US Bank National Association is inviting applications from eligible candidates for the Summer Legal Associate Internship Program 2024 at various locations.

About the Internship

U.S. Bank’s Law Division is offering a unique opportunity for a law student to get practical experience in an in-house legal department of a major financial services company in the summer of 2024. The position will be in the Office of the Corporate Secretary legal team within U.S. Bank’s Law Division and will be based in either Minneapolis or Charlotte offices.

Additionally, the summer position has the potential for additional training and permanent hire post-law school graduation. This program is in its third year, and the student will also have the opportunity to collaborate and interact with attorneys in the Law Division who have previously participated in the program as well as other interns, externs, and fellows.

Roles & Responsibilities

The 10-week paid legal program is dynamic and tailored to your interests. As an intern, you’ll:

  • 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 a variety of 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 take an active role in supporting 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  • Conduct legal research and draft guidance for internal clients.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 procedures.

Basic Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Effective 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 financial services, corporate governance and/or ESG matters.


Upon successful completion of the summer legal program and your graduation from law school, you’ll be eligible to convert into Legal Services Development Program. During the 12-month development program, you’ll:

  • Continue development through tailored and intentional training to develop core competencies and legal skills.
  • Engage with leadership through mentoring opportunities.
  • Experience a variety of strategic assignments within the Office of the Corporate Secretary that will challenge you.
  • Engage in project work to help move business strategies forward.
  • Meet and present to senior leadership.
  • Upon successful completion of the program, you may be permanently placed in a role within the Office of the Corporate Secretary’s legal team.

How to Apply?

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

Work Location

  • Charlotte, NC, United States.
  • Minneapolis, MN, United States.

Click here to apply.