Summer Internship Opportunity

2017 1L Summer Internship Program
Prudential Financial, Inc.

The National Association of Women Lawyers (“NAWL”) is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial, Inc. (“Prudential”) to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity for a highly motivated first-year law student. Through this partnership, NAWL will select a student to join the 2017 summer law intern class at Prudential for a 10-week internship at Prudential’s New Jersey offices, for a stipend of approximately $10,000.

Internship Description
The summer internship will provide interns with the opportunity to work with attorneys who support the broad reach of Prudential’s businesses. Other features of the summer internship program include:

  • Paid attendance at the LCLD Scholars Summit in Philadelphia, PA; May 23-25, 2017;
  • Participation in training programs presented by Prudential attorneys highlighting different areas of the business and the legal department;
  • Pairing with an attorney who will serve as a manager during the program and will provide guidance on projects and other substantive work;
  • Pairing with a mentor who will serve as an additional advisor on resume review;
  • Interviewing skill development and mock interview practice;
  • Networking both within Prudential and externally with law firms and regulatory groups;
  • Presentation development and delivery;
  • The opportunity to shadow attorneys on various projects;
  • Opportunities to interview with select local firms for potential 2L internships

The 1L summer internship will run for 10 weeks from May 22 to July 28, 2017. Summer interns will be paid a stipend of approximately $10,000, which shall accrue and be paid on a weekly basis.

Intern Requirements
Applicants must be members of NAWL. They need to be enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school and have successfully completed the first year of law school with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). The applicant must be scheduled for graduation in spring 2019 (full-time students) or spring 2020 (part-time students). The ideal applicant will have financial or business-related experience or interest.

Interns not local to New Jersey will be responsible for their own housing and transportation to and from Prudential’s office in Newark, New Jersey.

How to Apply
To apply, you must submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three references, and a copy of your transcript to:

Kelsey Vuillemot, vuillemotk@nawl.org
National Association of Women Lawyers
321 North Clark Street, MS 19.1
Chicago, IL 60654

Please write “Prudential Internship” in the subject line of all correspondence. All materials must be received by 5:00 PM CT on January 25, 2017. The finalist shall be selected and notified by a Prudential HR staff member on or before
March 13, 2017.

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