Summer Fellowships

A unique opportunity to experience the law, explore career options, build relationships, and help fund your legal education. Real experience, a guaranteed position, and a paycheck - what a great way to spend the summer after your first year of law school!

Each spring USC Law's Admissions Office awards top admitted applicants our Summer Fellowships, which provide a guaranteed paid position during the summer following the first year of law school.

The Fellowship is offered in partnership with prestigious law firms, businesses, and public-interest organizations. Fellows spend half the summer at a law firm and half at a business - learning about legal transactions from both sides - or spend the whole summer at a public-interest organization. When they return to their second year of law school, Fellows bring solid work experience to guide the next steps in their education.

Law Firms

  • Fulbright & Jaworski
  • Greenberg, Glusker, Fields, Claman & Machtinger
  • Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp
  • Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker
  • Sidley Austin

Businesses and Public Interest Organizations

  • Disney Studios
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Majestic Realty
  • Public Counsel
  • USC Office of the General Counsel
  • Warner Brothers Studios

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