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Summer Program at Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP

550 Allerton Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 321-2400

Summer Program Overview


Our Summer Program is offered in our Ann Arbor, Austin, Bay Area, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Diego offices. It is designed to give you an idea of life as a junior associate at Gunderson Dettmer in our three core practice areas: corporate & securities; venture & growth equity fund formation & representation; and licensing, strategic partnering & commercial transactions. You’ll work directly with partners and associates on projects that may include seed and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, privacy com...

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No. of Summer Associates (2023)

40 total (3 3L-JD/MBAs; 33 2Ls; 4 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2022)

40 out of 43

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks
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No. of Summer Associates (2023)

40 total (3 3L-JD/MBAs; 33 2Ls; 4 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2022)

40 out of 43

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks


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1L Summers

Yes


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Assigned to Specific Practice Area

Case by Case


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Split Summer with Another Firm

Case by Case


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Split Summer with Another Office

Case by Case


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When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

Rolling


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Summer Associate Salary

$4,327 weekly



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Summer Program Contact

Colleen McNulty


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Offices with Program

Austin


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Schools Visited for OCI

Berkeley Law


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Career Fairs Attended

Bay Area Diversity Job Fair

Summer Program Overview


Our Summer Program is offered in our Ann Arbor, Austin, Bay Area, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Diego offices. It is designed to give you an idea of life as a junior associate at Gunderson Dettmer in our three core practice areas: corporate & securities; venture & growth equity fund formation & representation; and licensing, strategic partnering & commercial transactions. You’ll work directly with partners and associates on projects that may include seed and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, privacy com...

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No. of Summer Associates (2023)

40 total (3 3L-JD/MBAs; 33 2Ls; 4 1Ls)

More

No. of 2L Offers (2022)

40 out of 43

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks
More

No. of Summer Associates (2023)

40 total (3 3L-JD/MBAs; 33 2Ls; 4 1Ls)

More

No. of 2L Offers (2022)

40 out of 43

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks


More

1L Summers

Yes


More

Assigned to Specific Practice Area

Case by Case


More

Split Summer with Another Firm

Case by Case


More

Split Summer with Another Office

Case by Case


More

When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

Rolling


More

Summer Associate Salary

$4,327 weekly



More

Summer Program Contact

Colleen McNulty


More

Offices with Program

Austin


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Schools Visited for OCI

Berkeley Law


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Career Fairs Attended

Bay Area Diversity Job Fair

Survey Says


  • “I summered in 2020, which was a very difficult year for summer associate programs. Firms had to scramble to prepare remote programs. I think my firm did an excellent job, given the circumstances. We got more work than summers usually get, because we weren't spending as much time out to lunches and dinners, etc. I definitely felt like I learned a lot.”
  • “We were assigned multiple mentors, and had many people working with us to ensure high work quality, and to keep us staffed on substantive deals. I was able to participate in several financings and a m...