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Sidley’s summer associate program provides an exceptional opportunity to further develop your skills and gain a realistic view of law firm life while working alongside some of the country’s best and brightest lawyers. 

Our program allows you to choose your own assignments and create a workflow that best suits your professional interests. Summer associate work assignments are real projects for real clients. You will have the freedom to explore multiple practice areas, or just focus on one or two. 

An essential component of our summer program is hands-on, practical training and development. Our lawyers are committed to teaching and mentoring summer associates and providing the support you need to have a successful summer experience.

We also schedule a variety of social activities throughout the summer to help you get to know the lawyers in your office and experience the firm’s culture of collegiality. 

As a summer associate, you will work hard at Sidley, as you would at any other global law firm, but your contributions will be appreciated and rewarded. You will find a world of opportunities to make your mark at Sidley and will discover why our firm is a great place to begin your career.

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