Deloitte Global Legal Summer Internship

Legal / Global Office of General Counsel Posted: 16-Oct-2023

Same job available in 3 locations

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Chicago, Illinois, United States

New York, New York, United States

Deloitte Global is the engine of the Deloitte network. Our professionals reach across disciplines and borders to develop and lead global initiatives. We deliver strategic programs and services that unite our organization.

Work you'll do

Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cutting-edge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with premier thought leaders in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture? Want to make an impact that matters? Consider Deloitte Global. 

As part of Deloitte’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, this Global Internship Program is designed to provide real world and career building experiences for rising second-year law students currently underrepresented in Deloitte’s workforce. The Office of General Counsel (OGC) for Deloitte Global is seeking four first-year law students to participate in an 8-week paid, virtual internship program. If you are highly motivated, enjoy learning and meeting new people, have an interest in international law and culture and thrive in a team environment, we encourage you to apply. 

Key Highlights and Our Commitment: 

  • Work with lawyers, accountants and other professionals through rotations into different legal areas/functions, including Claims/Litigation, Corporate, Regulatory, Technology and Shared Services, and/or Employment 
  • Exposure to various cutting-edge legal, business and compliance issues which in-house lawyers regularly confront in their practice, and which Deloitte Global lawyers and other professionals address domestically and abroad on a daily basis 
  • Participation in the problem-solving and strategy process by shadowing attorneys during rotations 
  • Mentorship and guidance from OGC attorneys, accountants, and other professionals 
  • Opportunities to expand your professional network through various social and professional events

The team

Deloitte Global Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is part of the Integrity Pillar which also includes, Global Risk, and Global Ethics. Led by the Global General Counsel, OGC consists of approximately 50 professionals, including lawyers, accountants and paralegals, resident in the US and abroad.  Deloitte Global OGC has four main groups: Claims/Litigation (which includes Employment); Corporate; Technology and Shared Services; and Regulatory, each of which is led by one or more Deputy General Counsels.  Interns will rotate among the 4 groups, spending two weeks in each.


First-year law student (1L) in good academic standing

Intellectually curious, self-motivated, and collaborative

Interest in exploring in-house legal department and working on corporate, litigation, regulatory, and/or employment matters as applied globally

Eager to learn about Deloitte Global and legal, business, and compliance issues facing professional services firm

Strong research, writing, and communication skills

Commitment to working with and learning from individuals of different backgrounds and cultures

Demonstrated Leadership

Application Process

Submit cover letter, resume and transcript (unofficial acceptable)

Our culture

At Deloitte Global people are valued and respected for who they are – with opportunities to bring their unique perspectives, talents and passions to business challenges. Our global workspace creates room for individuality and collaboration. Ours is an inclusive, supportive, connected culture with a focus on development, flexibility, and well-being. This culture makes Deloitte Global one of the most rewarding places to work, and to transform your career.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe in investing in you, helping you identify and hone your unique strengths at every step of your career. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities, and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


At Deloitte, we value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Our Total Rewards program reflects our continued commitment to lead from the front in everything we do—that’s why we take pride in offering a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being.

Deloitte Global is required by local law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role for individuals applying to work in our New York locations. This compensation range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and delivery model. We would not anticipate that the individual hired into this role would land at or near the top end of the range, but such a decision will be dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the range is $ - $ for individuals applying to work in these locations.

At Deloitte Global, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritize respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.
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