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Job Title: Law Student Internship - Summer 2018
Company Name: MacArthur Foundation
Location: Chicago, IL United States
Position Type: Internship
Post Date: 01/11/2018
Expire Date: 02/01/2018
Job Categories: Education and Library, Government and Policy, Legal, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Law Student Internship - Summer 2018
General Summary:

The Office of the General Counsel of the MacArthur Foundation currently consists of a nine-person team that includes the Foundation’s Vice President and General Counsel and three Associate General Counsel. The Office of the General Counsel is seeking to provide an in-house internship opportunity to a student currently in law school who has completed at least one year, preferably two years, of law school. The intern will assist the Office of the General Counsel on matters relating to the work of the Office, including state and federal tax-exempt law, general corporate law, intellectual property law, anti-terrorist laws, international law and regulatory issues. The intern will gain skills and experience in legal research, drafting memoranda and Foundation policies, grant agreements and other documents, reviewing contracts, and interfacing with Foundation staff. Additionally, the intern will gain an understanding of the philanthropic sector and organizations working in different countries around the world supported by the Foundation’s national and international grantmaking programs.
Qualifications & Requirements
Application Process

Applicants for this internship position must have completed at least a year of law school, and preferably two years, at an accredited law school and be in good academic standing. It would be preferred for the student to have completed a course in tax-exempt organization law. As a requirement, students "must be returning back to school" to be eligible.

The deadline for the submission of applications for the Legal internship will be accepted through February 1, 2018.

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Company Name: MacArthur Foundation
Website:https://newton.newtonsoftware.com/career/JobIntroduction.action?clientId=8ad8dbd13c0b6151013c1c85827e42fd&id=8a78879e606d0190016070f3dd9e2afb&source=
Company Description:
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. MacArthur is placing a few big bets that truly significant progress is possible on some of the world’s most pressing social challenges, including over-incarceration, global climate change, nuclear risk, and significantly increasing financial capital for the social sector. In addition to the MacArthur Fellows Program, the Foundation continues its historic commitments to the role of journalism in a responsible and responsive democracy, as well as the strength and vitality of our headquarters city, Chicago. MacArthur is one of the nation's largest independent foundations. Organizations supported by the Foundation work in about 50 countries. In addition to Chicago, MacArthur has offices in India, Mexico, and Nigeria.
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