How to Succeed as a Summer Associate 2012
PLI again offers our very popular, free program "How to Succeed as a Summer Associate" live in New York City and on the Web on Monday, June 4 at 5:30 p.m. Eastern. You don't even need a scholarship. Just go sign up online. If you come to the live program in New York, there will be a reception after, where you can network with the professional faculty and other summer associates.
Why You Should Participate
A summer associate position is really a twelve-week interview. Simply avoiding career-limiting behavior is not enough; you need to successfully navigate the dilemmas and challenges you'll face during the summer. Our experts will help you figure out how to turn this opportunity into a permanent position at the firm.
If you haven't yet secured a summer position and want to be ready to put yourself out there next year, this program will provide an excellent opportunity to gain valuable insight into the summer associate process.
At this free program you'll get practical advice from law firm partners who've not only been through summer associate programs themselves but who are now involved in supervising the summer associates at their respective firms.
What You Will Learn
Workload and time management expectations
Getting feedback and dealing with criticism
Making the most of your mentor
How to take advantage of pro bono and training opportunities