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Posting Date :
4-13-2018
Primary Location :
Atlanta Area, GA US
Work Address :
303 Peachtree Street
Job ID :
W451624
Schedule :
Part-time
:
Legal-Intern-(Atlanta)
Job Description :
Job Description

 

SUNTRUST LEGAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
 
Company Description: SunTrust Banks, Inc. is a purpose-driven company dedicated to Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being for the people, businesses, and communities it serves. Headquartered in Atlanta, the Company has two business segments: Consumer and Wholesale. Its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states, along with 24-hour digital access. Certain business lines serve consumer, commercial, corporate, and institutional clients nationally. As of December 31, 2017, SunTrust had total assets of $206 billion and total deposits of $160 billion. The Company provides deposit, credit, trust, investment, mortgage, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. SunTrust leads onUp, a national movement inspiring Americans to build financial confidence.
Leveraging the SunTrust guiding principles, the SunTrust Legal Team serves as a trusted advisor and thought leader addressing the evolving needs of our SunTrust clients and their customers to Light the Way to Financial Well-Being with tailored, business-minded legal solutions, delivered by one team, with efficiency and excellence in execution.
 
Summary of Position:  The SunTrust Legal Internship Program seeks to provide legal support to in-house counsel and introduce high caliber talent to the legal needs of a large and growing financial institution.  Interns will be responsible for conducting legal research, handling special projects, and providing other legal support as assigned by members of the SunTrust Legal Department, which may include entry-level transactional, regulatory compliance, corporate, litigation and administrative support services. Interns will work on both individual and team projects with others in the SunTrust Legal team.  Interns will also have the opportunity to shadow Legal teammates in client meetings and receive professional development/networking opportunities.
 
Program Description:
  • Eight-week program for First Year Law Students (1L)
  • June 4, 2018 – July 27, 2018
  • 40 hours per week at $20.00/hour

Qualifications
Candidate Qualifications:
  • Required:
    • First Year (1L) law student
    • Minimum 3.3 GPA and/or top 25% of class
    • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
    • Superb organizational skills, attention to detail
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, Outlook)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Must complete a successful background check
  • Preferred:
    • Prior banking or regulatory experience
    • Prior office experience

Required Documentation:

  • Resume
  • First Semester Law School Transcript (copy of a certified copy is acceptable)
  • Letter of interest
  • Writing Sample


Equal Opportunity Employer: SunTrust supports a diverse workforce and is a Drug Testing and Equal Opportunity Employer. SunTrust does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national originTo review the EEO Poster, copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf
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