Intern-Law Clerk


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Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Whippany  






MetLife is seeking a current law student to participate in its Law Clerk Program.  The law clerk will work in MetLife’s Whippany, New Jersey office.  The clerkship will begin in May 2017, and end in August 2017. The law clerk is expected to work approximately 35-40 hours per week and will be compensated at a rate of $25 per hour.  The attorneys in the Whippany office practice in the areas of securities investments, real estate investments, and third party asset management.  Securities investments attorneys provide a broad array of services to the MetLife Investments Department, including advising on private and structured investment transactions, portfolio management, derivatives, securities lending, workouts and insurance law compliance.  Real estate investments attorneys provide services related to MetLife’s commercial real estate and agricultural investments, including supporting commercial and agricultural loan originations, commercial real estate equity acquisitions and sale transactions, real estate joint ventures, loan enforcement actions, workouts and related regulatory matters.  Third party asset management attorneys provide regulatory and structural support to MetLife’s third party asset management business, assisting with the development of new products and negotiations with investment clients.

 Timeline for interviews:  Interviews will begin in February 2017. 

 Applicant Notification:  Due to the anticipated number of applicants, only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

 Submission Instructions:  All “resumes” should begin with a cover letter in the content of the document with the resume to follow.  Please include current GPA on the resume.  A complete application will include a cover letter and resume combined into one document and uploaded to this online application website, attached to your application.





Must be enrolled in an accredited law school during the Fall 2017 semester

Able to work part time approximately 35-40 per week

Available to work from May 2017 through August 2017

Currently enrolled in an accredited law school

Specific interest in transactional law, preferably with a focus on real estate, securities and/or asset management law




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MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 40462 

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