Hey everyone, We're delighted to announce that applications for Shearman & Sterling's 2021 vacation schemes are open. The firm is running four vacation schemes on the following dates: Spring Vacation Scheme One: 8 – 20 March 2021 (deadline – 17 January 2021) Spring Vacation Scheme Two: 12 – 24 April 2021 (deadline – 17 January 2021) Summer Vacation Scheme One: 14 – 25 June 2021 (deadline – 17 January 2021) Summer Vacation Scheme Two: 5 – 16 July 2021 (deadline – 17 January 2021) Shearman & Sterling values diversity and welcomes applications from all ages, nationalities and backgrounds – they do not limit their vacation schemes to undergraduates. The firm is currently recruiting for trainees who will commence with the firm in August 2022 or August 2023. For more details, and to apply, please see this page. On the vacation scheme, you will have the genuine opportunity to get involved in typical trainee tasks and experience life at a global law firm. Many of the vacation scheme participants will go on to secure a training contract at the firm. Note, this is a sponsored post.