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2018 Summer Intern – Legal Summer Associate in BENTONVILLE, AR | Walmart Careers

2018 Summer Intern – Legal Summer Associate

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Legal
  • Employment Type Internship
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 926322BR

What you'll do at

The Opportunity
Embark on your legal career as summer associate with Walmart. At Walmart Legal, our mission is to be the highest performing, most trusted and respected global in-house legal department by consistently delivering excellent legal services through a diverse, inclusive, collaborative, problem-solving team that supports the strategic goals of Walmart with integrity every day, in every way. A legal department that is as diverse as the millions of customers who shop in our stores and clubs every day is the foundation for business excellence. We are searching for two exceptional students who are excited to jump start their career as a Walmart Legal Summer Associate and explore their potential to become a permanent associate with Walmart.

The Internship
You will experience culture-in-action by working with Sam’s Club and Walmart Legal attorneys and participating in the Walmart Annual Shareholders’ Meeting and other events with Walmart associates from around the world. You will also benefit from leadership development, professional mentorship and technical legal training. During the fast-paced 10-week internship, legal summer associates will be exposed to Walmart corporate culture and core competencies to thrive in the legal profession. Legal summer associates will be exposed to key areas of the law such as corporate, litigation/e-discovery, commercial transactions and pro bono and will include experiences such as:

• Client meetings, research projects, and review of legal documents
• Discussions with sponsoring attorneys about issue identification and risk mitigation
• Formal discussions about the role in-house counsel versus outside counsel, client relationship development and management
• Discrete, targeted assignments related to practice area

Minimum Qualifications

Second year students currently enrolled and in good standing at U.S. accredited law schools with a J.D. GPA of 2.75 or higher and an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher are invited to .

Legal summer associates will exhibit superior communication skills, emotional intelligence and professionalism. The retail industry is in an unprecedented phase of growth and change and top candidates will be curious, innovative and agile. Business backgrounds, management experience and/or corporate/legal work experience will be valuable.

*Cover letter and resume with GPA required upon ing; writing sample and references upon request.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Hello, NW Arkansas

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