Intern Corporate Affairs & Legal, Juris Doctorate Intern (Legal)

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
San Mateo
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 30, 2023
Closes
Dec 28, 2023
Practice
Litigation
Position
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
Permanent
Intern Corporate Affairs & Legal, Juris Doctorate Intern (Legal)
United States – California – Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research–based bio–pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life–threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life–threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission–driven bio–pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly

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Job Description


Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life–threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis, and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

Intern – Corporate Affairs & Legal, Juris Doctorate Intern (Legal)

As a Gilead intern you will contribute to high–impact meaningful projects that will not only further advance our company's mission but will allow you to gain real world experience at one of the most innovative organizations in the world. You will also have opportunities to participate in special events including professional development and leadership presentations, social/network building activities and local community volunteer programs.

Key Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Gaining experience in various areas of the Legal Department, which may include the Office of Ethics and Compliance, Global Legal Business Partners, Litigation & Investigations, Corporate Legal, and Intellectual Property.
  • Working with in–house attorneys to support and provide substantive advice to the business.
  • Conducting legal research, analysis, and investigation; drafting memos; providing recommendations.
  • Drafting and reviewing contract provisions; assisting with due diligence.
  • Conducting IP landscape and clearance searches; drafting patent and trademark filings and prosecution documents; supporting IP disputes and oppositions.
  • Coordinating with legal and compliance colleagues to support the execution of Gilead's healthcare compliance program.
  • Participating in strategy meetings, both internally and with outside counsel.
  • Collaborating with and building relationships with stakeholders throughout the legal organization and the business.
  • Showcasing your work with a final poster board presentation near the conclusion of your internship.

Required Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Authorized to work in the United States without Sponsorship now or in the future or CPT/OPT through your University.
  • Must be currently enrolled as a full–time student in a JD program at an accredited US–based law school, and a rising second–year law student in Summer 2024
  • Must be enrolled full–time in the Fall Semester at an accredited university/college after the completion of the internship
  • Must be able to complete a 10–12 consecutive week internship between May and August
  • Must be able to relocate if necessary and work at the designated site for the duration of the internship

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Ability to identify issues and seek solutions
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity in the workplace
  • Efficient, organized, and able to handle short timelines in a fast–paced environment
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • For candidates interested in patent law, qualification to sit for admission to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office is preferred
  • For candidates interested in trademark law, experience with trademark databases and search platforms is preferred

Gilead Core Values:
  • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance. For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law poster.

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The expected hourly range for this position is $19.00 – $55.00.

Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including education level and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary.

Benefits include paid company holidays, sick time, and housing stipends for eligible employees.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non–job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'Know Your Rights' poster.

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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