The Kenneth G. Standard Diversity Internship Program, sponsored by the New York State Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Section, has announced two additional summer 2017 diversity internships.  The goal of this program is to increase the representation of lawyers and students from a diverse range of backgrounds in corporate legal departments, and to provide students from a diverse range of backgrounds 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. 

Remember, the application deadline is February 20, 2017.

Employer: PepsiCo, Purchase, NY:  Legal Intern: PepsiCo is a premier Consumer Products Company focused on convenient foods and beverages. PepsiCo’s tax department is committed to the Program and prepared to dedicate the time and resources necessary to promote its success. 

Eligible Candidates:

1L or 2L (member of the Class of 2018 or the Class of 2019)

-Applicants must have taken Federal Income Taxation and possess a general interest in the laws of taxation. Additional tax coursework or experience is preferred.

-Member of an under-represented group attending a participating law school and capable of fulfilling the requested work hours and responsibilities.

-Minimum GPA: 2.5

-Application deadline: February 20, 2017

-Compensation: $6,000/ten week internship

ALBANYLAW LINK, JOB ID #: 21302

                                                                                                                                                           

Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), New York, NY

Legal & Government Affairs Intern: VNSNY’s Legal & Government Affairs Office is seeking a current law student with a strong interest in healthcare, policy matters and nonprofit organizations.  The intern will work closely with the department to provide legal research, and assist in drafting contracts, memoranda, and other legal documents, and otherwise assist Legal Department attorneys in a wide array of activities. Eligible Candidates:

-2L (Class of 2018)

-Member of an under-represented group attending a participating law school and capable of fulfilling the requested work hours and responsibilities.

-Minimum GPA: 2.5

-Application deadline: February 20, 2017

-Compensation: $6,000/ten week internship

-Demonstrated ability as a creative thinker with a proven ability to work independently and to simultaneously manage several tasks. Also, strong writing, oral communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are a must.

-ALBANYLAW LINK, JOB ID #: 21274

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