Summer Program Overview


Perkins Coie's summer associate program provides varied work opportunities and social events designed to promote interaction among summer associates, attorneys, and staff. Summer associates gain hands-on experience working on real issues for real clients and also participate in social activities to help them become acquainted with the firm. We encourage our summer associates to get involved with pro bono work during the summer based on their personal interests. Each summer, all of the firm’s summer associates travel to Seattle for a summer associate retreat which includes both sub...

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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

119 total (81 2Ls; 38 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2021)

42 out of 47

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks
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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

119 total (81 2Ls; 38 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2021)

42 out of 47

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks


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1L Summers

Yes. Hired through firm’s diversity and practice group fellowship programs


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Assigned to Specific Practice Area

Varies by office


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Split Summer with Another Firm

Case by Case. Limited; only with prior approval


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Split Summer with Another Office

No


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When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

For 2Ls: June 1st; for 1Ls: December 1st


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Summer Program Contact

Shelley Levine


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Schools Visited for OCI

Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law


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Career Fairs Attended

Bay Area Diversity Job Fair

Summer Program Overview


Perkins Coie's summer associate program provides varied work opportunities and social events designed to promote interaction among summer associates, attorneys, and staff. Summer associates gain hands-on experience working on real issues for real clients and also participate in social activities to help them become acquainted with the firm. We encourage our summer associates to get involved with pro bono work during the summer based on their personal interests. Each summer, all of the firm’s summer associates travel to Seattle for a summer associate retreat which includes both sub...

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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

119 total (81 2Ls; 38 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2021)

42 out of 47

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks
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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

119 total (81 2Ls; 38 1Ls)

More

No. of 2L Offers (2021)

42 out of 47

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks


More

1L Summers

Yes. Hired through firm’s diversity and practice group fellowship programs


More

Assigned to Specific Practice Area

Varies by office


More

Split Summer with Another Firm

Case by Case. Limited; only with prior approval


More

Split Summer with Another Office

No


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When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

For 2Ls: June 1st; for 1Ls: December 1st


More

Summer Program Contact

Shelley Levine


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Schools Visited for OCI

Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law


More

Career Fairs Attended

Bay Area Diversity Job Fair

Survey Says


Training & Assignments

  • “I felt like I received good exposure to the different practice areas I wanted to test out. The workflow coordinator did a good job making sure my expressed interests were covered.”
  • “Summer associates were given substantial projects that related and contributed to active cases. The assigning attorneys were available to explain and mentor during the duration of the assignment. At the conclusion of the assignment, the assigning supervisor gave insightful feedback. In addition to ...