In addition to a $25,000 JD/MBA bonus, JD/MBA Fellows will receive $50,000 to help defray their MBA tuition costs. The bonus and stipend will be paid after Fellows have become full-time associates at the Firm.
Kirkland’s Bay Area offices are also offering a specialized Private Equity Fellowship for students that are accepted into the University of Chicago’s Doctoroff Business Leadership Program. Eligible candidates: Students with a keen, demonstrable interest in private equity, including relevant post-graduate professional experience, that are accepted into the University of Chicago’s Doctoroff Business Leadership Program may apply to join for their 2L summer.
In order to qualify for the Fellowship, students must complete all Doctoroff Business Leadership Certificate Program requirements and take one additional Booth course from each of the following two subject areas: statistics/risk analysis and advanced financial modeling. Approved courses for statistics/risk analysis include Business Statistics (41000) and Managerial Decision Making (36106). Recommended courses for advanced financial modeling include Taxes and Business Strategy (30118) and Financial Statement Analysis (30130). As a substitute for one of the subject areas, students may write one of their required papers on an approved topic with relevance for private equity M&A.
Private Equity Fellows in the Doctoroff program will receive a bonus of $25,000 paid after they graduate and become a full-time associate at the Firm.