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Summer 2024 Intern 1L Legal

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Summer 2024 Intern 1L Legal

  • Responsibilities

    About Lumen

    Lumen connects the world. We are igniting business growth by connecting people, data and applications – quickly, securely, and effortlessly. Together, we are building a culture and company from the people up – committed to teamwork, trust and transparency. People power progress. We’re looking for top-tier talent and offer the flexibility you need to thrive and deliver lasting impact. Join us as we digitally connect the world and shape the future.

    The Role

    Lumen’s Internship Program is a path for career readiness in the 4th Industrial Revolution.
    Be a part of an internship program focused on driving human progress through technology. During a 10- week period, our summer interns innovate and make an impact by transforming industries across the globe and changing the world one connection at a time. Our interns are presented with real business challenges and provide legal solutions that make a difference across all areas of the company, all while learning the skills needed to successfully navigate the modern workplace. This is a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience working within the corporate legal function for a Fortune 200 company. Lumen is seeking a high caliber and energetic First Year Law Student to join our 2023 Summer Internship Program. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work across a variety of substantive legal practice areas, potentially including privacy and data security, commercial, contracting, product review, financial and consumer regulation, intellectual property, corporate governance, bankruptcy, and M&A.

    The Experience

    • Innovate – to deliver solutions to real business problems.
    • Transform – your skills and knowledge through challenging work projects.
    • Connect – to our company and culture creating valuable relationships with your intern peers, work team and leaders across the organization.
    • Impact – through Community & Social Involvement – collaborate with our ERGs to give back and make an impact in the communities Lumen serves.

    The Main Responsibilities

    Following your summer experience, you will have an awareness of the complexities and challenges of working within the in-house legal department of a global organization. You will assist on a variety of projects and tasks and should generally be flexible and available to assist with day-to-day activities across the legal department. The ideal candidate will be able to work semi-independently in a fast-paced environment. Law students with prior experience in technology are encouraged to apply.

    • Your summer experience may include:
    • Assisting in-house legal counsel in diverse areas of telecommunications law including; commercial contracts, intellectual property, real estate, litigation, labor and employment, advertising and marketing and corporate governance
    • Conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda
    • Drafting contracts, agreements, and releases
    • Conducting legal due diligence and litigation discovery
    • Assisting with various labor and employment projects
    • Analyzing the legal framework of novel issues across multiple states

    What We Look For in a Candidate

    • Enrolled in a legal studies program having successfully completed your first year of law school;
    • Available 40 hours per week during the summer; June 2, 2023 – Aug 11, 2023
    • Ability to relocate for internship, if applicable;
    • Transportation to/from work location, if applicable;
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills;
    • Ability to work both in teams and independently;
    • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, with effective resolution of conflicting priorities;
    • Strong project management skills;
    • Authorization to work in the United States for the duration of the internship;
    • 3.0 or above cumulative GPA preferred


    The starting salary for this role differs based on the employee's primary work location. Employees typically do not start at the top of the range, though compensation depends on each individual's qualifications.

    Range: $25.00 - $35.00

    As with the pay range variety that's based on the region of a country, specific offers are determined by various factors such as experience, education, skills, certifications and other business needs.

    What to Expect Next

    Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.

    Requisition #: 332361

    Background Screening

    If you are selected for a position, there will be a background screen, which may include checks for criminal records and/or motor vehicle reports and/or drug screening, depending on the position requirements. For more information on these checks, please refer to the Post Offer section of our FAQ page. Job-related concerns identified during the background screening may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
    Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    Equal Employment Opportunities

    We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


    The job responsibilities described above indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to include a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities for this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on evolving business needs and conditions.

    Salary Range

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    This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

    This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

    As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here.

    Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • About Us

    Lumen is a global company of approximately 38,000 professionals dedicated to unleashing the world's digital potential. Lumen frees businesses from the legacy communication experiences holding them back today by making IT environments more user-friendly and intuitive. Our experience-first approach to networking, edge cloud and cybersecurity connects people, data and apps―quickly, securely and effortlessly. We ignite business growth and accelerate innovation for 8 of the 10 most valuable brands in the world.