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Verizon Legal Intern - NJ LEEP Alumni

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Verizon Legal Intern - NJ LEEP Alumni

Basking Ridge, NJ
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING...

    Verizon’s Legal College Internship Program for NJ LEEP Alumni seeks to continue Verizon’s relationship with NJ LEEP by helping the professional development of NJ LEEP Alumni. This internship will provide exposure to the practice of law in a corporate legal setting and introduce interns to the diverse and complex nature of in-house legal practice at Verizon.

    Interns will work in partnership with Verizon’s 1L Summer Law Interns and 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. Interns will also have the opportunity to work with different areas of the Verizon legal department, including Verizon’s worldwide Pro Bono Program. What you learn will help you grow professionally and personally.

    IN THIS ROLE, YOU MAY HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO: 

    • 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.
    • Participate in business, sales and marketing meetings.
    • Support negotiations with customers and/or vendors by drafting documents such as summaries and contract provisions.
    • Review and draft provisions for our technology and software sourcing contracts.
    • Produce written work product subject to our confidentiality restrictions.
    • Go on field trips to different offices, Verizon retail stores, the technology office, aviation units, and more to learn about different aspects of the law.

    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.

    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.

  • Qualifications

    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. 

    YOU’LL NEED TO HAVE:

    • Current full-time enrollment in a Bachelor's program.
    • Completedthe NJ Leep Program.
    • Must be 18 years or older. 

    EVEN BETTER IF YOU HAVE:

    • A 3.0 GPA or higher.
    • Interest and intent in pursuing a legal degree.
    • Demonstrated strong verbal, written, communications and presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated independent thinking, relationship management, and attention to detail.
    • Demonstrated analytical and leadership skills.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • 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.