Hiring and Selection Process
At Stoel Rives we hire the best and the brightest.
Our selection process for the summer program is rigorous as it is our goal is to extend full-time associate offers to successful summer associates.
Our clients look to us for results, so our lawyers are regularly challenged to be trusted advisors and experts in their practices. We embrace lawyers with different backgrounds, talents, interests, and personalities. We particularly value work experience prior to attending law school.
Successful summer associates possess many of these traits:
- Sound judgment
- Drive and initiative
- Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
- Ability to self-motivate
- Strong analytical skills
- Good interpersonal skills
- Strong work ethic
Do you possess these attributes? Are you ready to find a place to put your talents to the test and to start your career? If so, we’re interested in speaking with you!
First-Year Law Students
1L Diversity Fellowships: We are proud to offer annual 1L Diversity Fellowships to first-year law students in many of our offices. Recruitment for our 2017 1L Diversity Fellowships is now complete and we are no longer accepting applications. Please check back in late 2017 for information on next year’s 1L Diversity Fellowship opportunities.
Second-Year Law Students
The application process for all other 2L recruiting for the 2017 Summer Associate Program is now closed. If you are a first-year law student who is interested in applying for a 2018 Summer Associate Position, please view our 2017 On-Campus Interview Calendar or visit our website on May 1, 2017, for application instructions.