Intern - Law Student
Walnut Creek, CA  / Oakland, CA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job/Internship Description

Law students, are you looking for a place to start your career? A place where you can support industry recognized professionals who are solving tough environmental engineering problems? Geosyntec is the place for you! We are seeking a limited-term Legal Intern to assist in either our Oakland, CA or Walnut Creek, CA office for 8-10 weeks, working 20-40 hours per week under the direction of the Corporate Counsel.

As an intern you will support the legal department. Intern job assignments are expected to expose the intern to the full breadth of our practice, which spans the following practice areas: client, subcontractor, and vendor contracting relationships; project delivery; claims management & dispute resolution; compliance; professional licensing; insurance coverage; and ad hoc projects initiated by your supervisor, the General Counsel, or addressing company needs identified by senior executives.

Geosyntec's clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


  • Participate in the review of commercial contracts
  • Respond to document production requests and subpoenas
  • Research legal issues as they arise and are assigned
  • Assist the Legal Department with tasks as assigned


  • Currently enrolled as a law student in an ABA accredited law school. (required)
  • Completed first year law student classes (i.e., contracts, torts, property, research & writing). (required)
  • Must be organized and able to multi-task.
  • Basic knowledge of office computers in a Windows environment. (preferred)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting

Below are the potential compensation ranges that we in good faith believe are applicable for this role at the time of this posting and are only applicable for jobs to be performed in the specified California locations below. The typical base salary range for this position is just one component of Geosyntec's total compensation package for employees. Based on state and federal requirements, this position may be hourly and overtime-eligible or salaried eligible for straight-time overtime. Actual compensation will be determined based on education, experience, skill set and location.

    • Minimum Wage: $28.24/hour or $64,480/year / Maximum Wage: $31.00/hour or $69,846/year (Oakland, Walnut Creek)

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including, paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, 401(k), and other benefits to eligible employees.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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