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Summer Associate Program

Jump-start your career.

As a Summer Associate at Husch Blackwell, you will receive a stimulating, real-world experience to help prepare for the responsibilities of life as a practicing lawyer. This means working alongside our partners and associates, contributing to trials and participating in the structuring and negotiation of business transactions, as well as client conferences. You will also be able to attend professional development training opportunities throughout the summer.

Open Communication

You will have the opportunity to work with a Summer Program Coordinator to manage your work projects and provide informal feedback and guidance throughout the summer. As a Summer Associate, you will also receive formal reviews and regular constructive feedback directly from the lawyers with whom you work.

Fostering Growth

Each Summer Associate is paired with a mentor who provides guidance, advice and training throughout the summer. This mentoring relationship helps you take full advantage of your summer experience and prepares you for a successful legal career.

The Social Side

There is more to the Summer Associate Program than just work. You will have the opportunity to participate in specific industry and practice group events and small group meetings with our attorneys. Several social activities are planned throughout the summer, including a firmwide event in which all of our Summer Associates gather to meet, learn more about our firm and have fun.

You can find out more about our Summer Associate Program by submitting your resume and cover letter through our online application process, or registering for an on-campus or job fair interview.

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Career Journeys Kate Boren, Associate, Denver

"The firm values your perspectives and your individuality. Our unique, diverse experiences make us an exceptional group." 

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Career Journeys Jordan Ault, Partner, Jefferson City

“Get outside of your comfort zone. Your first couple years at the firm provide an opportunity to experience different areas of the law, develop relationships with attorneys who practice in those areas and find your place at the firm.”

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Career Journeys Maddie B. Moffett, Associate, Dallas

"Someone is always available and willing to talk through a problem or answer my questions. The Dallas office is really interested in helping me develop in my career, which is just awesome."

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Career Journeys Ashley Edwards, Partner, St. Louis

“The firm truly has an entrepreneurial spirit. It is a place where you can make your own destiny. Our partners realize that there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all practice or career path.”

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Career Journeys Jameson Watts, Partner, Austin

“Supervising attorneys will generally allow you to take on as much responsibility as you are comfortable with and will look for opportunities if you express an interest.”

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Career Journeys Emily Constantine, Senior Counsel, Milwaukee

“When I left to pursue an opportunity elsewhere, the firm didn’t write me off. Instead, it gave me space to develop professionally then welcomed me back when the time was mutually right.”

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