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Legal Clerk Intern - Summer 2021 - New York, NY

Apply Req ID: 2003009 Date posted 09/21/2020
Legal Clerk Intern - Summer 2021 - New York, NY-2003009


Summary of Responsibilities:

The Law Clerk Summer Internship role will provide the intern with an opportunity to work on a variety of legal issues and gain a stronger understanding of the legal profession within the Banking industry. During the summer program, they will be able to work with at least two of the following business areas:

·Consumer and Business Banking

·Commercial and Corporate and Investment Banking

·Banco Santander’s New York Branch and Santander Investment Securities Inc.

·Santander Consumer – Auto Finance

·Banco Santander International – Private Banking


·Corporate Secretary / Governance and Regulatory Relations

·Corporate, Securities and Bank Regulatory

·Regulatory Operations and Shared Services

·Government Relations and Public Policy

·Corporate Social Responsibility

·Consumer and Business Practices 

This 2021 Summer Internship is for JD students who have an anticipated graduation date between December 2021 and May 2022.

The application deadline for this position is Monday, October 18 2020. All applications received after October 18 will be considered on an as-needed basis.

This internship position is located in New York, NY. Before applying, please keep in mind that our internship program does not offer any relocation assistance. To learn more about our summer internship program and the activities included, please visit

Essential Functions:

·Some responsibilities of Law Clerk internship role may include but are not limited to:

·Perform substantive legal research and factual development.

·Provide written and oral presentations to Santander colleagues.

·Attend internal meetings with departments across the company.

·Interface with senior management, other legal staff and LCA colleagues. 

·May be given primary responsibility for generating first draft analyses to developing issues or responses to inquiries.

Working Conditions:

·Extended working hours may be required as dictated by management and business needs

·Travel to multiple facilities may be required

·May be required to lift, push, or pull materials weighing up to twenty (20) pounds

·May be required to sit and review information on a computer screen for long periods of time

·May require repetitive motions of the hands and wrist related to writing and typing at an electronic keyboard

·Corporate / satellite office role

At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.



·Currently enrolled in a JD program

·Expected graduation date between December 2021 – May 2022

·Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above

·Fluency in English, both written and verbal

·Strong analytics and critical thinking skills

·Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and professionalism

·Ability to work independently and within teams

·Eager to learn and take on new responsibilities

·Attention to detail

·Availability for entire 10-week program

·Ability to maintain confidentiality


:Legal & Compliance

Primary Location

:New York-New York-200 Liberty Street - 06488 - Liberty Street

Other Locations

:United States


:Legal & Corp. Affairs (8830)



Job Posting

:Sep 21, 2020, 2:11:13 PM


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