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Lumen Intern - 1L Legal Associate - Summer 2021 - CO in DENVER, Colorado

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

Lumen’s internship program is a 10 week, fast-paced and exciting opportunity to gain professional experience within your field of study. Interns within the Legal department will be challenged to apply their knowledge gained in the classroom to real world problems. This is a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience working within the corporate legal function for a Fortune 200 company. Lumen is seeking a high caliber and energetic First Year Law Student to join our 2021 Summer Internship Program. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work across a variety of legal issues, potentially including privacy and data security, commercial and contracting, product review, financial and consumer regulatory, intellectual property, corporate governance and M&A.

The Main Responsibilities

Following your summer experience, you should expect to have an awareness of the complexities and challenges of working within the in-house legal department of a global organization. You will assist on a variety of projects and tasks, and should generally be flexible and available to assist with day-to-day activities across the legal department. The ideal candidate will be able to work semi-independently in a fast-paced environment. Law students with prior experience in technology are encouraged to apply. Your summer experience may include:

  • Assist in-house legal counsel in diverse areas of telecommunications law including; commercial contracts, intellectual property, real estate, litigation, labor and employment, advertising and marketing and corporate governance

  • Conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda

  • Drafting contracts, agreements, and releases

  • Conducting legal due diligence and litigation discovery

  • Assisting with various labor and employment projects

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • Enrolled in a 4-year college/university having successfully completed your first year of law school; required

  • 3.0 or above cumulative GPA preferred

  • Available 30-40 hours per week during the summer; June 1 st – Aug 6th

  • Ability to relocate for internship if applicable

  • Transportation to/from work location

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills;

  • Ability to work both in teams and independently;

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, with effective resolution of conflicting priorities

  • Strong project management skills; and

  • Authorization to work in the United States for the duration of the internship.

What to Expect Next

Applicants may be asked to complete a virtual video interview within 5 days of application.

Requisition #: 243171

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


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