Verizon Legal Intern in Irving, Texas
This internship position, which is part of the Verizon Campus Program, will give you a chance to channel your drive and enthusiasm. You’ll be front and center, hands-on and contributing your creative energy to high-impact projects from the moment you arrive through the course of this 10-week experience.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 global and complex nature of in-house legal practice at Verizon.
In this role, you may have the opportunity to:
Support negotiations with large enterprise customers by drafting contract amendments.
Review and/or draft provisions for Verizon’s 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 IP, tax and privacy; and contribute to projects that relate to state and/or federal regulatory issues affecting the communications industry.
Produce written work product subject to Verizon confidentiality restrictions.
Current enrollment in first year full time law degree program (1L)
High proficiency in MS Office Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Ideally, you’ll also have:
3.0 GPA or higher
Strong written skills with the ability to prepare informative and persuasive presentations for senior management
Outstanding oral communications skills; able and willing to lead meetings and give presentations to large audiences
Demonstrated independent thinking, relationship management and attention to detail
Strong analytical, communication, leadership and presentation skills
Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-moving, team environment
Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Not to boast, but a little bit about us:
Verizon powers America’s fastest and most reliable network. We’re also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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