Legal

Enhance your legal studies with an internship that gives you real-world experience and an opportunity to make a difference in helping patients prevail over serious diseases.

Legal
Fast Facts  
Degree Required Must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program
Program Length 10 weeks in the summer
Program Requirements                                                                                                                                                                                                    We are seeking qualified law students with diverse backgrounds who are interested in obtaining a unique experience within a world-class corporate law environment. A biology or chemistry background is strongly preferred for any candidates interested in patent law. Click here for application instructions.
Application Instructions Students interested in applying for this corporate law department internship must forward their applications to elliott.korsen@bms.com by January 7, 2019. Applications submitted after this date, or formatted incorrectly, will not be considered. To be formatted correctly, each application must be submitted in a single PDF document with the applicant’s name as the title of the file (i.e., John Doe.pdf), and include in the following order:
  • Application cover sheet
  • A cover letter from the student indicating:
  • Why the student is an excellent candidate for the program and specifically how the student would contribute to the program.
  • A statement of why diversity and inclusion is important to the student.
  • A current resume
  • A legal writing sample (no more than 3 pages)
Students selected for interviews may be asked to submit their law school transcript. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview in early 2019 with an anticipated internship start date in late May 2019. Interviewees may be asked to provide references as part of the interview process.

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This is only intended to be a summary of program requirements. For full job details and requirements, please see our job postings.

"My summer internship provided me with substantive legal experience, while building my professional network. I was given interesting assignments that furthered my understanding of important issues pertinent to R&D in the company. The summer program involves a number of excellent training, networking events, information sessions, and skill building workshops. "

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