Top 5 Summer Tips: Finding and Learning from Mentors

Lexis Practice Advisor Summer Associate Kit

Rob Moyle, Orrick’s New York Hiring Partner, and Joi Bourgeois, Orrick’s Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, outline practical steps summer associates can take to find and learn from mentors in this contribution to the Lexis Practice Advisor Summer Associate Kit. Among other things, Rob and Joi recommend that summer associates ask for advice in identifying the right mentors, seek out informal mentoring in addition to any formal assigned mentorships, and ask for feedback from mentors both before and after assignments have been completed.