Summer associate programs are really extended job interviews. Law firms take a close look at the candidates to determine if they can do quality legal work and fit with the office’s culture, while the students are determining whether they enjoy practicing at that firm and would want to work there after graduation.
The summer associate experience: No comparison to in-person experience, summer associates say
Many summer associate programs were adjusted last year when the COVID-19 pandemic struck. Although collaborating through online platforms and performing research and writing from home is doable, several 2021 summer associates can attest looking back that it pales in comparison to experiencing law firm life in person.Read More