1+ months

Professional Support Intern

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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Are you a currently a rising Junior or Senior seeking a 2023 summer internship with a premier global law firm? If you are interested in learning new skills, participating in interesting projects, and seeking an opportunity to gain insight into Big Law working alongside smart, savvy forward-thinkers, this summer program could be the perfect fit. Our 10-week paid internship program will provide you with the opportunity to gain law firm experience and build your network by working with some of the best lawyers and staff in the legal profession. The program provides students who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and community involvement with the opportunity to see, experience, and benefit from working with talented legal and business colleagues. 

Who is Orrick? We are a leading global law firm with a focus of providing services to companies in technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration. For the seventh consecutive year, and ranked #13 in 2022, Fortune has named Orrick to its list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. We provide excellent service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most talented individuals at every level. We champion a culture that is committed to excellence, but is also fun, inclusive and real.

Orrick is committed to its diversity, equity and inclusion initiative. Inclusiveness is a core value that shapes the way the firm is run. It’s part of a daily conversation about investing in talent, staffing teams and measuring success.

Responsibilities – In our hybrid work model, you will be working in one of Orrick's U.S. offices with our professional support departments such as Finance, Innovation, Lawyer Development, Marketing, Research, etc.  Each practice group or department is unique but most teams are working in the office around 2-3 days a week, as business needs allow and at the discretion of the team.

  • After completing a full week of training, you will begin working directly with your teams on projects and assignments that are used every day by our attorneys and leadership to make Orrick successful. 
  • You will participate in organized events and work with an assigned attorney mentor during feedback and shadowing sessions.
  • You will look for ways to streamline processes and procedures, identify new and expanded uses for existing technologies and contribute to our environment of innovation.
  • In addition, you will, attend department meetings and set up informational conversations to gain added insights in and out of the assigned department(s).
  • Additional opportunities including optional training and social events will be available throughout your internship. 
  • Must currently be enrolled in an accredited 4-year undergraduate program and be either a 2023 junior or senior to apply
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be considered
  • Possess an enthusiastic approach to client service, and strong organization/time management skills
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Strong verbal and communications skills
  • Familiarity with the MS suite, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Flexibility working with various teams
  • Research and proofreading ability
  • Ability to take direction and multi-task
  • Ability to work in a flexible and collaborative environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

If you are looking for a chance to get exposure to Big Law, possibly considering Law School in the future, you have grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you.  

Orrick is committed to providing a comprehensive, thoughtful total compensation package to our attorneys and staff, wherever they work.

The amount of pay offered will be determined by a number of factors, including but not limited to qualifications, relevant experience, primary work location, market data, and internal equity.  Other compensation may include an annual discretionary merit bonus, which would be determined by Firm and individual performance.  

This is a short-term, temporary position.   Our temporary team members are eligible for paid sick leave where required by location.  

Please use the following link to access information in compliance with wage transparency requirements in applicable locations: https://www.orrick.com/en/Careers/113MO

How to Apply: To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Paralegal and Professional Staff listing at www.orrick.com/en/Careers.  Please submit a school transcript (official or unofficial)

No phone calls please. 

What you need to know:  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case-by-case basis).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.



Posted: 2023-03-03 Expires: 2023-06-22

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