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Summer associate relocation costs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:47 pm

Do firms tend to cover (either 1L or 2L) summer associate relocation costs? These costs include round-trip airfare, shipping boxes, car rental, public transportation, and assistance in finding housing.

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Re: Summer associate relocation costs

Postby toothbrush » Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Do firms tend to cover (either 1L or 2L) summer associate relocation costs? These costs include round-trip airfare, shipping boxes, car rental, public transportation, and assistance in finding housing.

There's an ATL article covering big law fringe benefits floating out there. The short answer is that it depends on the firm, but many cover some sort of relocation cost, varying based on the firm. If you are headed somewhere, contact the firm's recruiting staff and I'm sure they will help you.

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Re: Summer associate relocation costs

Postby 2014 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:39 am

Anonymous User wrote:Do firms tend to cover (either 1L or 2L) summer associate relocation costs? These costs include round-trip airfare, shipping boxes, car rental, public transportation, and assistance in finding housing.

Yes, yes, no, hell no, links to websites

May be exceptions but that's a very solid proxy

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Re: Summer associate relocation costs

Postby jbagelboy » Wed Jan 28, 2015 1:17 am

I think round trip flights to the office location are standard. Idk about shipping boxes, that's not the first triviality I'd think to ask my future employer about. I've also heard of salary advances for other incidental expenses.

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Re: Summer associate relocation costs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 28, 2015 11:23 am

My summer firm in LA paid for my monthly bus/metro pass after I asked for it and told them I would not be using their parking garage. YMMV.

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Re: Summer associate relocation costs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 28, 2015 2:02 pm

1L SA in Dallas, in V20

Do firms tend to cover (either 1L or 2L) summer associate relocation costs? Yes
These costs include round-trip airfare, Yes
shipping boxes, Yes
car rental, Yes if not airfare
public transportation, How much is it? Yes for parking
and assistance in finding housing. No

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Re: Summer associate relocation costs

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:21 pm

NY V10 - firm covers closing costs on a new home or apartment broker costs for associates looking to rent; salary advance available if you want it.

ETA: Apologies, I thought you were asking about permanent relocation costs. I don't think my firm pays for SA relocation costs.




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