McCaskey Graduate Interns at GKH

Ivelisse Cordero

GKH welcomed Ivelisse Cordero as the 2018 participant in its annual summer internship/scholarship program for School District of Lancaster graduates. Program applicants must be seniors at McCaskey High School, accepted into a four-year college degree program, and interested in pursuing a career in the legal field.

Ms. Cordero was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to Lancaster in 2014. She speaks English, Spanish and French. She was hired for full-time summer employment following her high school graduation from McCaskey in the spring of 2018. Ms. Cordero is interested in a career in law and international relations.

As Ms. Cordero reflected on her summer job, she said, “Being an intern at GKH was the best experience I ever had in a workplace. I thought working with lawyers would be intimidating, but I was wrong. The attorneys and staff at GKH were always willing to help me, and taught me a lot of important things about the legal field and about the real world. I am so grateful for this opportunity.”

“We want to encourage students from diverse backgrounds to consider pursuing a career in law by providing them with an opportunity to experience what it is like to work in a law office,” said managing partner Dwight Yoder. “We know Ivelisse has a bright future ahead of her and look forward to following her through college and beyond.”

While at GKH, Ms. Cordero attended a zoning hearing and a deposition, helped to prepare legal filings, participated in practice group planning sessions, and had opportunities to be mentored by GKH attorneys. Her experience also included a variety of general office tasks, special event planning, file management, and assignments from attorneys and support staff.

In addition to being compensated for her summer internship, she will receive a scholarship toward her undergraduate degree.

For more information on the internship program for the School District of Lancaster’s McCaskey High School seniors, contact GKH.

Locations

MAIN OFFICE

2933 Lititz Pike, PO Box 5349
Lancaster, PA 17606
P (717) 291-1700

DOWNTOWN LANCASTER OFFICE (BY APPT. ONLY)

135 North Duke Street, Suite 4
Lancaster, PA 17602
P (717) 291-1700

ARDMORE OFFICE (BY APPT. ONLY)

Times Building
32 Parking Plaza, Suite 402
Ardmore, PA 19003
P (484) 416-0531

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