• Legal Summer Intern (Graduate Student)

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/11/2018 8:46 AM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,600 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


    Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.



    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


    Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@draper.com.




    This is a paid, full-time internship in the law department of a major nonprofit science research and development corporation in Cambridge, MA.


    The intern will assist attorneys by performing legal research, reviewing and analyzing agreements, cataloguing the companies’ intellectual property strategy, providing research support for commercialization projects and corporate transactions, performing legal research and writing relating to licensing intellectual property, and working on other projects in a variety of legal practice areas. Our goal is to mentor candidates in our top-quality in-house legal environment. Interns will work closely with the law department attorneys and other legal professionals on assigned matters and will have informal opportunities to learn about the practice of law. The intern will also have the opportunity to interact with other functions within the company, including finance, corporate communications, risk management, and research and development. The intern will be supervised by attorneys in the legal department and are expected to be able to work on any matter.


    Intern candidates must possess excellent communication, organizational skills and writing skills.  Intern candidates must be highly motivated and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and demonstrate the ability to work independently.


    Student must be currently enrolled in a graduate law program at an accredited university.


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