Legal Intern (Washington, DC)
The Legal Department of POET is seeking a Legal Intern to join its team to work with the Senior Regulatory Counsel in DC. The intern may assist with strategic regulatory policy advocacy and serve as a contributor on business and legal strategy, facilitating and influencing optimal outcomes for the company arising from federal and state level regulatory policy affecting the biorefining industry. A TYPICAL DAY COULD INCLUDE: Research, track, and interpret applicable statutes, rules and regulations, including those related to international, federal, state, and local climate programs. Provide legal analysis regarding pending or proposed legislation, administrative rules, and other regulatory or legislative itemsEngage with and direct POET’s affiliated trade associations with respect to strategic regulatory advocacy and litigation campaigns.Provide advice and guidance to POET business teams on regulatory compliance issues affecting POET’s business including energy, environmental, transportation, product safety, international trade, and alcoholWork with the POET Legal team to develop and provide applicable legal/compliance training to the POET organization, and work with executives to ensure adherence to corporate policies.At POET, we’re all on the same team. We all help out with responsibilities that may not be specifically listed here. STRENGTHS OF A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE: Full time student enrolled in an educational institution pursuing a Juris Doctorate law degree.Completion of first year of law schoolExcellent organizational, time management, and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to changeYou know the basics of Microsoft Office Suite. You’re capable of learning new programs.Travel to include overnights, may be required for this position.Apply for this job.