Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Legal Intern

West Mifflin, PA
  • Responsibilities

    The intern will be utilized on a rotational basis with the division attorneys and Contracts Director, learning about Legal Quality Regulatory Compliance (LQRC) and how all the different businesses within LQRC interact. We are a highly collaborative team, so the intern will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, which will include drafting, negotiating, strategizing, and advising on commercial/government transactions, compliance and sustainability, intellectual property transactions, legal operations and division LQRC & Corporate policies and practices. Supporting various business units through risk analysis and contract/law interpretation. Gaining exposure working with team members globally. The LQRC consists of specialty teams with skills, knowledge, and expertise areas, so through this rotational program, the legal intern will support/work on issues such as:

    • Brand communications
    • Corporate governance
    • Brand protection
    • Intellectual property
    • EHS/Dangerous Goods Transportation
    • Trade compliance
    • Quality control
    • Healthcare and federal government regulations
    • Contract law In addition, the legal intern will visit a few selected warehouses and customer service support centers.

    The legal intern will report to the Thermo Fisher division LQRC and will support business managers on a wide range of issues.

    Preferred Background/Minimum Requirements:

    • Strong communication and written skills and an ability to distill complex issues into simplified, practical solutions. - An interest in the distribution business and an interest in developing a business-focused legal approach.
    • A leadership mindset and a willingness to participate in meetings and negotiations.
    • Solid team and social skills and a desire to interact with a broad array of internal clients
    • Law student, preferably 2L, from ABA accredited top law school
  • Industry
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  • About Us
    As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.