AECOM Summer Law Student in Markham, Ontario

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Position Title Summer Law Student

Canada - Ontario

Markham

Job Summary

AECOM’s Design and Consulting Services – Americas' legal department is actively seeking a legal summer student for immediate employment in our Markham, Ontario office. The successful candidate will provide legal assistance for the Legal Department.

Responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to:

  • Perform research projects pertaining to issues of law

  • Provide a brief written summary on the findings of the research

  • Review and analyze contracts

  • Draft legal responses to claims

  • Attend client meetings and/or depositions

  • Assist with responding to third-party subpoenas

  • Perform other legal substantive work related to the company’s business

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited law school

  • Excellent analytical and written and oral communications skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion, good judgment and confidentiality.

  • Good organizational and time-management skills and ability to multi-task and handle ongoing interruptions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate in French (verbal and written) will be considered an asset.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189433BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.