GE Transportation Diversity and Inclusion Legal Fellowship

Recruiter
General Electric
Location
Fairfield
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 15, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Legal
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
**Job Number**



**Business**

GE Transportation

**Business Segment**

GET Transportation

**About Us**

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE 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.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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.

**Posted Position Title**

GE Transportation Diversity and Inclusion Legal Fellowship

**Career Level**

Co-op/Intern

**Function**

Legal

**Function Segment**

Administration and Support

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

**Postal Code**

60601-3206

**Relocation Assistance**

No

**Role Summary/Purpose**

The Diversity & Inclusion Legal Fellowship is a twelve month, full-time work assignment. During the fellowship, fellow will have exposure to several areas of practice depending on the needs of the GE Transportation legal team during that period. It is likely that the fellow will have the opportunity to work on various international legal matters, in addition to matters involving US law.

**Essential Responsibilities**

In this legal fellowship role, the fellow's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following; -Responsible for reviewing, updating Powers of Attorney; Non-Disclosure Agreements; leases, first level review of agreements -Research and collect data -Review legislative trends including updating advice obtained from external counsel and communicate these to the legal team and implement early warning system -Update manual and digital repositories with latest materials -Promote frequent use of repositories to ensure user awareness of key information and documents. -Schedule, coordinate and/or attend legal meetings, trainings and events -Support the legal team in process improvement initiatives, in line with current business challenges -Undertake and arrange training on the materials prepared for the benefit of the business and perform other ad-hoc activities as required

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Law degree and in good in standing with state bar -GPA greater than or equal 3.0/4.0 overall

**Additional Eligibility Qualifications**

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

**Desired Characteristics**

-Ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and work to meet deadlines -Ability to work in a fast paced challenging environment -Demonstrated team player; confident self starter who has demonstrated drive -Clear, concise and articulate communication skills - verbal, written and listening -Able to take on ad-hoc assignments and work flexible hours as required -Ability to handle business sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity. -Good organizational and efficiency skills -Experience working within a very busy environment where deadlines are clearly defined and must be met -Ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations -Demonstrated leadership ability -High performer with a passion to achieve positive business results -Curiosity and desire to learn and expand skill set -Flexible, adaptable, and open to change -Strong attention to detail ensuring timely follow-up and closure. 86670fb737e8463d89fe6e0a64a76e51