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Intern - Legal

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1mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

San Jose

AI generated summary

  • Seeking a motivated and growth-oriented legal intern with strong negotiation, communication, and organizational skills, enrolled in a program through summer 2024 or later, to assist in building a foundation for a legal career while promoting integrity and ethics within a global corporate environment.
  • Supporting legal professionals by shadowing and participating in various projects, including negotiating contracts, advising on risk tolerance, managing templates, reviewing patent applications, assisting with patent litigation, and implementing new technologies within the department.

Summer Internship

LegalSan Jose


  • As a Legal Intern, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in NetApp’s culture and day-to-day operations. You will join a team that spans multiple sites and develop an understanding of what it takes to run a global corporate legal department and what in-house counsel do each day.
  • This position is within NetApp’s Legal team and will focus on the following practice areas: Contract Management and Negotiations; Legal Operations; Intellectual Property; Compliance and Employment; Government Relations; Data Privacy and Governance; Global Trade Compliance; Litigation; Corporate and Securities.
  • We invest heavily in new talent. Your energy and fresh ideas are vital to cement our position as a market leader. We’ll push you beyond your comfort zone with a belief that no idea is off-limits. At the same time, you’ll have all the resources, mentoring, and feedback you need to grow. What’s more, whatever your role, you can be yourself in a team that celebrates individuality and welcomes different perspectives.


  • Eager to learn and a strong desire to grow and expand knowledge in the corporate and in-house legal world
  • Ability to use the skills that are currently being gained in law school to build a strong foundation for a legal career
  • A passion for evangelizing integrity, ethics, and compliance.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and intellect
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to build strong relationships with clients throughout NetApp as well as legal department colleagues worldwide
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with an ability to work both independently and with colleagues as needed
  • Good legal, analytical, judgment, organizational, advocacy, and program management skills.
  • Experience:
  • Must be enrolled in an educational or professional program through summer 2024 or later.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Understanding the various teams within The Legal Department, their roles, and how they support the enterprise.
  • Shadowing in-house counsel and legal professionals while gaining exposure to and participating in various legal projects and workstreams across the team, which may include, but is not limited to:
  • Negotiating NDAs and technology contracts with opposing counsel
  • Supporting various business units and advising on risk tolerance and interpreting contract terms
  • Creating and managing templates that transactional attorneys use on a daily basis
  • Interpreting contractual issues that arise throughout the summer
  • Reviewing patent applications
  • Assisting patent litigation
  • Testing and implementing new tools and technologies within the department
  • Any other special projects that may arise


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Jose