2024 Summer Internship

Website John Deere

Job Description
There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more… many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Title: Legal Summer Internship – 2024a – 101588
Primary Location: United States (US)
Function: Legal

John Deere’s Global Law Services Group (GLSG) is offering a summer internship opportunity in its in-house law department. Attorneys at John Deere provide a broad range of legal services to the business, including through practice areas like intellectual property, product liability and litigation, contracts, compliance, employment, trade regulation, environmental, and securities and finance. The collaborative environment across these disciplines supports the delivery of comprehensive legal solutions for John Deere.

Interns have the opportunity to work on a project in one or more of the substantive practice areas within the law department. Interns will interface and collaborate with business stakeholders and work closely with in-house practicing lawyers. Throughout the summer, interns will learn about John Deere’s business, a variety of practice areas within the law department, and will gain an understanding of the function of an in-house law department and the legal services it provides to John Deere.

What Makes You Stand Out

Flexible individuals with a critical thinking mindset, willing to collaborate with others to make a positive impact.
Leadership skills through extracurricular and other professional endeavors
Intellectual curiosity and a positive attitude, with a passion to learn new things and tackle analytical challenges.
Ability to think and work independently.
Excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to communicate effectively across many diverse internal groups, teams and divisions.
A demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet deadlines, and manage multi-dimensional projects in a fast-paced environment.
Open to receiving and integrating on-the-job training and feedback.

Enrolled in an accredited degree program to receive a Juris Doctorate
Completed at least one semester/quarter of legal coursework.
Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, with preference for 3.25 GPA

Work Statement:  US Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Must be able to relocate domestically.  Assignments can be at various locations throughout the United States.


What You’ll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. Here, you’ll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. Interns receive competitive compensation and are eligible for many of the benefits offered to full-time employees, including:

Flexible work arrangements
Highly competitive base pay
Savings & retirement benefits (401k and Defined Benefit Pension)
Healthcare benefits
Employee Assistance Programs
Tuition assistance
Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
Charitable contribution match
Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use
Sponsored housing for onsite internships

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.deere.com.