When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

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.

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.

  • Completed The NJ Leep Program.

  • Must be 18 years or older. 

Even better if you have:

  • 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.

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. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.