Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

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Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:17 pm

In August I accepted an offer from a V50 NYC firm and immediately received email confirmation of my acceptance. I haven't heard much at all since that email--no confirmation of start/end dates, salary, etc. I received an email about a month ago to confirm my current address and then also a generic holiday card in the mail.

Is this normal? Should I reach out? Or is reaching out considered an annoyance?

Any insight is appreciated. Thanks.

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Re: Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby msotrips » Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:23 pm

Reach out. If you've been reading other threads on this board a lot of people have been fired recently. I think there's no harm in checking if you're still employed. No contact in a month since the holiday card, I'd make sure they still remember you.

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Re: Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby JusticeJackson » Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:26 pm

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Re: Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby EzraFitz » Tue Jan 19, 2016 7:39 pm

I concur with no reaching out needed. Personally, I accepted a position in July, and did not get a single word at all until about 5 days ago. It's too early to be freaked out IMO.

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Re: Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby ClubberLang » Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:31 pm

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Re: Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby FSK » Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:35 pm

msotrips wrote:Reach out. If you've been reading other threads on this board a lot of people have been fired recently. I think there's no harm in checking if you're still employed. No contact in a month since the holiday card, I'd make sure they still remember you.


This is a good troll


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Re: Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:44 pm

yeah it's normal anon, don't worry. My paranoia over not hearing from the firm led to me sending the firm HR a few awkward emails and HR probably thinks I'm a crazy person now... so don't follow my lead

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Re: Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:59 am

Anonymous User wrote:yeah it's normal anon, don't worry. My paranoia over not hearing from the firm led to me sending the firm HR a few awkward emails and HR probably thinks I'm a crazy person now... so don't follow my lead


Thank you! Paranoia is getting the best of me

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Re: Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 20, 2016 1:00 pm

I'm in the same boat as OP Anon (actually possibly same firm :shock: ). I know there is no need to worry yet, but when should we expect to hear? I'm mostly concerned because at some point I need to find housing and we don't have our start/end dates yet.

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Re: Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby Avian » Wed Jan 20, 2016 6:33 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm in the same boat as OP Anon (actually possibly same firm :shock: ). I know there is no need to worry yet, but when should we expect to hear? I'm mostly concerned because at some point I need to find housing and we don't have our start/end dates yet.


This is the sort of thing you can ask about. Just don't send an email saying asking if you're still a summer associate or if they rescinded your offer but didn't tell you on the off chance that you would forget to show up. FWIW I think most firms start their summer programs in the second or third week of May.

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Re: Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby Br3v » Wed Jan 20, 2016 7:50 pm

FSK wrote:
msotrips wrote:Reach out. If you've been reading other threads on this board a lot of people have been fired recently. I think there's no harm in checking if you're still employed. No contact in a month since the holiday card, I'd make sure they still remember you.


This is a good troll


Yeah what the heck? I've been off TLS for a few days but are people getting fired?

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Re: Accepted Summer Assoc. Offer in August but haven't heard anything from the firm since my acceptance. Is this normal?

Postby BigZuck » Wed Jan 20, 2016 8:03 pm

Br3v wrote:
FSK wrote:
msotrips wrote:Reach out. If you've been reading other threads on this board a lot of people have been fired recently. I think there's no harm in checking if you're still employed. No contact in a month since the holiday card, I'd make sure they still remember you.


This is a good troll


Yeah what the heck? I've been off TLS for a few days but are people getting fired?

Someone posted about getting laid off

And someone (I wonder who?) posted this:
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=259179




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