Legal Intern Summer 2019
Your ResponsibilitiesJohn Deere Company is seeking two first year law students to join its in-house Law and Intellectual Property Services Group for the summer of 2019 in Moline, Illinois. As a 1L Summer Intern, the student would gain insight to the operations of a dynamic in-house law practice and assist the teams in their mission to provide exceptional legal and IP services to their business colleagues. The work would involve a variety of substantive legal assignments, legal research, client counseling, document drafting, and assisting with litigation-related matters. Selected students would have the opportunity to:Gain real world experience and legal training in a fast-paced Fortune 500 law departmentLearn how legal functions support a world class brand and productsConduct complex legal research and analysis and advise others on resultsInteract with and provide support for business colleaguesDraft legal and business communicationsReceive mentorship from staff attorneys and other legal professionalsDevelop skills in project management, negotiation, client counseling, and effective communicationParticipate in and attend various cross functional presentations and learning sessionsWork in a collaborative environment with a diverse team Candidate RequirementsCompleted first year of law school by the summer of 2019Strong academic achievementAuthorized to work in the U.S. during the summer of 2019 without requiring sponsorship Preferred Qualifications:Critical thinking and analytical skillsAbility to perform complex legal research and analysis and advise on resultsAbility to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skillsDemonstrated organizational skills with ability to manage multiple competing prioritiesDemonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of tools Work Statement: US Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.Our Organization:John Deere, a Fortune 500 company, is making use of the latest technological breakthroughs to produce exceptional equipment and provide first-class customer service. We're the world's leading manufacturer of agricultural and forestry equipment, a leading supplier of equipment used in lawn, grounds and turf care; and a major manufacturer of construction equipment. John Deere also manufactures and markets engines used in heavy equipment and provides worldwide financial services. John Deere operates under four core values: integrity, quality, commitment and innovation. We treat our people with respect and offer competitive compensation and outstanding benefits, such as medical and dental coverage, life insurance, 401(k) and tuition assistance. What You'll GetAt John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package. The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.Apply for this job.