Hit the Ground Running at Fenwick

Diverse perspectives make us better problem-solvers and a stronger team, and we are always looking for individuals who can contribute to our shared success. Whether you are studying toward a career in law, are a student of sciences or engineering, or are interested in professional internships, Fenwick has opportunities for students of all levels.

Law Students

Fenwick offers law school students a rare mix of opportunities. As a midsize firm with a national presence, our platform supports vibrant relationships with established companies such as Amazon, Cisco Systems and Google, and yet our scale gives new lawyers opportunities to do consequential work early on and rise quickly in their careers.

  • On Campus Interview Schedule

    Columbia University: TBD

    Cornell University: TBD

    Duke University: TBD

    Fordham University: TBD

    Georgetown University: TBD

    Harvard University: TBD

    Howard University: TBD

    New York University: TBD

    Northwestern University: TBD

    Santa Clara University: TBD

    Seattle University: TBD

    Stanford University: TBD

    UC Berkeley Law: TBD

    UC Davis: TBD

    UC Hastings: TBD


    University of Chicago: TBD

    University of Michigan: TBD

    University of Pennsylvania: TBD

    University of Southern California: TBD

    University of Washington: TBD

    Washington University in St. Louis: TBD

  • Diversity Fair Schedule

    Lavender Law Career Fair: TBD

    Bay Area Diversity Career Fair: TBD

    Western Region Black Law Students Career Fair: TBD

  • Summer Program

    At Fenwick, summer associates will work on real-world assignments critical to our clients’ business strategies. Every individual joins a mentoring circle—with one partner, one junior associate and one member from the firm’s diversity committee or an affinity group—to help navigate the Fenwick experience. Summer associates are also supported with legal training and development programs, and partake in social and networking opportunities that are a hallmark of our friendly culture and essential to developing a professional career.

    Year after year we are wowed by the talented and accomplished people who join our team for the summer. If you are interested in learning more about Fenwick’s summer program, please contact recruiting@fenwick.com. This infographic offers a glimpse of the “who, what and where” of Fenwick’s most recent summer program.

  • Free Market System

    Summer associates participate in the firm’s free market system, where they work closely with the recruiting team on choosing work assignments from a wide variety of opportunities. The free market system encourages all associates to take ownership of their careers, build varied relationships and find interesting work with the support and guidance of the firm’s practice management team. Additionally, summer associates have opportunities to choose meaningful pro bono work.

  • Generous Perks and Benefits
    • Retirement: 401(k) plans with financial planning services
    • Healthcare: Medical, dental and vision coverage; group and supplemental life insurance
    • Disability: Short- and long-term disability insurance
    • Wellbeing: Employee wellbeing initiatives, onsite fitness, wellness reimbursements
    • Paid Time Off: Generous vacation, sick and personal time off policies, and market-leading parental leave
    • Service Days: Opportunities for community service and volunteering
    • Commuting: Stipends and reimbursements for transportation
    • Celebrations: Events for birthdays, diversity and heritage months, often with guest speakers
    • Family-Friendly: Parent community groups, resources for family issues, backup care for elders or children
    • Professional Development: On-boarding and training programs, continuing learning and certifications, career coaching and mentoring
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    We evaluate all employees and applicants on the basis of their qualification without regard to race, religion, color, marital status, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, gender, genetic characteristics or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal employment laws. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all.

  • Applicant Privacy Notice

    Fenwick collects and processes the personal information of job applicants and employees, from the submission of a job application, throughout the course of employment, and after the employment ends. Please read our Applicant Privacy Notice, which explains the kinds of information we may collect and how we intend to use and share that information.


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