We are committed to the professional development and advancement of our summer/winter interns. Our summer/winter internship program offers challenging assignments, training and mentoring programs, and networking opportunities to help you launch your career.

Our interns are given the opportunities to:

  • attend meetings draft documents
  • conduct legal and case research
  • participate in social events that the firm organizes


To apply for an internship, please send your cover letter, CV, and academic transcript(s) to


Winter Vacation 2024: 31 October 2023
Summer Vacation 2024: 31 January 2024


At Paul Hastings, it’s smart business to build diverse teams rich in talent, experiences, and creativity. Our Traineeship serves as a cornerstone for the recruitment of outstanding associates and the future success of our firm.


Exceptional talent leads to extraordinary results – this is the driving narrative in our firm’s history, and it will continue to remain the key factor in our future success. As such, we seek students with competencies that are the hallmarks of successful associates at Paul Hastings:

  • Academic excellence (at least a solid 2:1 or equivalent in law) Critical thinking
  • Crucial communication skills (a high proficiency in English and good Chinese skills are essential)
  • Achievement drive
  • Interpersonal savvy (ability to communicate and interact in a confident, open, and effective manner)
  • Strong common sense and business acumen
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Dedication to client service excellence

* We do not except direct application for Traineeship position. All traineeship application will need to go through our internship.*

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