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Internship - Paralegal

  • GE Corporate
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/20/2017 1:50:14 PM
  • 2910005
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Business Segment: Corporate Global Law & Policy
Location(s): United States; Connecticut; Norwalk


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
This 1 year internship will support the GE Corporate Legal - Investigations COE which is headquartered in Norwalk, CT. The intern will provide paralegal support to lawyers and investigators with respect to global investigations, including assisting with research, documentation, file management, billing, data analysis, reporting and other program support.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Paralegal Intern will work with the investigations Center of Excellence (COE) and Paralegals on a variety of assignments; typical assignments include:
  • Conducting research and data compilations for lawyers and investigators
  • Organizing documents and case files
  • Working with external counsel regarding case management needs
  • Handling document retention / document collection / document production processes for lawyers (in coordination with discovery experts)
  • Maintaining, updating and developing internal databases and IT tools to support needs of lawyers and investigators in global investigations
  • Assist in drafting legal and other documents and correspondence
  • Handling billing and vendor selection processes as requested
  • Assisting with other programmatic support, including training, conferences, data analytics and administrative tasks
  • Spearheading special projects as needed/requested


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university (pre-Law degree or course work preferred)
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), and interest in learning other computer applications


Desired Characteristics:
  • 3.5+ GPA preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively and concisely, working with executive level colleagues
  • Strong familiarity with Web-based resources to locate statutes, regulations and case law
  • Strong familiarity with Internet-based fact and media research
  • Proven organizational and analytical skills with extraordinary attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills including editing and proofreading
  • Self-starter and proactive problem solver
  • Team player; experience working in a fast-paced environment


Locations: United States; Connecticut; Norwalk

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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