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Legal Juris Doctorate Internship

Beaverton, OR, USA


About the Role

Job description

Our highly competitive legal internship program offers current law school students the rare opportunity to gain real world experience in all areas of the law within NIKE’s global Legal department based at our World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Our expert legal practice groups function in particular areas of the law, including brand communications, corporate governance and securities, brand protection, intellectual property, sports marketing, business transactions, employment/immigration, real estate, and litigation. As an intern you will assist NIKE in-house lawyers and legal teams on a wide range of complex legal issues. You will gain hands-on experience in the structuring, drafting and implementing of business transactions, to help us advance and guide NIKE’s business through superior, innovative and offense-minded legal counsel. You will participate in the broader NIKE, Inc. internship program, which enable networking opportunities and broader exposure to other aspects of NIKE as a company.


Law student, 1L, from ABA accredited top law school

Excellent oral communication and writing skills

Proven ability to multi-task and balance multiple priorities under tight timelines

Entrepreneurial; eager to learn, team player, comfortable seeking out assignments

Demonstrated leadership, business experience, or other unique qualifications or skills may also be considered

Passion for sport and NIKE Brand


About the Company

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Like any winning team, NIKE’s Legal department depends on a diverse set of skills to operate at peak performance. Those skills span many fields across the Legal function, enabling our business to deliver exceptional experiences and services at NIKE locations around the world.

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