Website Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP


The Legal Recruitment Assistant provides support and assistance to the Firm’s Legal Recruitment and Summer Associate Programs both in-person and/or virtual.


  • Legal Recruitment Operations team support
    • Summer program on-boarding, including: extranet updates, paperwork processing, database administration, coordination of account building and more
    • Summer program support and assistance with executing program logistics/operations processes including: mid and exit review process, off-boarding, administrative reporting as needed
      • Additional summer program support, along with entire department, including: section leader responsibilities, event planning assistance and execution
    • On-campus recruitment season support and assistance with operations components, including file preparation, database administration and reporting as needed
    • Ad hoc support and assistance for various recruitment-related firm-wide surveys, collateral material creation and preparation, various operations-related requests for Legal Recruitment team as needed
  • Legal Recruitment Department support:
    • Scheduling/Calendar appointments
    • Word processing, Excel
    • Email communications
    • Processing of expense reports
  • Campus Relations and Lateral Recruitment team support as needed during recruitment season cycles:
    • Candidate scheduling, coordination and execution


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1-2 years related work experience and/or internship preferably in a legal or professional services environment.
  • Availability to work overtime on certain occasions is necessary.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks.  Ability to work effectively in a team environment, and with a wide range of professionals at all levels.
  • Must possess excellent written, organizational, and communication skills, basic computer skills, and the ability to work quickly and accurately.


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