extensive coverage of what they need to know to excel in a law firm environment and to complete investment management tasks successfully. The first section provides professional development and career support with practical tips prepared by attorneys and executives from top law firms. The second part provides a list of key resources covering major investment management tasks summer associates typically work on. The resource kit includes practice notes, templates, and checklists that provide step-by-step guidance to help summer associates complete their assignments successfully and learn about the investment management practice area.

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