Legal Intern (year round)

Job Locations US-NC-Cary
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Are you looking for something more than just an internship? SAS is making a difference in people’s lives all around the world. SAS’ intern program gives you the opportunity to help create analytics software that turns data – about customers, operations, financials, and more – into insight. In 140 countries, our customers use SAS to battle cybercrime, speed drugs to market, streamline supply chains, boost marketing and so much more. And you can do all of this in one place – our World Headquarters in Cary, NC.


During your internship at SAS, you’ll partner with some of the brightest minds in the world on business-critical projects, and you’ll have the opportunity to be immersed in our award-winning culture, grow your social and professional network, interact with our senior leadership, and share your contributions with the entire company.


You will be assigned to the Corporate Legal Team in Legal and learn what it is like to practice law in a dynamic and time limited in-house legal department.  There you will have the chance to work on a variety of legal issues with seasoned attorney from many different fields including bankruptcy, employment, patent, procurement, contracts, copyright, and corporate affairs.  Your day may include attending an important client meeting, doing legal research designed to help provide requested advice, or working on a project to help streamline the legal ramifications of a business objective.


Candidate should be a self- starter, willing to take on tasks as given with appropriate direction, have good time management skills and be willing to take on tasks as assigned for completion in a timely manner, and have good research and writing skill.


Job Responsibilities

  • Research and writing as assigned;
  • Attendance and participation in client meetings;
  • Assistance with various projects including but not limited to a document retention system for Human Resources, assistance with a contractor review process, streamlining of immigration materials on internal web-site, assistance in researching and redrafting various policies.;
  • Litigation Discovery support as needed.


  • Applications: September 2017- February 2018
  • Interviews:     November 2017-April 2018 on a rolling basis.
  • Internship:     This is a year-round, part time internship opportunity. The ideal candidate would be able to work an average of 15-20 hours per week during the                                      academic  school year, and full time during the summer. We have a need for this internship to start as a soon as a possible.

Once you apply to this application, we will provide regular status updates to all applicants on a rolling basis. Based on your prior experiences and interests, your resume will be shared with hiring managers across SAS. This will then determine who you interview with during the selection process. During the selection and interview process, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about the team you may work on. You can view a list of example positions below. By applying to this opportunity, you understand that you may be considered for any of these positions below.



What are we looking for?

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited law school seeking a Juris Doctor Degree in a US Based school.
  • Students must not be graduating prior to the beginning of the internship, and be enrolled to return to school after the internship ends.

What type of skills do we prefer?


Motivated Self Starters willing to take on projects as assigned and return them in a timely manner.  Proficient in Microsoft Word and Lexis.



SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.


Additional Information:

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

SAS is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience.

Resumes may be considered in the order they are received.

SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


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