Intern, Legal at Americold Logistics, LLC (Atlanta, GA)

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Overview

Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools, and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food industry supply chain and to help put food on tables around the world.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates temperature-controlled warehouses around the world. We have over 16,000 associates and offer a wide variety of career opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, administration, business development, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibility:

The Americold Summer Internship is a 12-week, full-time, paid assignment that takes place over the summer months. During this time, our Interns gain valuable knowledge related to their area of interest (i.e. Operations, Distribution, Finance, Internal Audit, etc.), while contributing to one of the COOLest business sectors. The internship includes assignments on challenging and industry-specific projects, plus the opportunity to network with organizational leaders, colleagues, and peers.

As an Americold Intern, the experience you will gain here will not only be essential to your professional growth and development, but your talents will make a vital difference for our company, too.

Essential Functions:
• Assist with preparation of routine legal documents prepared by the legal group (Bailee Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Warehouse Services Agreements and Lease Agreements)• Review proposed and final contracts for key provisions and their effects within the business environment• Assist in response to claims and/or subpoenas• Complete research of legal matters as required• Prepare memoranda and charts regarding research or contract reviews• Other duties as requested, including work with contract databases, revising forms used by legal department, and assistance with compliance projects

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience:
• Client service orientation and self-starting demeanor• High degree of academic and extracurricular achievement• Ability to work on teams as well as on individual assignments• Desire to gain professional experience; eager to learn; strong work ethic• Proven analytical ability and attention to detail• Strong organizational, problem solving, and communication (verbal and written) skills• Proficient in using MS Office Suite such as Word, Excel and PowerPointKnowledge and Employment Standards: • Presently a rising 2L or 3L law student at an accredited law school• Completed coursework in Uniform Commercial Code is a preferred plus• Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required• Relevant work experience is a plus• Local student to the Atlanta office

Physical Requirements & Abilities:

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Requires the ability to sit and stand for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions • Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions• Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending• Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work • Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks• Requires travel by automobile and airplane up to 10% of the time• May be required to visit facility operations in temperatures at or below freezing• Requires the use of various electronic tools • Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes• Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management.

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.
More Information on Americold Logistics, LLC
Americold Logistics, LLC operates in the Logistics industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. Americold Logistics, LLC was founded in 1903. It has 4252 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 34 open jobs at Americold Logistics, LLC, click here.
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