What you’ll be doing...

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.

You’ll need to have:
•Bachelor’s degree.
•Current enrollment as a first-year student in a full-time law degree program.

Even better if you have:
•A 3.0 GPA or higher.
•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.
•Availability to work for eight to ten weeks in one of these locations: Arlington, Virginia; Basking Ridge, New Jersey; Irving, Texas; San Francisco, California; or Chicago, Illinois.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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.