The deadline to submit applications for the Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington 1L Diversity Fellowship positions is this Wednesday, January 16 at midnight.
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is committed to the growth of diversity in the firm to reflect the rich diversity of our society. We believe that a diverse workplace provides superior service to our clients and an enhanced workplace environment for our attorneys and
As one means of meeting this commitment, the firm has established an SWW 1L Diversity Fellowship Program. The fellowships consist of a paid 10-week summer associate position in the Portland, Oregon and the Seattle, Washington offices for the summer following the successful completion of the first year of law school. In addition, the recipients will receive a $7,500 academic stipend to help defray tuition and expenses for their second year of law school.
* be a first-year law student in good standing for the degree of Juris Doctor at an ABA accredited law school;
* possess an undergraduate and law school record of academic achievement, capacity, and leadership that evidences promise
for a successful career in the legal profession;
* contribute to the diversity of the law school student body and the legal community; and
* demonstrate a commitment to practice law in the Pacific Northwest upon completion of law school.
In accordance with NALP Guidelines, materials will not be accepted prior to December 1, 2012. Materials must be received by Dorianna Phillips, Attorney Recruiting & Development Manager, by January 16, 2013. Submissions will only be accepted electronically using the following link http://www.schwabe.com/recruitsummeronlineapply.aspx. When using the online application software, please be sure to fill out all of the requested contact information and law school information including graduation year. All documents must be uploaded as a PDF. Documents will
only be accepted in PDF format.
Submissions to include:
* Cover Letter
* Complete undergraduate transcript (unofficial acceptable)
* Law school transcript reflecting 1L first semester grades (unofficial acceptable)
* Two- to four-page personal statement indicating applicant's interest in the fellowship, applicant's qualifications for receipt of Schwabe's diversity fellowship, interest in Schwabe, including a description of how the applicant will contribute to the diversity in the legal community
* Writing sample (that has not been significantly edited by others) reflecting applicant's legal analysis abilities (not to exceed five pages)
Interviews will be granted to finalists and the fellowship recipient will be selected in February 2013.
We are committed to fostering diversity within our firm and our communities. To further this goal, we are proud to offer Stoel Rives First-Year Law Student Diversity Fellowships in our Portland and Seattle offices. Recipients will each be awarded a salaried summer associate position for the summer of 2013 and a $7,500 tuition scholarship for the following academic year.
To apply and learn about our selection criteria please click here.
To learn more about our firm, please visit our web site.
The scholarship provides financial support to law students who have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing a career in IP law and enhancing diversity in the legal profession.
The scholarship award of $15,000 may be applied to costs associated with normal tuition and fees (such as, but not limited to, student activity fees; law school or university fees, and administrative fees), and a paid 2013 summer associate position in one of our five domestic offices (Atlanta, Boston, Palo Alto, Reston or Washington).
Students currently completing their first year full-time (or second year part-time) are invited to apply. The award will be applied to education costs the following academic year, and may be renewed for one additional year if the scholar accepts an associate offer upon successful completion of the Finnegan summer associate program, maintains a grade point average of 3.0 or better in law school, and is otherwise in good standing.
For your convenience the scholarship application is attached.
For additional information about the scholarship and application form please see: www.finnegan.com.
Applications are being accepted from December 1, 2012 to February 6, 2013.
Arent Fox LLP is seeking applicants for its 8th Annual Diversity Scholarship Program. Arent Fox will provide a scholarship award in the amount of $15,000 to three first-year law students. Applications will be accepted
from December 1, 2012 through 11:59 p.m. on January 22, 2013. The scholarship award includes a position in Arent Fox's 2013 summer associate program.
A scholarship will be awarded to one first-year law student in each of Arent Fox's offices: Washington, New York and Los Angeles. Candidates may only apply to one office.
For consideration, the full application package must be received by the January 22nd deadline. Please note that law school grades must be forwarded to the contact below, once available.
The application and eligibility requirements are available online: http://www.arentfox.com/firm/diversity/index.cfm?fa=scholarship.
For more information contact:
Attorney Recruitment & Development Manager
New York, NY
Attorney Recruitment Manager
Los Angeles, CA
HR/Attorney Recruitment Manager
Employment Opportunities/ Scholarships