2L Summer 2014 Clerkship Sponsored by NBLSA & Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual is pleased to partner with the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA)  to provide a 2014 summer clerkship opportunity to a second-year law student. Through the partnership, the NBLSA assists Northwestern Mutual in selecting a NBLSA member student to join Northwestern Mutual’s summer program for a 10-week clerkship located at Northwestern Mutual’s headquarters in Milwaukee, WI.  For more details on this opportunity, see the following information.

Clerkship Description and Responsibilities

Northwestern Mutual’s law clerks are exposed to the full range of the law department’s practice. Law clerks work with experienced attorneys in the in-house law department and with management and staff of the company on a variety of assignments.

The law clerk will work approximately 30 hours per week, paid approximately $30 per hour, and may work with all practice areas of Northwestern Mutual’s law department, including: insurance, investments, real estate, litigation, general corporate law, and taxation. The clerk will be paired with a mentor attorney during the summer. All work assignments are cleared through the Clerkship Coordinator, and clerks will have weekly workload meetings with the Clerkship Coordinator.

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Law Clerk Positions for Diverse Students

Diversity Law Clerks, Buckley Sandler

BuckleySandler LLP is currently seeking Diversity Law Clerks to work in our Washington, DC office during the spring semester.  Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity; be enrolled full-time at an ABA accredited law school with an antici­pated graduation date between May 2014 and May 2015; not have accepted an offer for post-graduation employment elsewhere if a 3L;have demonstrated academic achieve­ment, including at least a grade point average of 3.5 out of a 4.0 or higher (or equivalent) and strong writing skills; and be willing to work between 10 and 20 hours per week. 

Law clerks will be compensated on an hourly basis, and, if offered a post-graduation associate position with the firm, they will receive a bonus upon joining the firm in that position.  Each law clerk will be assigned an attorney mentor who will serve as a liaison between the stu­dent and the firm and facilitate the clerk’s professional growth and learning.  Continue reading