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Intern – Legal & Contracts Thales USA Melbourne, FL 32901

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Joining Thales USA as an intern gives you the opportunity to work hands on in a professional environment. This new internship opportunity is open in Melbourne, FL 32901. The Intern – Legal & Contracts positions are expected to be filled soon, so apply soon.

Brief Details

Job: Intern – Legal & Contracts
Full-time, Contract, Internship
Company: Thales USA
Location: Melbourne, FL 32901

Job Description

Location: Melbourne, United States of America
Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.



When you rely on airlines to connect you in flight, you rely on Thales. In an increasingly fast paced world, we make the unpredictable, predictable by connecting and entertain passengers to make your life better. Combining a diversity of talents, we master the decisive moments that matter to passengers and airlines. Whatever it takes.
We are currently looking for a Legal and Contracts Intern in our Melbourne, FL location. The Legal and Contracts Intern will assist and provide contractual expertise and support for the Melbourne Legal & Contracts department with the ongoing implementation of existing contracts as well as the pursuit of potentially new projects and customers during the bid review process. The Legal and Contracts Intern will provide support for all aspects of the Melbourne Legal & Contracts department from the bid process, to providing assistance on the existing projects and the potential winding down of other projects. Above all, the Legal and Contract Intern must be responsive to internal and external customer deadlines and must be able to manage their time effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

Upon request, must be able to perform legal research and summarize such findings in a succinct and efficient manner
Provide assistance with all aspect of the bid review process, including the preparation of legal tables and legal memos
Assist with the drafting and preparation of Contract Amendments and Change Orders for review by the Director, Legal & Contracts
Address and maintain contractual and / or bid compliance issues associated with certificates of insurance, bonding certificates, warranty provisions, source code escrow agreements, contractor’s licenses, etc.
Assist the Director, Legal & Contracts with claim preparation, including the submittal process and backup with ongoing projects
Assist with the development and creation of contracts / legal training materials for the U.S.
Understand and appreciate the business case / financials for projects and bids within the context of identifying and mitigating contractual and legal risk
Assist with all other legal and contractual matters as requested by the Director, Legal & Contracts


Must be enrolled in an accredited university or college as a law student, pre-law student or in a paralegal program.
Strong analytical and superb verbal and written communications skills.
Capable of interpreting and implementing standard legal and contractual positions as directed.
Strong internal and external negotiation skills.
Able to routinely handle confidential and sensitive information.
Must exercise solid judgment, and perform as a team player when executing his/her duties.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a positive demeanor in order to interact at all levels of influence both internal and external to Thales.
Advanced skills in MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Responsive, detail oriented, highly organized and able to multitask.
Experience in an international and/or complex, highly-matrixed business environment is desirable.
Be able to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
Authorization to work in the United States
Able to work full time hours (40 hours) for 12 weeks. Internship start date is May 20th 2019.
Next Steps…

If you are up to the challenge and wish to apply, please make sure you include:


Examples of project work/research reports/studies completed

Your contributions to Thales’ cutting-edge products will make possible the continued delivery of excellence.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!
Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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