Intern Legal

  • Company: Owens Corning
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
  • Posted: February 06, 2017
  • Reference ID: 3940258
Location: Toledo, Ohio - United States
Legal Intern
Location: Toledo, OH - United States
Legal Intern
At Owens Corning, interns are treated like full-time employees-you will take on a great deal of responsibility and do impactful work all while engaging in a dynamic learning experience. Interns work side by side with Owens Corning employees as team members, and they are surrounded by an environment of support and continuous learning. As an intern at Owens Corning you make a difference to our business and your career!
Purpose of the Job:
Owens Corning is seeking a Legal intern to work closely with the attorneys, paralegals and staff members in our Law Department and to assist on a variety of projects. In order to be considered, you must have successfully completed at least one year of law school. We believe that this will be a tremendous opportunity for the successful candidate to learn and grow professionally while experiencing what it is like to work "in-house."

This paid internship will take place over the summer and require 40 hours per week.
Job Responsibilities:
Support the attorneys, paralegals and staff members in Owens Corning's Law Department on a variety of projects and matters potentially including:
  • Legal research and writing
  • Compose routine written correspondence, documents, etc. as requested
  • Support of:
    • Merger & Acquisition matters
    • Commercial related matters
    • Litigation matters
    • Employee related matters
    • Environmental matters
    • General Corporate matters
    • Intellectual Property matters
    • Sourcing and Real Estate matters
  • Client contact and interaction
  • Assist paralegals in project assignments
  • Communication with outside attorneys, clients and vendors
  • Any other matters that the Law Department may handle
Selection Criteria:
  • The ability to handle sensitive information in a highly confidential manner
  • Excellent research, writing, and communication skills
  • Highly motivated with strong interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently and in a group
  • Entrepreneurial and business savvy
  • Common sense, creativity and the ability to think logically
  • Good sense of humor is a plus
Education: Candidates must have completed at least one year of law school prior to summer 2017. A 3.0 overall or greater GPA desired.
Internship Benefits:
  • Exposure to world class Legal team
  • Real work experience with challenging and meaningful assignments
  • Networking opportunities and significant exposure to senior leadership
  • Formal and informal personal and professional development activities
  • Career exploration
  • Project-specific training
  • Accountability for work
  • Competitive compensation
  • Community service project and community involvement
  • Social events to create a larger group of peers and relationships
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company's market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2015 sales of $5.4 billion and employs about 16,000 people in 25 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 62 consecutive years. For more information, please visit .A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we'll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.
Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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