HBCU Internship - 2023
2023 Verizon/Greenberg Traurig HBCU Pre-Law Internship Program
Verizon Communications Inc. (“Verizon”) and Greenberg Traurig LLP (“Greenberg Traurig”) are seeking two Scholars for their paid summer 2023 Verizon/Greenberg Traurig HBCU Pre-Law Internship Program. Eligible candidates must be a current Junior or Senior enrolled full-time, and in good academic standing, at one of the U.S. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Candidates must also be planning to apply to law school within one year after graduation from the HBCU they are currently attending.
What you’ll be doing . . .
This program will introduce you to the complex nature of in-house legal practice at Verizon along with access to the variety of practice areas and innovative client strategies of Greenberg Traurig, a major international law firm. During this 10-week internship program, you will begin your summer at Verizon’s corporate offices in Alpharetta, Georgia and spend your last five weeks at Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta, GA office. Right from the start, you’ll contribute to meaningful projects in Verizon’s in-house legal department and will be exposed to a variety of work assignments from different practice areas at Greenberg Traurig. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the best attorneys in the legal field. What you learn during this internship will help you grow both professionally and personally.
After the internship is successfully completed, you will have mentors who can help you navigate your legal career from the start and you’ll become part of Verizon’s Intern Alumni Network, with benefits such as exposure to top law firms and inclusion in our annual alumni events.
To apply, candidates should submit a resume and cover letter, and have an official transcript and current class schedule sent by your undergraduate institution(s). In the cover letter, applicants should describe their commitment to diversity (including but not limited to diversity in the context of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation and identity, religion and disability), and in particular, describe how participation in the Verizon/Greenberg Traurig HBCU Pre-Law Internship Program will enhance their education about, and pursuit of, a career in law. Cover letters should be no more than 500 words. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, January 31, 2023.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $133.6 billion in 2021. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2500 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021 and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, and NLJ 250. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program certifies that the firm’s U.S. offices are 100% powered by renewable energy. The firm is often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: www.gtlaw.com
Verizon and Greenberg Traurig are equal opportunity employers.
Greenberg Traurig is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Greenberg Traurig are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases.
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