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US summer associates see good job offer rates

Feb 28, 2014 Finally some good news for US law students: the job offer rate for students that did a summer associateship in 2013 is nearly as high as it was before the financial crisis. The offer rate for those students was…

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US summer associate numbers drop

Feb 12, 2013 A new report published by the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) shows a drop in the summer associate recruitment figures in the fall of 2012, continuing a four year trend. The NALP report said: ‘Law…

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Summer associates get good odds at US law firms

Oct 1, 2012 American Lawyer magazine has reported an increase in the number of law students who spent their summers working at major law firms between 2011 and 2012, finding that nearly all of those students were offered full-time…

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US Summer Associate Programs Ranked

Sep 16, 2011 Vault.com has stepped up with a new ranking to put law firm summer associate programs in some kind of order. Thank goodness. This summer Vault surveyed around 16,000 law firm associates from 166 law firms across the…

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Summer Associate hiring in Washington remains steady

Sep 6, 2011 The summer associate recruitment process is well under way in Washington, where the largest law firms are hiring around the same number of summer associates as last year. The figures are still below pre-recession levels,…

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US BigLaw starts summer recruitment with high hopes

Aug 18, 2011 The recruitment drive for associates for the class of 2013 has begun in earnest, with recruiting partners coming on campus to assess the current crop for coveted BigLaw positions. And keen second year law students…

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Employment stats for US graduates are looking up

Mar 17, 2011 Employment statistics for entry level lawyers rose slightly in 2010, after dropping for two consecutuve years. The National Association of Law Placement says that hiring has not returned to pre-recession levels, but…

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2010 sees leaner US summer associate programs

Oct 7, 2010 2010 was another tough year for summer associates, with many firms reducing the size of their summer intake, cutting the length of their summer programs, or doing away with the program all together. On the bright…

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