Diversity Fellowships

Many SALRA member organizations offer a First or Second-year Diversity Fellowship or Scholarship summer associate position. The fellowship allows diverse students* the opportunity to work in law firms or corporate law departments following their first or second year of law school. Generally, the positions are paid, and include an additional payout to assist with law school tuition. Applications are generally accepted beginning December 1 for 1L law students. Deadlines may vary across firms. To find out more about the programs and eligibility requirements, please visit the individual law firm and corporate law department websites.

*Diversity eligibility varies in different organizations.

Current Firms Offering Diversity Fellowships:

Cairncross & Hempelmann

Cooley LLP

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Foster Pepper

Garvey Schubert Barer

Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson

K&L Gates

Lane Powell

McKinley Irvin

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn

Perkins Coie LLP

Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt

Stoel Rives

Other Area Diversity Fellowships:

Legal Employers Advancing Diversity of Washington

Northwest Minority Job Fair