It's hardly a surprise that being a summer clerk this year wasn't exactly the full five-star experience the summer class of 2009 may have dreamed about in law school. One indication of what a summer intern called "a scary time to be a law student": The number of summer clerks who said they expected to receive full-time job offers was down sharply, according to this year's survey of summer associates. But the 2009 summer experience wasn't all darkness and despair.
Survey Shows Summertime Blues for Summer Associates
The American Lawyer
September 30, 2009