• Legal Intern - Law Clerk

    Northrop Grumman Mc Lean, VA 22106

    Job #1902117543


    RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available


    TRAVEL: No


    Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

    At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

    A legal internship at Northrop Grumman is unique. Sure, you'll learn new skills, explore our enterprise, network with experts, connect with thought leaders, and finish with a resume that opens doors. But you'll gain something even more valuable: pride in what you've done. Join us and launch your career. We'll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

    Northrop Grumman is seeking a Legal Intern/Law Clark for an internship opportunity. This position is located in our Corporate Sector and will be located in Falls Church VA, Dulles VA, McLean VA, Linthicum MD, El Segundo CA or San Diego, CA. This position can also be virtual/remote for summer 2022.

    The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Corporate Law Department during the internship period.

    The selected candidate will work in a fast-paced legal department, working with experienced Northrop Grumman counsel, including by participating in meetings with counsel where the candidate will debate and discuss legal issues with counsel. The candidate will join Northrop Grumman counsel in interacting with their business partners. The candidate will conduct legal research and prepare memorandum on a wide range of topics, including government contracts, litigation, investigations, employment, and international matters.

    As an intern, you'll participate in a summer internship program to develop competencies in a variety legal areas that may include:

    • Legal Research

    • Legal Writing

    • Participation in strategic decision making

    Basic Qualifications

    A candidate must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

    • Be enrolled full-time and pursuing a Juris Doctor Degree from Howard University School of Law

    • Be available to work full-time (40 hours per week) for at least 8 weeks during summer 2022.

    • Be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance if required (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

    • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.70/4.0 or higher

    • Good presentation and writing/communication skills

    • Self-motivated, willing to learn and interested in working in a team environment

    Intern Pay Range:

    $29.25 to $33.25 per hour

    At Northrop Grumman, our internship pay rates are standardized and take into account three main factors: the anticipated graduation date of the individual, the cost of labor of the geographic location, and whether the internship is considered technical or administrative.

    The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( ~~~/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

    Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit ~~~ . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    We are a pioneering company.

    With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space - our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.