Intern - Legal Recruiting

Administrative Support
18000942 Requisition #
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DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results- oriented people who enjoy working in a fast- paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.

If you are a highly motivated student interested in pursuing a career in Human Resources, we want to hear from you!

This position is located in the Chicago office. We are seeking a intern to work April - October

This position will support the Legal Recruitment team through a wide range of administrative duties.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Currently enrolled in a local undergraduate college or university 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, prioritize and meet deadlines

Preferred Requirements:
  • A desire to pursue a career in HR or Legal Recruiting 
  • Previous office or internship experience

What will your day look like?
Your responsibilities will include performing administrative duties such as creating and editing documents, maintaining spreadsheets and analyzing basic data. You will research information, gather data and prepare basic reports or analyses.

You will be responsible for collating documents, brochures, or other materials, and preparing basic correspondence. You will access the document management system to update and/or create new documents as needed. You will attend and participate in meetings to gain an understanding of the department objectives and recent activities. You will also assist on special projects and assignments, answer phones, file and respond to questions as necessary.

You will be responsible for maintaining the candidates in the applicant tracking platform and you will also process expense reports and invoices from outside vendors. You will perform other duties as assigned.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be considered.