Ropes & Gray has announced the lease of the largest 1L Diversity Fellows class in the company’s history. Applicants selected for the program will join the firm as first-year summer associates and receive a scholarship worth up to $ 10K. Applicants must submit a law school transcript and a personal statement of 500 words or less explaining why they benefited from the fellowship. After being selected, candidates will be interviewed by attorneys from Cullen and Dykman and New Jersey American Water.
The firm’s diversity pipeline efforts continue to make waves in the legal profession. Ropes & Gray recently launched the Scope of Practice podcast series to give first-year and second-year law students an inside look at the firm’s various practice groups. The podcast series is free and updated frequently. The program is designed to give students a taste of the different practices of the brand and to develop a range of diverse candidates for future employment.
The deadline for the Diversity Fellowship application is January 3, 2022. The program is very competitive, and applications must be submitted as soon as possible. For the 2023 class, applications for the 2L Diversity Fellowship will open in the summer of 2020. As a minority-owned firm, Ropes & Gray expects to receive a large number of applications, so students should submit their application at the earliest opportunity. The selection panel will evaluate all applications, conduct interviews, and announce diversity fellows on an ongoing basis.
The Diversity Fellowship is designed for current law students who identify as members of historically underrepresented groups in the legal profession. Its aim is to increase diversity within the firm and in the legal profession. The Fellowship is open to ABA-accredited law schools across the United States. To apply, students must identify as a member of an underrepresented group, and provide a written statement on how they will use their scholarship to promote diversity.
The Diversity Fellowship program is an initiative of Ropes & Gray, which seeks to attract and develop diverse legal talent. Diversity fellows will receive a scholarship of up to $ 20,000 and a summer position associated with the brand’s office in the United States. In addition, full-time diversity peers receive additional scholarship money to help with their legal education.
The Diversity Fellowship Program provides first-year law students with a paid summer associate position. Students may join the firm’s office in Seattle, Oregon, and Anchorage, Alaska for the duration of the program. The fellowship also offers participants a $ 10,000 academic stipend, which will help offset the cost of their second year of law school. Once accepted, 1L Diversity Fellowships will receive a certificate of completion from the brand’s Diversity Fellowship program.
Cooley law firm also provides merit-based scholarships to first-year law students from historically underrepresented groups. Fellowship recipients receive a $ 15,000 cash prize, a paid summer associate position, and leadership and networking support. Fellowship recipients will receive an additional $ 12,500 when they join the firm as an associate. After graduation, all recipients must complete at least two summer school in the firm.
As the largest 1L Diversity Fellows class in the company’s history, Ropes & Gray is announcing the addition of four female law students and six Hispanics. Diversity scholarships will work closely with the Diversity Council in fostering diversity among law firm employees. The diversity program is a unique opportunity to provide a diverse perspective and help the firm achieve its goals.
The DHL program, set up by two former AABANY presidents, seeks to identify future leaders from the Asian American community and address obstacles to advancement. DHL applicants will receive a $ 15,000 scholarship and will be mentored by a number of prominent individuals, including Don H. Liu, Executive Vice President of Target Corporation. The fellowship will also provide assistance with an on-campus interview offer strategy, soft skills development, and the identification of potential internships.