A: We expect to have between six and seven summer associates in our 2019 program.
A: Columbia, Duke, Emory, Tulane, University of Houston, University of Texas, and Vanderbilt.
A: In 2018, we will visit Duke, Harvard, Tulane, University of Houston, University of Texas, UVA, and Vanderbilt. We are participating in the Vanderbilt Houston Program and the On Tour Interview Program. The Houston office is also represented by interviewers from our other offices at various campuses during OCI. In addition, we review the resumes of write-in applicants; and consider students who do not attend schools at which we interview on-campus.
A: We hire 1Ls for our pro bono scholars program, as well as for our summer program. Click here for more information about the pro bono scholars program. Please check our website in December for more information about applying to the pro bono scholars program and 1L hiring for the summer program.
A: Although the Houston office allows students to split summers, we do require students to spend a minimum of six weeks with us in the beginning of the summer.
A: During OCI, our hiring committee meets on a weekly basis, and decisions are made in a timely manner. Candidates who receive an offer will be notified by phone and letter.
A: No. Summer associates are encouraged to explore opportunities in a variety of practice areas throughout the summer, if they would like to do so.
A: In addition to receiving assignments from a variety of practice areas, we host presentations for most practices represented in the Houston office. These informal presentations led by partners and associates provide an overview of their work and further insight into the practice.
A: Applications should be submitted through our website, please click here to apply.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is an equal opportunity employer, and applicants are considered for all positions without regard to any basis or condition protected by applicable law. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources department.