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Nestlé USA Legal 1L Scholars Internship (Solon, OH)

Nestlé USA Legal 1L Scholars Internship (Solon, OH)

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other. 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact. 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

Position Summary

Our 1L Scholars Legal Internship is a paid, full time summer program offered in partnership with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity & the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease (Vorys). This program provides first year law students the opportunity to intern with the in-house legal team at our Solon, OH office. Interns will work with the Nestlé Legal team in areas such as intellectual property, litigation, commercial contracts, employment, advertising, food law & general legal matters. In–house lawyers will mentor interns with feedback to gain a better understanding of the unique role of an in-house law department at the world’s largest food company. Through our partnership with Vorys, interns will work 2-3 weeks at Vorys’ Cleveland office doing work for Vorys clients and will be integrated into training programs and events. During this time, interns will work directly with associates & partners to gain experience and insights from working at one of America’s premier full-service law firms.
Project Examples
As an intern, you will gain exposure to senior legal leadership & develop your network.

  • Reviewing and drafting commercial contracts
  • Assisting with the development of policies, training materials, checklists and guidelines in a variety of practice areas including employment & environmental law
  • Preparing cease and desist letters for commercial and intellectual property disputes
  • Investigating and managing potential trademark infringement matters
  • Research current trends in food law
  • Digital and social media matters

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Nestlé USA is proud to be among the newest members of LCLD, which formed in 2009 to advance diversity & inclusion in the legal profession. The organization comprises more than 250 members, who serve as either general counsel of major corporations or managing partners of the nation’s leading law firms, dedicated to a truly diverse & inclusive legal profession. The leaders who make up the LCLD share the belief that for the legal profession to prosper, it is necessary to hire, engage, retain, and promote the best talent.  A critical component of having the best talent is having diverse talent. More info: www.LCLDnet.org
Vorys
Vorys hires law students who have outstanding academic credentials, diverse backgrounds, and a strong desire to become excellent attorneys. Our goal is to recruit & develop colleagues that will contribute to our firm culture of teamwork, mutual support, and a commitment to excellence in the practice of law. We look for students who have a strong desire to do what we do - work collaboratively, creatively and vigorously to represent the needs and interests of our clients. The goal of our 1L summer program is to provide each intern with training, mentoring, and a real-life work experience so that they have a greater appreciation for the practice of law in general and at Vorys in particular. As a summer associate, you will perform the same work as one of our associates, you will be challenged, and you will leave with a true understanding of what it means to be a lawyer at Vorys.
Requirements

  • This internship is limited to first year law students
  • Willing to work in Solon, OH for 10-12 consecutive weeks in summer 2022

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3.0 or above cumulative GPA

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong communication, analytical, organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter who is results-oriented and exhibits responsibility, creativity, & intellectual curiosity
  • Extracurricular involvement demonstrating initiative and leadership

Job ID

143846 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other. 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact. 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

Position Summary

Our 1L Scholars Legal Internship is a paid, full time summer program offered in partnership with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity & the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease (Vorys). This program provides first year law students the opportunity to intern with the in-house legal team at our Solon, OH office. Interns will work with the Nestlé Legal team in areas such as intellectual property, litigation, commercial contracts, employment, advertising, food law & general legal matters. In–house lawyers will mentor interns with feedback to gain a better understanding of the unique role of an in-house law department at the world’s largest food company. Through our partnership with Vorys, interns will work 2-3 weeks at Vorys’ Cleveland office doing work for Vorys clients and will be integrated into training programs and events. During this time, interns will work directly with associates & partners to gain experience and insights from working at one of America’s premier full-service law firms.
Project Examples
As an intern, you will gain exposure to senior legal leadership & develop your network.

  • Reviewing and drafting commercial contracts
  • Assisting with the development of policies, training materials, checklists and guidelines in a variety of practice areas including employment & environmental law
  • Preparing cease and desist letters for commercial and intellectual property disputes
  • Investigating and managing potential trademark infringement matters
  • Research current trends in food law
  • Digital and social media matters

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Nestlé USA is proud to be among the newest members of LCLD, which formed in 2009 to advance diversity & inclusion in the legal profession. The organization comprises more than 250 members, who serve as either general counsel of major corporations or managing partners of the nation’s leading law firms, dedicated to a truly diverse & inclusive legal profession. The leaders who make up the LCLD share the belief that for the legal profession to prosper, it is necessary to hire, engage, retain, and promote the best talent.  A critical component of having the best talent is having diverse talent. More info: www.LCLDnet.org
Vorys
Vorys hires law students who have outstanding academic credentials, diverse backgrounds, and a strong desire to become excellent attorneys. Our goal is to recruit & develop colleagues that will contribute to our firm culture of teamwork, mutual support, and a commitment to excellence in the practice of law. We look for students who have a strong desire to do what we do - work collaboratively, creatively and vigorously to represent the needs and interests of our clients. The goal of our 1L summer program is to provide each intern with training, mentoring, and a real-life work experience so that they have a greater appreciation for the practice of law in general and at Vorys in particular. As a summer associate, you will perform the same work as one of our associates, you will be challenged, and you will leave with a true understanding of what it means to be a lawyer at Vorys.
Requirements

  • This internship is limited to first year law students
  • Willing to work in Solon, OH for 10-12 consecutive weeks in summer 2022

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3.0 or above cumulative GPA

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong communication, analytical, organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter who is results-oriented and exhibits responsibility, creativity, & intellectual curiosity
  • Extracurricular involvement demonstrating initiative and leadership

Job ID

143846 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Solon, OH, US, 44139


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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