Legal Intern
Sallie Mae - Newark, DE

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Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM) is the nation's No. 1 financial services company specializing in education. Whether college is a long way off or just around the corner, Sallie Mae turns education dreams into reality for its 25 million customers. With products and services that include college savings programs, scholarship search tools, education loans, tuition insurance, and online banking, Sallie Mae offers solutions that help families save, plan, and pay for college. Sallie Mae also provides financial services to hundreds of college campuses as well as to federal and state governments. Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.

The Legal Intern will provide support to attorneys in drafting, reviewing and managing contracts and other necessary documents, providing legal research and working on other corporate related projects and transactions.

1. Special Projects 40%
A. Handles document production and legal support for a wide variety of large projects that occur within the legal department. These include document production and management of investigations and due diligence requests from various parties. A high degree of independence and judgement is required as there is less attorney involvement.

2. Research 40%
A. Perform legal and factual research
B. Perform records research
C. Research and identify relevant judicial decisions, statutes, legal articles, codes and other pertinent material
D. Organize and analyze information
E. Cross-check and validate information

3. Legal department operations 20%
A. Assisting attorney in his day to day work, including drafting, reviewing and managing contracts and other necessary documents, providing legal research and working on other corporate related projects and transactions.

MUST HAVE:
* Bachelors Degree
* Proficiency with Excel, Word & PowerPoint.
* Previous experience working in a Corporate Setting.
* L1 Law Student

Sallie Mae is a federal government contractor. Should this position support a government contract, now or in the future, the successful candidate will be subject to a background check conducted by the U.S. Government to determine eligibility and suitability for federal contract employment for public trust or sensitive positions.

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Sallie Mae, founded 28 years ago, provides funds for educational loans, primarily federally guaranteed student loans originated under the...