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Verizon

Verizon

Legal Intern

Basking Ridge, NJ
+4 locations
Washington, DC
Chicago, IL
Irving, TX
San Francisco, CA
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Verizon’s legal intern program (“VLIP”) seeks to create a significant and lasting impact on the legal profession by developing prospective talent, including talent from diverse backgrounds, through exposure to the practice of law in a corporate legal setting. The program introduces interns to the diverse and complex nature of in-house legal practice at verizon.

    Right from the start you’ll contribute to meaningful projects in our in-house legal department. You will use your drive and enthusiasm to contribute to and learn about the diverse areas of law covered by our corporate legal department. What you learn will help you grow professionally and personally.

    In this role, you may have the opportunity to:

    • Support negotiations with large enterprise customers by drafting documents such as contract amendments.
    • Review and draft provisions for our technology and software sourcing contracts.
    • Participate in business, sales and marketing meetings.
    • Research and summarize legal developments and/or case law in practice areas such as real estate, product development, M&A, compliance, labor and employment, IP, tax and privacy.
    • Contribute to projects that relate to state and/or federal regulatory issues affecting the communications industry.
    • Produce written work product subject to our confidentiality restrictions.

    What we’re looking for...

    You’re a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you’re always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.

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  • Qualifications

    You’ll need to have:

    • Bachelor’s Degree.
    • Current enrollment as a first-year student in a full-time law degree program with a grad date of December 2021 and June 2022.
    • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.

    Even better if you have:

    • A 3.0 GPA or higher.
    • Demonstrated strong verbal, written, communication and presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated independent thinking, relationship management, and attention to detail.
    • Demonstrated analytical and leadership skills.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Availability to work for up to ten weeks in one of these locations: Washington, DC; Basking Ridge, New Jersey; Irving, Texas; San Francisco, California; or Chicago, Illinois.

    WHEN YOU JOIN VERIZON...

    You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

    NOTICE(S)

    Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • Locations
    San Francisco, CA • Washington, DC • Chicago, IL • Basking Ridge, NJ • Irving, TX
  • About Us
    Verizon operates America’s most reliable wireless network and the nation’s premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated solutions to businesses worldwide. Technology moves fast and so do we. We continuously innovate and learn from the best. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded. With brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost, the company’s media group helps consumers stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect.