Legal and Contracts Intern

Gaithersburg, MD
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 23, 2017
Full Time
Are you ready to work for one of Washington's Top Workplaces? At Novavax, a clinical-stage vaccine company, we are creating tomorrow's vaccines today! We seek to attract, develop, and retain talented people who share our passion for science, medicine, and human health. We foster an environment of teamwork and collaboration, built on a culture that values and appreciates its employees. We are a fast-paced company that provides employees with opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals while also maintaining a balance between work and personal life. We are seeking a summer Intern to work with our Legal and Contracts department at Novavax. This is a great opportunity for a pre-law undergraduate student or a first year law student to get exposed to the practice of law in a small legal group of a public company. The primary responsibility of the Summer Intern will be to assist the Legal and Contracts Department with review, tracking, and repository of legal documents; review of company agreements; and special projects. The candidate may work on projects related to, but not restricted to: Entering legacy and new contracts into the department's contracts lifecycle management (CLM) system.Drafting, reviewing and negotiating confidentiality agreements and contract amendmentsIdentifying ways the department could leverage yet unused CLM system functionalitiesAssisting in tracking and monitoring the company's IP Portfolio.Assisting with the review of Confidentiality Disclosure Agreements.Assisting the Legal & Contracts Department staff with special research projects. Duration: Summer 2017 Minimum requirements: Preferably enrolled in a 3-year accredited law school; including enrollment in full-time fall semester after internship. Proficient with Microsoft Office programs. Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.Detail oriented and self-motivated.Sense of humor. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.0Job Posted by ApplicantPro