Blank Rome 1L Diversity Scholars Program

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Class Level
1L

At Blank Rome, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is critical to first-in-class client service and business excellence. We are committed to a diversity of ideas, backgrounds, and experiences. This commitment drives our inclusive, collaborative, and high-performing culture, and our investment in our people, clients and communities.

We established the Blank Rome Diversity Scholars Program in 2006 as a part of the firm' priority to recruit, retain, and promote attorneys who add to our overall diversity, with a focus on increasing representation of attorneys from historically underrepresented groups in the legal industry.

Selection Criteria
Any 1L Student (or 2L Evening Student) interested in our Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington, D.C.,office who meets the following
requirements:
• Belong to one or more historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, self-identify as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, and/or have demonstrated a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their communities;
• Possess strong academic and personal achievements; and
• Express commitment and passion in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal industry.

Program Benefits
Selected participants will receive the following:
• A full-salaried position in our 2022 Summer Associate Program
• $25,000 scholarship paid in two installments toward second-year and third-year law school expenses
• Exclusive mentoring, coaching, and professional development programs
• Social networking events
• Involvement with DEI strategy implementation

Award
Paid Summer Associate position and $25,000 scholarship
Deadline
January 14, 2022

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