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Intern, Legal

🚀 Summer Internship

San Rafael

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  • Seeking a first-year JD law student with an interest in Corporate and Commercial Operations law within the pharmaceutical industry, with strong writing, research, analytical, and communication skills, able to work full-time and on-site in San Rafael, CA.
  • The Legal Intern at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. will support various cross-functional legal teams in handling Corporate and Commercial transactions, providing assistance with contract review, legal research, drafting memoranda, and other departmental projects on a daily basis.

Summer Internship

LegalSan Rafael


  • The BioMarin Summer Internship Program will enable students to gain valuable experience and knowledge of the processes and systems within BioMarin, while gaining an insight into the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.  


  • Preferred skills:
  • Interest in learning about Corporate and Commercial Operations law, including contract drafting and negotiation, within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Excellent writing and research skills (writing sample required).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and time-management skills.
  • Attention to detail; sense of humor; ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong ability to follow through with tasks.
  • Proficiency with standard office technology and software, e.g., MS Office Suite, Outlook, Excel.
  • Qualifications/Eligibility:
  • BA./B.S. required.
  • Currently pursuing a JD degree as a first-year law student (1L) currently enrolled in an ABA accredited law school (second year law student will be considered).
  • Student must be returning to school in the Fall Term
  • Must be available to work full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without VISA sponsorship
  • Able to work on-site at the San Rafael, CA location two days per week.
  • Work schedule: 40 hours per week

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • The successful applicant will provide support to the U.S. Legal team, which is part of the larger Global Legal department. BioMarin’s Legal team works in close coordination with colleagues from various business functions to support a variety of Corporate and Commercial transactions and matters.
  • The intern will have an opportunity to support several cross-functional Corporate and Commercial legal teams including, but not limited to, Commercial, Corporate Governance & Securities, Clinical, Technical Operations, Regulatory, and Employment. The intern will assist the Legal team with day-to-day activities, including contract review and drafting, legal research, drafting memoranda, presenting findings, and other departmental projects.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Rafael