Law Clerk (Summer 2019) - Corporate Home Office

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Date: Mar 1, 2019

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 78923     

Kiewit’s Legal Department is searching for a talented candidate to join its team as a Law Clerk, as part of a summer internship. As a Law Clerk reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, you will serve as a valued member of Kiewit's legal team, providing ongoing support for a wide array of external and internal legal issues that will help Kiewit deliver strong business results.  If you are currently enrolled in law school with high attention to detail and time management skills to consistently meet deadlines...look no further. 

At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative.  We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too.  

Location 
This position is based out of our Kiewit Plaza at Kiewit Plaza 3555 Farnam St. Omaha, NE 68131.  This is a corporate office in a professional office setting.

Responsibilities 
-    Performs legal research utilizing both written and electronic sources. 
-    Assists attorneys in brief and opinion writing. Prepares draft memos. 
-    Gathers and compiles facts and relevant information. 
-    Assists attorneys in preparing for meetings, training sessions and other matters.
-    Other legal-related matters, as assigned.

Qualifications 
-    Currently enrolled in law school.
-    Minimum 1 year of law school complete prior to start date of internship, with two years of law school complete prior to start date of internship highly preferred.
-    Strong legal research and writing skills, including verbal communication skills. 
-    Attention to detail and ability to work with a high degree of accuracy.
-    Excellent organization and time management skills; ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.
-    Working knowledge of computers and experience in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
-    Highly motivated and self-directed; initiative and willingness to learn.
-    Ability to apply discretion and maintain confidentiality. 
-    Ability to work 30-40 hours a week over the summer.
-    Willingness and flexibility to travel, as needed.
-    Knowledge of construction and/or engineering industries preferred.
-    Previous internship experience preferred.

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built in to every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record
•    Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development
•    Internships are a great opportunity to explore many different specialty construction and engineering areas within Kiewit and get important hands-on experience
•    Our interns have meaningful relations to the industry's top talent for guidance, and have significant responsibilities in real world areas of the Kiewit organization
•    Our long-standing internship program has launched many Kiewit careers, including our Chairman and CEO’s

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Clerical, Engineer, Intern, Summer Internship, Wastewater, Administrative, Engineering, Entry Level

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