Reports to: General Counsel & Associate Corporate Counsel Job Location: Headquarters – Yarmouth, MA (Cape Cod) Purpose: Founded in 1969, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is an international non-profit organization with offices in 13 countries and projects in more than 40 countries. IFAW rescues individual animals and protects animal populations and habitats all over the world. The General Counsel and Associate Corporate Counsel act as IFAW"s in-house counsel, providing legal support for IFAW"s work around the world. The Legal Intern will provide support on special projects to the General Counsel and Associate Corporate Counsel. This internship with IFAW will provide a law student or lawyer with a unique opportunity to gain expertise in the legal and corporate affairs of international non-profit organizations. The Legal Intern will gain practical legal skills and have the opportunity to contribute to IFAW"s work around the world to rescue and protect animals. Responsibilities: Work closely with the General Counsel and Associate Corporate Counsel, IFAW"s in-house lawyers, on special projects that may include: assisting with corporate governance matters; researching legal issues in the jurisdictions in which IFAW operates, to assist IFAW in ensuring compliance and best practice; reviewing and recommending changes to contracts; and assisting in updating IFAW policies.

View or Apply for this Internship