Arnold & Porter is an international firm with more than 1,000 lawyers working in 14 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. We have more than 30 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of legal practice, and our trainee lawyers have the opportunity to interact with experts across multiple fields and gain a wide range of hands-on experience. In addition, our attorneys and trainee lawyers are encouraged to participate in the Firm’s vibrant pro bono practice.
Arnold & Porter's office in Seoul, South Korea provides counsel to a range of clients with respect to cross-border intellectual property, M&A, export control, US litigation, antitrust, international arbitration, and international trade matters. Our team in Seoul provides counsel to some of Korea's top companies before US federal and state courts and in arbitration, as well as advising on their operations in the United States and other international markets.
The Arnold & Porter Seoul Office Intern Program is designed to allow interns to understand firsthand the variety of services that our attorneys provide for their clients. Under the supervision of the attorneys in our Seoul office, interns will work on a variety of tasks including but not limited to, observing law firm practice, and learning about various legal proceedings and transactions. Interns may attend firm seminars and training programs on legal issues and international legal issues, and actively observe cases in their areas of practice, including attending client meetings, hearings, strategy sessions and reviewing relevant case documents. Interns may also undertake legal research. The firm hires interns throughout the year. Interns spend approximately three months at the firm and receive a monthly stipend.
Applicants must have obtained or must be pursuing a JD degree from an ABA accredited program at a US law school or a law degree from a Korean law school, and should possess fluent oral and written English and Korean language skills. Ideal applicants should have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, and participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities. We are only able to consider applicants who hold a South Korean residency status or valid work permit in South Korea, and are able to physically work in our Seoul office.
Applicants for the September, October and November 2022 Seoul Office Intern Program should send a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, and writing sample in English to Amanda Leslie, Firmwide Director of Attorney Recruiting, at email@example.com.
Our Shanghai office was established in 1998 and currently has a team of talented legal professionals and support staff from the U.S. and China, serving both international and PRC clients.
We are seeking qualified Interns to join our Shanghai legal team:
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Interns are expected to work with a team of senior legal consultants and attorneys on matters in corporate, life science, compliance, and international arbitration practice areas.
- Undergraduate or graduate students from a top Chinese law school; Interns are expected to graduate in 2022 or 2023.
- Native fluency in Chinese with a high level of English proficiency;
- Diligent, self-motivated, team player, good organizational and communication skills;
- Experience as an intern at a foreign or top PRC law firm is a plus; and
- Interns require the commitment of working at least 4 days a week for three months.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications and resumes in English and Chinese will be accepted by Jade Huang, by email only (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please state in your email subject line: “AP Internship – University – Name”.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please email Amanda Leslie, Firmwide Director of Attorney Recruiting, at email@example.com. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race (inclusive of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles), ethnicity, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.