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2017 Fall Internship Program - Law more...
Location:Chicago, IL
Company:Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
First posted:June 10, 2017 (last updated 3 weeks 5 days ago)
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Description

Job Title 2017 Fall Internship Program - Law

Location Chicago, IL, US

Job Type Part-Time Temporary

Department

Law

Position Summary

THIS IS A PART-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION WITH AN ANTICIPATED END DATE AT ANYTIME.

You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?"

You may be surprised to learn that we don't just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected. Law departments include:

  • Labor and Employment
  • Torts
  • Labor Relations
  • Corporate
  • Workers Compensation

Primary duties and Responsibilities

Brief descriptions of some of the most current Law intern projects are listed below:

  • Participate in arbitrations and depositions
  • Argue motion before the Workers Compensation Commission
  • Responsible for entering the video catalog data into database for the purpose of readily matching video to an event reported to Control.
  • Conduct legal research using online services and other sources.
  • Draft pleadings, motions, position statements, briefs, contracts, research memoranda, and various other legal documents.
  • Assist Labor Relations staff with processing and investigating grievances.

Qualifications

Major:

  • Law, Political Science, Public Policy, Pre-Law, Paralegal Studies

Educational Experience/Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Sophomore -- 2nd Year Law Student
  • Courses completed: General Studies

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting at least 75 lbs. and working in an office or warehouse environment
  • The demands associated with the normal office environment, including walking outdoors

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of principles, practices and/or procedures of law.
  • Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Must possess strong analytical and interpersonal skills necessary to effectively relate with others and be detailed-oriented.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software including Excel and Word Program

Location and City

Chicago, IL

CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY, PROVIDED THAT THE INDIVIDUAL WITH THE DISABILITY IS ABLE TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB WHICH HE/SHE DESIRES TO HOLD WITH REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION BY THE AUTHORITY.

Currency USD

Amount of Travel No Travel

Work At Home No

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