Posted: Saturday, March 4, 2017 7:43 AM
Apply early as this job may be filled at any time.
The Summer Internship Program provides interns an opportunity to learn more about how our efficient, safe and "green" rail network supports the global supply chain. Interns participate in group events and projects, experiencing first:hand what it is like to be a full:time BNSF employee. Operating one of the largest railroads in North America, we have countless opportunities for interns to develop their skills, create new ideas and even travel
The program begins with an extensive corporate orientation in Fort Worth, Texas. During the training period, interns receive a company overview and interact with company leaders. Following orientation, interns receive on:the:job training according to their assigned group. The summer will be spent in Fort Worth or in a field location that can be anywhere on BNSFs system. The objective of our Summer Internship Program is to find students that will join us after graduation as part of our Management Trainee Program.
Relocation assistance may be provided to interns who are moving more than 50 driving miles from their current residence.
Work Location:Fort Worth
Anticipated Start Date:
4,450 per month
Applicants will be notified via e:mail regarding potential interviews, testing and hiring events for this position. Please check your e:mail on a daily basis.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will assist BNSF in:house attorneys in providing legal support to BNSF business clients on a broad array of legal issues impacting the company's day:to:day business, including labor and employment, transactional matters, corporate governance and securities, real estate, and environmental, administrative law, antitrust, and commercial and personal injury litigation matters.
Under direction of BNSF in:house attorneys, the successful candidate will conduct legal research and analysis; prepare research memoranda; and draft legal documents, including court pleadings and discovery responses.
The successful candidate may also be requested to assist in discovery matters in coordination with staff paralegals and attorneys; participate in business meetings and teleconferences on a limited basis; assist in discovery matters in coordination with staff paralegals and attorneys; perform limited contract review and drafting; and review and analyze draft legislation under attorney supervision. This is a representative but not exhaustive listing.
Work will be performed in office environment at BNSF's headquarters in Fort Worth, TX. No travel anticipated.
:Must be high performing and have the ability to simultaneously handle multiple complex and challenging assignments with extremely short turnaround deadlines
:Must have bachelor's degree and a strong academic background
:Must be a first or second:year law studentin good standing at an accredited U.S. law school and must rank in upper 50 of class
:Must have excellent legal research, communication and writing skills, including knowledge of LexisNexis research systems and other web:based legal research tools.
:A basic understanding of and ability to use Microsoft Office suite
:Authorization to work in the US without Company sponsorship
:Relocation to Fort Worth, TX for the summer
:Valid State ID or Drivers License
:Experience in research and writing in a business setting or prior experience in the legal profession or transportation/manufacturing industry.
Candidates selected for interviews will be required to provide a resume, references, two non:confidential writing samples, and an informal law school transcript at the time of interview
BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to:
:Summer Lodging Stipend
• Location: Fort Worth
• Post ID: 48254865 fortworth