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1L Diversity Clerkship Opportunity

New York, New York 10166
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Philip Morris International Inc. and Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP Client/Law Firm Shared Clerkship Opportunity for Diverse 1L Students - Summer 2020


Philip Morris International Inc. 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, Philip Morris International 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 one outstanding diverse first-year law student. The selected student will participate in an innovative ten-week clerkship during the summer of 2020 (from May 18 to July 24). The student will spend six weeks as a summer associate at the New York office of Hunton Andrews Kurth and four weeks of the summer working in Philip Morris International’s corporate offices in New York. The participant also will be enrolled in the LCLD 1L Scholars Program. This clerkship not only offers a law student the opportunity to work side-by-side with leaders from Philip Morris International Inc. 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.

Participants will:

  • Fully participate in Hunton Andrews Kurth’s 2020 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 Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, from June 2-4.


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 or Transgendered 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.

Application Process

Job # 02322 (If you wish to submit an application, this number will be necessary for your online submission.) 

Click here to apply to this position.

You will need to upload the following materials electronically to complete your application:

  • Cover letter (please indicate your interest in the program and location)
  • Resume
  • 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 Elizabeth Sarquez at esarquez@HuntonAK.com to complete your application.)

If you have questions about this position or the application process, please contact Elizabeth Sarquez, Lawyer Recruiting and Development Administrator for the New York office.

If you require accommodation or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact Heidi Leathers, Senior Manager Lawyer Recruiting & Law School Initiatives, +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.

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
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New York, NY 10166



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Posted: 2020-01-22 Expires: 2020-02-21

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