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Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"At 3M, we excel by combining our talents while leveraging creative and curious minds. This is most impactful when we center our objective at improving the customer experience. It's a privilege to work for such a great company, with amazing people, and leadership that cultivates a growth-mindset." - Eric Hammes, executive vice president of Enterprise Operations at 3M
An internship is a temporary position within 3M. Interns typically work a full-time schedule throughout a 10-12-week assignment. This position is limited to working 899 hours per service credit year. 3M provides eligible interns with temporary housing and round-trip travel reimbursement in accordance with current policy.
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
Applications on this requisition are reviewed and filled on a rolling basis; it is in a candidate's best interest to apply as soon as possible. Interested candidates should include a resume as part of their application.
The Impact You'll Make in this Role
3M is seeking an IP Law Clerk part-time Intern for the 3M 3M's Office of Intellectual Property (IP) Counsel Group located in Maplewood, Minnesota.
As an intern you can grow through challenging work, get involved in meaningful projects and receive great coaching from our leaders. Here, you will make an impact by:
* Assisting with patent preparation and global patent prosecution
* Teaming with 3M attorneys to negotiate contracts representing 3M interests with third parties
* Performing legal and factual research
* Interacting with business clients, outside counsel, and international colleague
* Performing litigation-related activities as needed
* Performing other duties as assigned
Your specific assignment will depend on your interests and experience and 3M's legal needs.
Law clerks are exposed to a variety of substantive legal work, technology areas, and people during their time at 3M. Employment at 3M begins with comprehensive training on the tools and systems we use to do our legal work at 3M followed by action oriented, on the job training. Clerks are assigned primary and secondary coaches and partnered with a buddy in the office. Coaches assist clerks with learning the skills necessary to conduct substantive legal projects, obtain work in various technology areas from various people, and provide job shadowing opportunities. Buddies are like mentors, providing guidance on other questions from clerks.
Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications: Currently pursuing a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited university
* Possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
* Minimum of one (1) year of law school completed
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include: Registered to Practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
* Strong academic credentials, such as top 25% of law school class
Location: Maplewood, Minnesota
Relocation and Housing Assistance: Not supported
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Supporting Your Well-being
3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.
Resources for You
For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.
Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M. Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties. Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/ 3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.
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