Client/Law Firm Shared Clerkship Opportunity for Diverse 1L Students - Summer 2023
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Type: Full Time
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 003203
Number of Positions: 2
Capital One, Dominion Energy and Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that represents their global businesses and allows them to better serve their respective clients and customers. In keeping with this commitment, Capital One, Dominion Energy and Hunton Andrews Kurth are pleased to partner with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (“LCLD”) 1L Scholars Program to offer a unique opportunity for two outstanding diverse first-year law students to work with Hunton Andrews Kurth and Capital One or Dominion Energy. The selected students will participate in an innovative ten-week clerkship during the summer of 2023 (dates TBD). The students also will be enrolled in the LCLD 1L Scholars Program. This clerkship not only offers the law students the opportunity to work with leaders from Capital One or Dominion Energy and Hunton Andrews Kurth, but also to network with lawyers from other LCLD member organizations. Please click here for the full program description. EEO/drug-free workplace/E-Verify participant/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.
Fully participate in Hunton Andrews Kurth’s 2023 summer program;
Have an opportunity to be paired with an LCLD Fellow who will serve as a Mentor (for a minimum of one year);
Experience projects from both in-house and outside counsel perspectives; and
Attend the LCLD 1L Scholars Virtual Summit that will take place May 23 – May 25.
Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for this opportunity:
Currently enrolled as a first-year law student in good standing at an ABA-accredited law school; and
Self-identify as a member of one or more of the following groups: Hispanic or Latino; Black or African American; American Indian or Alaska Native; Asian, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander; Two or More Races; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or other LGBTQ+ identification; Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran (last three years), Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal Veteran (within the meaning of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended); or an Individual with a Disability (within the meaning of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended); and
Legally eligible to work in the United States.
Job #003203 (If you wish to submit an application, this number will be necessary for your online submission.)
You will need to upload the following materials electronically to complete your application:
Cover letter (please include a brief description of your demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and your interest in the location for which you are applying)
First semester law school grades (Note: You may apply prior to receiving your first semester grades; upon receipt of your grades, please e-mail an unofficial transcript to Jocelyn Sommers at jsommers@HuntonAK.com to complete your application.)
If you have questions about this position or the application process, please contact Jocelyn Sommers, Lawyer Recruiting Administrator for the Richmond office.
If you require accommodation or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact Heidi Leathers, Associate Director Entry Level Recruiting, +1 214 871 4672, and 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 3700, Dallas, TX 75202-2799. When you contact Heidi Leathers, please identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. We will assist you promptly.
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At Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP we believe that the practice of law is a service to society. More than 1,800 lawyers and professional staff worldwide are dedicated to the firm’s core values of integrity, quality, hard work, service, economic reward and collegiality. We recruit lawyers and professional staff from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and we value the diversity they bring to the firm. In addition to providing unique professional development opportunities, Hunton Andrews Kurth offers creative work/life programs designed to meet today’s challenges. Pro bono service is strongly encouraged, and our lawyers play an active role within their communities. If you relish challenge, opportunities for professional growth, and the rewarding experience that comes from working at a first-rate law firm, consider Hunton Andrews Kurth.
For more information on Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, please visit our website at www.huntonak.com.