Position Overview: The summer Legal Internship program at Foundation Medicine provides law students with the opportunity to gain first hand industry and legal experience working for an in-house Legal team in the Bio Tech space. The Legal Intern will have direct insight into the continued dynamic expansion of Foundation Medicine and will gain knowledge on a broad spectrum of subject matters relevant to our business. This position will include exposure to general corporate work, commercial collaborations, biopharmaceutical partnerships, healthcare and regulatory compliance, intellectual property matters, and company litigation.
Job Description: The Legal Intern is primarily responsible for providing direct support to members of the Legal Team.
Conduct legal research.
Assist with contract management.
Prepare basic contracts.
Actively participate in meetings and negotiations under the supervision of attorneys.
Assist with ad-hoc legal projects as they arise.
Qualifications (Position Skill Set):
Pursuing a J.D., currently completing 1L year.
Strong legal research and analytical skills required.
Qualifications (Communication and Teamwork):
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Thrive in a fast-pasted, innovative environment.
Ability to multi-task.
Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
Ability to deal sensitively with confidential information.
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