2019 Diversity Scholar Program
Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP and Eversource Energy Legal Department 2019 Diversity Scholar Program: Joint Summer Associate Experience
Carmody Torrance Sandak Hennessey LLP and the Eversource Energy Legal Department will
provide a law student of a diverse background a unique opportunity to participate in their summer associate programs. The selected student will spend half of the summer with the Eversource Legal Department where he/she will have an opportunity to participate in the day-to-day work experiences of in-house attorneys at a major Connecticut utility. The other half of the program will be spent at Carmody Torrance Sandak Hennessey, a major Connecticut law firm, participating in its regular Summer Associate program with exposure to its training programs and work assignments as well as getting a feel for what a career at a firm is like. A mentor from each organization will provide professional and personal development assistance.
Carmody Torrance Sandak Hennessey and Eversource are committed to the recruitment and
retention of attorneys from diverse backgrounds. Eversource and Carmody Torrance Sandak
Hennessey are active in the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity (formerly the Connecticut
Lawyers Group) and Eversource was a founding member of this group. As part of our ongoing
efforts to promote diversity in the Connecticut legal community, we are pleased to offer this
opportunity to first and second year law students.
All students of diverse backgrounds at ABA accredited law schools are encouraged to apply. The
candidate will be selected based on academic, personal and professional achievement.
Interested candidates should submit:
-A writing sample
-A personal statement describing the contribution you would make to promote
diversity in the legal profession, and an explanation of your interest in this
program in particular
-Two references, including one from a law school professor or someone who can
comment on your legal work
2019 Program Application Deadline: February 12, 2019
Please submit applications on-line at:
https://bit.ly/2EVgKVX and search for Job R- R-006179.
Candidates selected for interviews will meet with attorneys from Carmody Torrance Sandak
Hennessey and the Eversource Legal Department.