The Legal Intern will report to and work closely with our General Counsel. The primary objective of the role is to assist with legal activities, such as contract preparation, legal filings and research.
Vineyard Wind offers a challenging and exciting work environment and is revolutionizing the renewable energy industry in the United States. Join the team permitting, designing, and constructing the first large scale offshore wind project in the US, and one of the largest in the world. At 800MW, this project will power over 400,000 homes in Massachusetts. Vineyard Wind is committed to protecting marine life, working alongside the thriving New England fishing industry, and being responsible partners in the community. We are building a new industry for the East Coast, and providing clean and affordable energy that is sustainable for years to come. With strong and experienced investors backing the company, and a large leasehold for more projects, Vineyard Wind is an ideal company with which to launch a career in offshore wind.
Job Duties: The Legal Intern will report to and work closely with our General Counsel. The primary objective of the role is to assist with legal activities, such as contract preparation, legal filings and research.
- Provide general legal support to General Counsel
- Provide support in preparation and review of contracts and contract amendments including real estate agreements, corporate agreements, and supplier/contractor agreements
- Assist with preparation of legal filings and compliance documents
- Perform legal research on issues pertaining to federal, state, and local laws relating to the development, financing, and operations of utility scale offshore wind farms.
Requirements: The right candidate will be a 2nd or 3rd year law student or have related experience. Excellent organizational, research, and writing skills along with a high level of professionalism are required. Experience with Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a demonstrated interest in renewable energy law and policy is a plus. This person should be willing to work about 15 to 20 hours a week.
Apply: Use this link to submit your resume for immediate consideration. A member of our team will contact you to discuss your qualifications and the requirements of the position.