Chair of the Summer Associate
"The Paul, Weiss summer program offers you an opportunity to
get to know us and experience our unique culture, all while
learning what it's like to be a young Paul, Weiss lawyer. It also
allows us to get to know you better - to get behind your résumés
and transcripts and get a sense of who you are. The work you'll do
will be challenging and call upon your varied skills, including
intelligence, creativity and judgment. And when you summer with us,
we take every opportunity to show you first-hand why your work
matters and will make a difference -- whether it's by having you
sit in on a merger negotiation, deposition, or conference call, or
bringing you to court. Your summer will be substantive - in
addition to being a lot of fun."
Our Summer Associate Program
- It's Your Summer: You'll have the
opportunity to shape your summer experience at Paul, Weiss. Choose
one department to call your home, or select a variety of work from
a number of different practice areas. It's up to you.
|New York Summers sail around Manhattan
- Teamwork: You'll be matched with a team
of lawyers including associates, counsel and partners. Your summer
team will help you make connections with other lawyers at the firm
and make informed decisions about the work you choose.
- Mentors: In addition to your team, you'll
be paired with a partner and an associate who will provide guidance
and advice about your summer work.
- Serious Training: You'll receive training
in both substantive areas of law and practical legal skills in a
mix of highly interactive small group trainings, individual skills
development workshops and more traditional classroom style
presentations. Sessions are taught primarily by Paul, Weiss
partners and associates from across our practice groups.
- Social Events: From team sailing trips to
baseball games and cocktail parties, you'll have plenty of
opportunities to get to know your fellow summers, firm associates
The New York Experience
While you enhance your professional skills by attending trials,
depositions, closings and client meetings, you will also have the
opportunity to get the most of your summer in New York. From
sailing around Manhattan to Shakespeare in the Park, from Yankee
games to Broadway shows, you will experience the best our city has
to offer. You will work side by side with our market-leading
lawyers, and get to know them better at social events, many hosted
at partners' homes.
|Summer Associate cooking class in Washington,
The Washington, D.C. Experience
Our summer program in Washington, D.C. offers you the chance to
work with litigators on highstakes cases and enjoy the rich culture
of the nation's capital. In addition to regular training, you will
hone your skills in a workshop culminating in a two-day mock trial.
After hours, you will have many opportunities to kick back at
social and sporting events, including participation in a softball
league, cooking class, cocktail parties and cultural events.
Asia Track Summer Program
The Asia Track program is designed for summer associates who have
a particular interest in pursuing a legal career in Asia. Fluency
in Mandarin Chinese or Japanese is required. The Asia Track summer
program involves spending four weeks in our New York office and
eight weeks in either our Tokyo or Hong Kong offices. Upon
graduation, associates then spend 18 months to two years in our
Corporate Department in New York, and then are given the
opportunity to transfer to one of the firm's Asia-based offices to
continue their career.
Paul, Weiss is an equal opportunity employer and we participate
Paul, Weiss does not accept unsolicited resumes from search
firms or employment agencies. Paul, Weiss will not pay a fee
related to unsolicited resumes received from search firms or
employment agencies and the unsolicited resumes will become the
property of Paul, Weiss. Paul, Weiss will not agree to any contrary
terms related to unsolicited resumes. Only candidates selected for
interviews will be contacted by our legal recruitment staff. All
candidates must be legally authorized to work for any employer in
the United States without sponsorship.
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP provides equal
employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard
to age, color, disability, gender, marital status, national origin,
race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression,
physical or mental disability, protected veteran, genetic
predisposition or carrier status, or any other characteristic
protected by law in all personnel actions including recruitment,
evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, benefits, training,
and termination of employment.