Diversity and Inclusion Opportunities

Arnold & Porter is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive work culture where all talent is supported and accorded equal respect. Our approach enhances our ability to provide excellent service to our clients; strengthens our ability to attract, develop, and retain top talent; and inspires innovation and creativity.

As part of the firm's commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, the following opportunities are available to highly qualified first-year law students:

  • $10,000 scholarships that are paid directly to a recipient's law school to help finance tuition costs for the second academic year. The 2020 scholarship application period has closed. We will notify scholarship applicants about our decision in late May/early June. The 2021 application cycle will open in February 2021.
  • A fellowship that provides a paid Summer Associate position in our Los Angeles office and a $15,000 scholarship. Note: applicants must attend an ABA-accredited law school in California.
  • A fellowship that provides a paid Summer Associate position in our New York office and a $15,000 scholarship. Note: applicants must attend an ABA-accredited law school in the New York State area.
  • A fellowship that provides a paid Summer Associate position in our Chicago office and a $15,000 scholarship. Note: applicants must attend an ABA-accredited law school in the Midwest.
  • A partnership with our client, Adobe, that provides a paid Summer Associate position offering a unique opportunity to spend part of the summer in our San Francisco office and part of the summer in-house at Adobe's headquarters in San Jose.
  • A paid Summer Associate position in our Denver office through the Colorado Pledge to Diversity Program. The Program is made available to first year (or equivalent evening) students attending the University of Colorado Law School, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and the University of Wyoming College of Law.

Learn more about Arnold & Porter's Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.

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