Who we are
At Justworks, youll enjoy a welcoming & casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, & the ability to interact with & learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard & care about our most prized asset - our people.
Were helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. Were data driven & never stop iterating. If youd like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful & having fun while doing it, wed love to hear from you.
Justworks is seeking a Legal Intern to join our dynamic team for Summer 2020 in NYC. As a Legal Intern, you should have a strong desire to learn & contribute to the larger team goals. This job requires someone who is detail-oriented & has excellent communication skills.
This position is perfect for someone who really wants to see what in-house counsel do behind the scenes at a fast-growing company. Under the supervision of department attorneys, you will receive a variety of work assignments in multiple practice areas, which may include: employment, privacy, marketing, litigation, intellectual property, & more. As a Legal Intern, you also will have the chance to attend fun social events with fellow interns.
What you'll do
- Partner with the Legal team & interact with internal stakeholders on multiple projects
- Perform & summarize occasional legal research
- Assist the Legal team with drafting, negotiation or inquiries from internal & external parties
- Learn about corporate compliance best practices
- Learn first-hand about Justworks business operations
Who you are
- Good standing as a first-year law student at an ABA accredited U.S. law school
- Demonstrated academic excellence & leadership ability
- Interest in tech sector and/or have some interest or experience in the PEO, payroll, benefits, and/or privacy areas
- Ability to prioritize & manage time effectively
- Attention to detail & willingness to get in the weeds of support to resolve issues
- Enjoys entrepreneurial environments & wants to help build something meaningful
Visa sponsorship for this role is currently not available.
Diversity at Justworks
Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, & life experience is the norm & is celebrated authentically & respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people & our product drives creativity & innovation, entrepreneurial leadership & integrity, competitiveness & collaboration throughout our business & in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, & our product accessible to all of our customers.
Were proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.