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Summer Program at Simpson Thacher

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New York, NY 10017
(212) 455-2000

Summer Program Overview


Being part of the summer associate program at Simpson Thacher presents an unparalleled professional and social experience. Our summer associates become part of the firm upon arrival and are active team members on our most challenging and complex matters. Summer associates experience firsthand how Simpson attorneys work collaboratively alongside our clients to achieve their goals. The summer is filled with professional development opportunities, including mentoring programs and a comprehensive training curriculum. We are committed to integrating our summer class in every way possible a...

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No. of Summer Associates (2024)

219 total (194 2Ls; 251Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2023)

198 out of 198

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks
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No. of Summer Associates (2024)

219 total (194 2Ls; 251Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2023)

198 out of 198

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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

No. (Summer Associates can take on assignments from any number of practice areas)


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Split Summer with Another Firm

Case by Case. Summer associates are required to start their summers with Simpson


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Split Summer with Another Office

Yes


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When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

Simpson Thacher begins accepting applications for the summer program and for the Conrad Harper Fellowship in mid-May via firm’s website: www.stblaw.com.


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Summer Associate Salary

$4,326/week



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Summer Program Contact

Ann Bjornstad


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Offices with Program

Houston


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Schools Visited for OCI

Berkeley Law


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Career Fairs Attended

Lavender Law Career Fair

Summer Program Overview


Being part of the summer associate program at Simpson Thacher presents an unparalleled professional and social experience. Our summer associates become part of the firm upon arrival and are active team members on our most challenging and complex matters. Summer associates experience firsthand how Simpson attorneys work collaboratively alongside our clients to achieve their goals. The summer is filled with professional development opportunities, including mentoring programs and a comprehensive training curriculum. We are committed to integrating our summer class in every way possible a...

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No. of Summer Associates (2024)

219 total (194 2Ls; 251Ls)

More

No. of 2L Offers (2023)

198 out of 198

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks
More

No. of Summer Associates (2024)

219 total (194 2Ls; 251Ls)

More

No. of 2L Offers (2023)

198 out of 198

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks


More

1L Summers

Yes


More

Assigned to Specific Practice Area

No. (Summer Associates can take on assignments from any number of practice areas)


More

Split Summer with Another Firm

Case by Case. Summer associates are required to start their summers with Simpson


More

Split Summer with Another Office

Yes


More

When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

Simpson Thacher begins accepting applications for the summer program and for the Conrad Harper Fellowship in mid-May via firm’s website: www.stblaw.com.


More

Summer Associate Salary

$4,326/week



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Summer Program Contact

Ann Bjornstad


More

Offices with Program

Houston


More

Schools Visited for OCI

Berkeley Law


More

Career Fairs Attended

Lavender Law Career Fair

Survey Says


  • “STB provides us with great training over the summer. Not only do we do mock depositions and events like that, but we get to learn from the lawyers and debrief with them after different assignments.”
  • “They assigned us work, but we could also reach out if we wanted to work with a particular partner or on a particular matter. Training was good, but the best training was from associates, who were all ready and willing to take the time to explain things to me.”
  • “I summered during my firm's busiest year on record, but I still received ...