Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and innovative Co-Op candidate to join our Legal and Governmental Affairs and Policy Department located at our Ridgefield, Connecticut facility. As a Co-Op, you will be working alongside a team of dedicated legal and related business professionals (attorneys, paralegals, patent professionals, information governance professionals).
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies’ success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim’s high regard for our employees
Duties & Responsibilities:
The primary focus will be to assist the legal department members on project jointly overseen by experienced legal professionals and related to the needs of the department. The Co-Op candidate will also gain cross functional exposure through collaboration with various departments at BI. They will have the opportunity to meet and interact with seasoned professionals with varying backgrounds and expertise as well as gain exposure to Boehringer Ingelheim’ s products, businesses, and culture. Projects, under the supervision of attorneys, will include the areas of business law (advertising and promotion), intellectual property (patents and licensing), litigation, employment, corporate governance and tax.
Must be a law student in good academic standing from an accredited college school or Law school
Must have completed 12 credit hours within a related major and/or other related coursework.
Overall, cumulative GPA (from last completed quarter) must be at least 3.000 (on 4.0 scale) or better (No rounding up).
Major must be related to the field of internship.
Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities:
- Motivated, dynamic and curious about legal topics in pharmaceutical areas
- Ability to work on multiple projects at one, under direction of BI
- Ability to review and digest new material and documents
- Strong communicator and presenter
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)
Must be 18 years of age or older
Who We Are:
At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.
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Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Puerto Rico LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.