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Paralegal Intern (Summer 2023)

Job Summary

**You must apply externally to be considered for this position**

This is a Summer 2023 internship with a proposed start in early June 2023.

This summer position is in the legal department. The paralegal interns have an opportunity to work with up to two groups in the legal department, which include Litigation, Employment, Labor, Regulatory, and Contractor Model. Some of the tasks the paralegal interns have worked on include:

• Direct Responsibility for Customer Claims
o Preparing Hearing Outlines and Preparing Witnesses
o Drafting Release Agreements
o Talking with Consumers to Settle Small Claims
• Data/Document Collection
• Litigation Holds
• Document Review and Coding
•Legal Research
• Investigation Reviews
• Drafting Position Statements & Response Letters

Interns will be remote for summer 2023.

Performs activities related to his/her field of study while obtaining experience working in a corporate environment. Participates in various networking and/or community service events.

Essential Functions

• Supports and plans work on small projects with direction from management.
• Assists management and other department personnel to support larger projects (e.g., managing project schedule and status reporting).
• May assume the duties normally performed in the department, alongside professionals who perform these roles.
• Works with various departments and/or vendors to gather information needed for various projects. • Presents project results to management and/or department personnel.
• Performs analytical work within the assigned functional area.
• Conducts research using the internet and other sources of information.
• Creates or updates systems or databases for specific department needs.

Minimum Education

• One (1) year of education at an accredited college, university or technical school (must be currently enrolled).

Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure

• Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office software and web-based applications.
• Knowledge of AutoCAD software may be required for some positions.
• Verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of management.
• Time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills necessary to work in a fast-paced environment, handling various tasks and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy to achieve daily assignments and goals.
• Ability to analyze, review, and make recommendations.

EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce