Law Students

Welcome! Please visit the sections at right to learn about the opportunities for new associates, London trainee solicitors, and summer associates (U.S.). Our on-campus interview schedule and other U.S. recruiting events are listed in the U.S. summer program section.

Summer 2015: 1L and 2L Hiring

Dorsey will have summer associates in our Anchorage, Denver, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Southern California offices in 2015.

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2015 summer program. We will begin accepting applications for the 2016 summer program on July 15, 2015.

FOR STUDENTS WHO HAVE APPLIED TO A 1L PROGRAM:  To submit updated first-semester grades, please email your unofficial law school transcript to the appropriate contact:

    • MINNEAPOLIS:  Sarah Schueffner at
    • SEATTLE:         Connie McEachern at

Dorsey will hire 1L students through the following programs:
      • Dorsey & Whitney Diversity Fellowship Program:  Dorsey's Minneapolis office will hire one student for the Dorsey & Whitney Diversity Fellowship Program in 2015. Please click here to learn more about the Diversity Fellowship program. 
      • Twin Cities Diversity in Practice’s 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship:  Dorsey’s Minneapolis office will hire two 1L students for the Twin Cities Diversity in Practice’s 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship. Through this program, students will have the opportunity to work at Dorsey for approximately seven weeks and approximately three weeks working in the law department of a major corporation. For more information on the program, please visit the Twin Cities Diversity in Practice website.
      • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 1L Scholars Program:  Dorsey's Minneapolis office will participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 1L Scholars Program again in 2015. For more information on the program, please visit the LCLD Program's website.
      • Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA) 1L Minority Clerkship Program:  Dorsey’s Minneapolis office will participate in the Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA) 1L Minority Clerkship Program. For more information on the program and to apply, please visit the HCBA website.
      • General 1L Applications: Dorsey’s Minneapolis office also accepted general 1L applications for students not applying through one of the programs above.