internships | Legal Summer Intern in New York, NY

Legal Summer Intern

  • Diligent Corporation
  • $165,260.00 - 165,260.00 / Year *
  • 172 W 104th St
  • New York, NY 10025
  • Full-Time
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The Company

Diligent is the leading Enterprise Governance Management provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Over 460,000 users and 14,000 clientsin more than 90 countries across all seven continentsrely on Diligent to help them make better governance decisions through secure board material distribution, messaging, integrated compliance, board evaluations, and entity management. Governance Cloud, Diligents centralized ecosystem of secure digital tools, is the only solution that meets the evolving governance needs of leading organizations by helping leaders ask better questions, gain deeper insight, and add value across the full scope of their responsibilities.

Position Overview

Diligent is looking for an undergraduate Legal student to work with our fantastic In-House Legal department during the summer of 2018. This is an exciting Internship opportunity to work for one of the largest B2B Software-as-a-Service companies headquartered in NYC. Our company is growing fast and it is an exciting time to get some experience in our global HQ!

The intern will work closely with the Legal and Paralegal team to provide filing and documentation support with respect to client and vendor contracts and corporate/commercial agreements. The team is a fast-paced commercial legal department with a strongly collaborative culture and with a strong sense of support to each other. The environment is hard-working, dynamic AND fun!

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist with contractual document edits and template management
  • Provide administrative support to legal team
  • Offer assistance as necessary for ad-hoc projects
  • Help define and restructure/reorganize filing systems
  • Provide post-acquisition filing, administrative and contractual documentation support
  • Send files to be stored to Iron Mountain document storage.
  • Scan files and incorporate into our electronic filing system.
  • Required Experience/Skills:
  • Full-time undergraduate (at least Junior standing)
  • Preferred Field of Study: Law, Legal Services, Contract Management/Administration
  • Must be a team player with strong attention to detail and an analytical approach
  • Interest in software or tech business and in-house legal functions.
  • Self-starter with excellent organizational, process management and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, resourcefulness and a collaborative approach.
  • Enthusiasm and a sense of humor.
  • Availability for 8 weeks from early June until mid-August
  • Physical Requirements
  • Ability to type and/or manage laptop or personal computer keyboard for the purpose of internal and external electronic communication.
  • Ability to see and hear and communicate verbally
  • Mental Requirements
  • Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information
  • Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions
  • Ability to make decisions which have moderate to significant impact on the immediate team and division and stakeholders/colleagues and be able to monitor that impact
  • FSLA Status: Non-Exempt

    Diligent offers acompetitivecompensation and benefits package, including health, vision, dental, 401k with a strong match, health club reimbursement and much more.

    We are a drug free workplace, and an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status, protected veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.