Job Specifications

  • LocationNew York,New York
  • Published2 months ago, 2021-02-02T03:00:24Z
  • 2021-02-05Full Time

Legal Internship

S&P Global Corporate Legal Department

The Role: Legal Intern.

The Location: Virtual - NY & VA

The Team: Working with Corporate Legal and Business Division attorneys, outside counsel and business partners. We partner with the business to mitigate risk by providing practical advice and support in alignment with enterprise goals and strategic initiatives.

The Impact: We are seeking a passionate and career-minded law student to broaden our pipeline of talent and cultivate future leaders. This is a great opportunity to join a truly diverse legal team and advise S&P Global on a wide range of legal issues it is facing. You will be joining a highly collegiate and motivated legal team and will provide invaluable support to S&P Global's businesses.

What's in it for you:
  • Early experience of the in-house attorney role.
  • Work on key legal issues facing a global business in the world today.
  • Exposure to different practice areas including litigation, corporate secretarial, privacy & data protection, mergers & acquisitions, employment and labor issues, data licensing, commercial agreements, intellectual property issues, and legal operations.
  • Opportunity to establish a network and relationship with attorneys and other business contacts at S&P Global which will last beyond the term of the internship.
  • participate in contract drafting, review and negotiations.
  • develop and enhance legal research and writing skills (with an emphasis on intellectual property and technology related issues).
  • assist with corporate filings.
  • assist with managing litigation.
  • participate in due diligence exercises.
  • assist with any other legal matters handled by the S&P Global Corporate Legal Department/Business Division Legal Departments. When appropriate, Interns will be asked to attend meetings with various legal and business stakeholders.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Permanent work authorization for the United States is required.
  • Enrolled in a Juris Doctor program with a strong record of high academic achievement.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to work remotely in a virtual environment.
  • Intellectual curiosity and detail oriented.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent research, writing and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to influence constituencies.
  • The ability to work in a deal-driven, collaborative work environment is required.
  • Experience with intellectual property or technology agreements is a plus.
S&P Global Corporate

At S&P Global, we don't give you intelligence-we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We're the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. For more information, visit

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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Job ID: 258159
Posted On: 2021-01-09
Location: Virtual, New York, United States


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