Rover - Part Time Legal Intern

28 Apr 2021 11:55 AM | Elizabeth Lee (Administrator)

Rover’s global platform makes it easy for pet owners to connect with trusted pet sitters and dog walkers. We’re breaking new ground with an innovative and mission-driven product: the first-to-market online pet care marketplace. Rover.com is looking for an enthusiastic intern interested in learning about corporate law at a fast-paced technology startup. This position will provide support to the in-house legal team and will consist of paid, part-time (10-20 hrs per week) experience working under the supervision of an attorney. Start date is flexible, but mid- to late-June is preferred.

This internship involves:

      performing legal research;

      reviewing and drafting documents;

      joining meetings with business teams in need of strategic advice;

      reviewing marketing materials and product plans; and

      other ad hoc projects as assigned.

Applicants should be currently enrolled in an accredited J.D. or LL.M program and have strong research, writing, and critical thinking skills; intellectual curiosity; a sense of humor; and the willingness to provide business-minded legal advice.  Applicants should also have a passion for Rover's mission and be comfortable working in a dog-friendly work environment.  We have a preference for students in their 2L and 3L years, but highly qualified 1Ls will be considered.

Applicants should provide and send the following materials to Jocelyn Huang (Jocelyn.Huang@rover.com):

      Cover Letter (indicating your available start date)

      Resume

      Transcript from J.D. or LL.M. program (unofficial transcript is OK)

Practice Areas: Business/Corporate, Communications/Media, Compliance-Regulation, Emerging Fields/Non-traditional, General Practice, Intellectual Property (Non-Patent), International, Privacy/Data Security

Rover strongly supports diversity and inclusion in our workplace: we encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply!

Rover is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a diverse, inclusive and inventive environment with the best employees. We’re driven by seeing our people succeed and grow, and we work to ensure everyone contributes to their fullest potential.  We consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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