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Summer 2024 Internship- Phoenix, AZ- Legal

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title:Summer 2024 Internship- Phoenix, AZ- LegalLocation:CityScapeWhat you'll do:Launch your career with Western Alliance Bank in our Summer Internship Program! You'll gain real-life experience and explore what it's like to work as part of an organization that exemplifies people, performance, and possibilities.As an intern, you'll work on challenging projects in your specific area of study and receive support from a mentor. Our interns work alongside world-class professionals in a fast-paced, professional setting, giving you an opportunity to make an impact and apply the knowledge and skills you've learned through your education. Western Alliance is again the #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the new S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020 and ranks high on the Forbes "Best Banks in America" list year after year. In this paid internship, you'll be empowered to work on challenging and complex issues in a collaborative environment with other talented interns. Over the 10-week program, you'll participate in business projects, mentoring, leadership development training and team-building activities designed to set you up for professional success. The summer Internship program runs June through August, with flexible dates available, based on school schedules. Interns who perform well and demonstrate a commitment to our values of integrity, creativity, teamwork, passion, and excellence may be extended employment opportunities with Western Alliance Bank.The legal intern will have an opportunity to work alongside in-house attorneys and paralegals on legal matters gaining firsthand in-house legal department experience. Roles and responsibilities of a legal intern include, but are not limited to:* Collaborating with in-house attorneys, paralegals, and outside counsel on compliance issues, regulations and industry standards with a focus on banking, finance, corporate, employment, and other related matters.* Assisting with ad-hoc projects by researching legal issues and regulatory developments, and preparing summaries of research.* Researching and interpreting laws, regulations, decisions, documents, opinions, briefs, or other information related to cases.* Analyzing legal issues and applying appropriate legal principles to determine applicable defenses, relevant arguments, and legal strategy.* Drafting and revising a variety of legal documents such as memos, legal correspondence, and organizational documents.* Preparing legal memoranda or statements of issues involved in legal matters, including appropriate suggestions or recommendations.As an intern, you will be assigned a mentor and real projects that will benefit the bank and provide real-world experience in your specific area of study. Our Interns will work alongside world-class professionals in a fast-paced, professional setting which provides invaluable experiences to apply the knowledge and skills learned through your education.What we are looking for: You may be a fit for the program if you meet certain eligibility requirements, including:

  • Candidate must be currently attending an accredited law school.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.
  • Be highly motivated and a self-starter with high standards of performance and expectations for themselves and their team.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented & possess outstanding follow-through skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Strong legal research and analytical thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong technical skills/Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Adobe experience preferred.Benefits you'll love:We offer all the important things you'd want - like competitive salaries, an ownership stake in the company, medical and dental insurance, time off, a great 401k matching program, tuition assistance program, an employee volunteer program, and a wellness program. In addition, you'll have the opportunity to bolster your business knowledge, learning the ins and outs of how successful companies operate and manage their finances, giving you invaluable hands-on experience to help grow your career!About the company:Western Alliance Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Alliance Bancorporation. Alliance Bank of Arizona, Alliance Association Bank, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank, and Torrey Pines Bank are divisions of Western Alliance Bank; Member FDIC. AmeriHome Mortgage is a Western Alliance Bank company.Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to equal employment and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, color, religion, age, nation origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetic information. Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process and/or need an alternative method of applying, please email or call 602-386-2488. When contacting us, please provide your contact information and state the nature of your accessibility issue. We will only respond to inquiries concerning requests that involve a reasonable accommodation in the application process.-- Western Alliance Bancorporation

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