Workday in Pleasanton, California is inviting applications from eligible candidates for a hybrid legal internship opportunity.

About Workday

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, helping customers adapt and thrive in a changing world. Workday applications for financial management, human resources, planning, spend management, and analytics are built with artificial intelligence and machine learning at the core to help organizations around the world embrace the future of work.

Workday is used by more than 10,000 organizations around the world and across industries from medium-sized businesses to more than 50% of the Fortune 500.

About the Internship

Workday is seeking highly motivated Interns and Fellows, rising second-year and part-time law students entering their final year, to join its Legal, Compliance, and Corporate Affairs team (“LCCA”) in an exciting new in-house legal pipeline program that offers an exciting direct track from law school to an in-house legal career in the technology industry. They highly value diversity and strongly encourage traditionally under-represented law students to apply for the hybrid legal internship opportunity.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist in-house attorneys with legal matters in various areas including commercial and technology transactions, intellectual property, corporate governance, strategic alliances, privacy, cybersecurity, litigation and dispute resolution, and employment law.
  • Assist with contract processing (generating contracts from templates, reviewing and responding to requested edits, and preparing documents for signature).
  • Interpret and summarize terms and conditions of existing contracts.
  • Assist in-house attorneys in advising product, marketing, and engineering teams on legal issues related to new and existing product development and technology innovations.
  • Conduct legal research, analyze business impact and legal risk, and prepare memoranda.
  • Become acquainted with legal department business processes and highlight opportunities for automation and process improvement.

Required Qualifications

  • The candidate should currently be enrolled as a rising 2L or part-time J.D. candidate entering his/her final year of law school at an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Must be in good academic standing, maintain student status throughout the duration of the internship, and plan to return for the 18-month rotational fellowship (see below) upon graduation from law school.
  • Available for 12 weeks during Summer 2024 and willing to be based in Pleasanton, CA during this period.
  • Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced, high-output, team-oriented environment.
  • Supports business needs with strategic focus, critical thinking, and problem-solving approach.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to summarize and present key takeaways for management.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent analytical ability and legal drafting skills.
  • A strong teammate who can build internal and external relationships and collaborate regularly with cross-functional networks.
  • Ability to research and learn new concepts and legal issues quickly.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply through the link provided at the end of this post.


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