Summer Associates

The Summer Associate Program at Arnold & Porter is our single most important source of associate hiring.

We hire Summer Associates with the expectation that they will be invited to join us as associates after law school. Summer Associates at the firm experience first-hand the firm's strong commitment to excellence, diversity and inclusion, pro bono work, and professional development.

Our Summer Associates typically spend at least the first eight weeks of the summer with us. Attorneys and Talent Development team member make up the Committee that oversees the work of our Summer Associates and their integration into the firm. Summer Associates work side-by-side with our attorneys on actual cases, and the contributions of our Summer Associates are respected and highly valued. We also have a variety of events throughout the summer that allow our Summer Associates to get to know our attorneys on a more informal basis.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, 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, immigration 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 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 is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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