Summer Associate Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Tips From Our Recruiters
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Your time as a summer associate will be a whirlwind. You’ll get hands-on experience, participate in client projects, and get to know dozens of new colleagues and classmates. It is an intense and busy time, so you’ll want to bring your A game all day, every day. 

But sometimes people make mistakes.

We asked our hiring partners to tell us about the mistakes they’ve seen from summers past so you could keep these in mind as you embark on your own summer associate experience.