The Kenneth G. Standard Diversity Internship Program –
NYSBA – Corporate Counsel Section
Salesforce.com (New York, NY) has joined the Summer 2014 Kenneth G. Standard Diversity Internship Program as a Host Company! Application materials will be collected on the CSM through March 23rd:
How do I apply? On Albany Law’s Career Services Manager (CSM): click on the “Job Postings” tab. (Posted under the employer name of “Kenneth G. Standard Diversity Internship Program – New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).”
“Founded in 1999, Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing leader. Our social and mobile cloud technologies – including our flagship sales and CRM applications – help companies connect with customers, partners, and employees in entirely new ways. With more than 100,000 customers worldwide, we are proud to contribute to the success of companies of all sizes and industries, around the globe. If you’re passionate about innovation, come help revolutionize how companies collaborate and communicate with customers.”
The salesforce.com legal department, recognized as Department of the Year for “Technology” by the Recorder/ALM, is uniquely technology-driven, fast-paced, and dynamic. As a legal summer intern, you will gain incomparable insight into the legal issues affecting a leading cloud computing company. During the 8-week program, you will be an active member of the legal team and counted on to assist with both complex projects and day-to-day responsibilities. You will be tasked with actual attorney work. Projects you can expect include: participating in negotiations, collaborating with senior counsel on global strategies, evaluating critical legal issues related to contract, privacy, and corporate matters, and helping to develop and enforce the company’s intellectual property portfolios.
The Kenneth Standard Diverisity Internship Program was named after former NYSBA president Kenneth G. Standard and it focuses on identifying and supporting in-house internship opportunities for law students from a diverse range of backgrounds. The mission of the Program is to increase the representative of lawyers and students from a diverse range of backgrounds in corporate legal departments, and to provide students with an opportunity to experience in-house legal practice. The ultimate goal of the Diversity Internship Program is to create a network and forge relationships which will foster greater diversity in corporate legal departments throughout New York State. Through the program, student interns will be provided with meaningful and appropriately supervised work experience by host companies working in partnership with NYSBA Corporate Counsel Section’s Diversity Internship Committee.