U.S. Bank is inviting applications from eligible candidates for its summer internship program in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

About U.S. Bank

U.S. Bancorp, with nearly 70,000 employees and $554 billion in assets as of December 31, 2020, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. The Minneapolis-based bank blends its relationship teams, branches, and ATM network with digital tools that allow customers to bank when, where, and how they prefer.

About the Opportunity

U.S. Bank is inviting applications from eligible candidates who are pursuing a Juris Doctoratea for its summer internship program in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Duration of the Internship

This a 10-week paid legal program.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Explore the daily activities of an in-house legal attorney at a major financial institution.
  • Get hands-on experience addressing legal questions impacting business decisions.
  • Interact with senior leaders in the U.S. on business issues with potential legal implications.
  • Get paired with a formal mentor and connect with internal U.S. Bank attorneys supporting various business and legal practice areas.
  • Participate in social and professional development activities.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys and business lines with diverse professional and personal backgrounds.
  • Work with legal teams that actively support communities where the Bank has operations and other businesses.
  • Develop business acumen.
  • Conduct legal research and draft guidance for internal clients.
  • Monitor and advise on legal, regulatory, and policy developments affecting the Bank.
  • Conduct peer company benchmarking and assist with updating processes and proc.

Basic Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Juris Doctorate, minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or B average.
  • Completion of the 2L year before the 2023 Summer Legal Program starts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Practical written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to think and work independently.
  • Open to receiving dynamic on-the-job training.
  • Interest in an in-house legal career after law school, especially in financial services, corporate governance, and ESG matters.


  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision).
  • Basic term and optional term life insurance.
  • Short-term and long-term disability.
  • Pregnancy disability and parental leave.
  • 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan.
  • Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure).
  • Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities.
  • Adoption assistance.
  • Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law.

How to Apply?

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


Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Click here to apply.