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Legal Summer Internship - 2023a

Date: Sep 30, 2022

Location: Moline, IL, US, 61265

Company: John Deere

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 - 2023a - 89357
Primary Location: United States (US)  
Function: Legal 


As a legal intern, you will have the opportunity to work on projects in a variety of areas of law, interface and collaborate with business stakeholders, and work closely with in-house practicing lawyers.   


What Makes You Stand Out

  • Flexible individuals with a critical thinking mindset, willing to collaborate with others to make a positive impact. 

  • Intellectual curiosity and a positive attitude, with a passion to learn new things and tackle analytical challenges. 

  • 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.



  • 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 

Major Purpose

The formal Internship Program is for students enrolled in major fields of study that match full-time positions within the Company. Students may enter the program during undergraduate or graduate studies. This program is designed for currently enrolled students and is not designed for students who have completed graduation requirements at either the undergraduate or graduate level. The majority of internship experiences are offered in the summer months, usually lasting 13 weeks. The Internship Program was formally known as the Student Training Program (STP). At the end of the employment period, the Company determines, based on workforce needs and the performance of the student, whether he/she is recommended for a full-time opportunity upon graduation and/or another student session. An educational leave of absence should be granted if the student is recommended. Employment will be terminated if the student is not recommended. There are four main objectives of the Student Work Programs: 1. As a Recruiting Tool - To market the John Deere brand on campuses to attract potential employees. 2. As a Feeder for Full-time Employment Needs - Students from the program are recruited for positions matching full-time needs. 3. For Development - Students demonstrate their education in real work situations. It allows the company to identify students with full-time potential. 4. For Diversity build an effective workforce.

Major Duties

  • Learns and applies relevant company policies and practices; learns company products.
  • Serves on department teams (as needed) for department projects and initiatives.
  • Participates on project teams as needed.

Skills, Abilities, Knowledge

Ability to work independently to set and achieve goals.
Skill in planning and organizing.
Good interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
Legal knowledge and understanding.
Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products.

What You'll Get
At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. 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. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package. 

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.  An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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