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At Nestlé USA, we provide high-quality products that are essential to living well. As individuals and teams, we embrace leadership, make important contributions and support each other’s professional development. Join the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company, and deliver the satisfying foods that help people around the world through every phase of life.
What to Expect Our 1L Scholars Legal Internship Program is a paid, full time, 10-12 week summer program offered in partnership with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease (Vorys). This comprehensive program provides law students completing their first year of studies with the opportunity to intern with the in-house legal team at our Solon, Ohio headquarters. Participants will receive hands-on experience working with the Nestlé Legal team in areas such as intellectual property, litigation, commercial contracts, employment, advertising, food law and general legal matters. In–house lawyers will provide mentoring to participants with developmental feedback to gain a better understanding of the unique role of an in-house law department at the world’s largest food company. Additionally, through our partnership with the Vorys law firm, participants will have the opportunity to work two to three weeks at Vorys’s Cleveland, OH office doing work for Vorys clients and be integrated into training programs and events. During the time with Vorys, participants will have the opportunity to work directly with associates and partners, where they will gain experience and in-sights from working at one of America’s premier law firms.
Examples of Past Projects As a legal intern at Nestlé USA, you will gain exposure to senior legal leadership and develop your professional 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 and 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 and 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 and 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. For more information about LCLD, visit 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 and develop colleagues that will contribute to our firm culture of teamwork, mutual support, and a commitment to excellence in the practice of law. In other words, 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 candidate 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 young 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 individuals completing their first year of law school.
Preferred Qualifications • 3.0 or above cumulative GPA
Additional Requirements • Willing to work for 10-12 consecutive weeks in summer of 2021 • Willing to work in Solon, Ohio for the duration of the internship
Knowledge & Skills • Strong communication, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills • Self-starter who is results-oriented and exhibits responsibility, creativity, and intellectual curiosity • Involvement in extracurricular activities, demonstrating initiative and leadership
Interested candidates should visit www.nescareers.com.
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