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Law Clerk Intern - Summer 2023


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 167560 

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: DHO Legal Build Work 

Department: Legal 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

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 matters 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.  


District Overview

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 are 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 will not find just anywhere. We are always pushing new limits. You can too.


This position is based out of our Kiewit Corporate Headquarters office, in downtown Omaha.  This is a corporate office in a professional office setting. 


  • Performs legal research utilizing both written and electronic sources
  • Assists attorneys in brief and opinion writing; prepares memoranda
  • Gathers and compiles facts and relevant information 
  • Assists attorneys in preparing for meetings, training sessions, and other matters
  • Other legal-related matters, as assigned


  • Currently enrolled in law school
  • At least 1 (preferably 2) years of law school complete prior to start date of internship or considerable related professional experience 
  • 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 Outlook, 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

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are 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.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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