NextEra Energy Fall Law Intern - NextEra in Washington, District Of Columbia

Fall Law Intern - NextEra

Date:Jul 13, 2017

Primary Location:Washington, DC, US, 20004

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 10369

is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy is seeking a law student currently studying in the Washington, DC area who is interested in energy regulatory law for a internship opportunity starting in the Fall. This is a paid internship position. The intern will assist the Federal Regulatory Affairs attorneys in the DC office with legal research, drafting of pleadings in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proceedings, policy analysis, review of contracts, and other issues relating to generation, transportation and sales of energy, including wind and solar. To be considered for this position, the applicant must be actively enrolled in an accredited law school as a full-time or part-time student seeking a law degree.

Available to work 15-20 hours per week. Provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA and adhere to NextEra's Employment of Relatives Policy. Candidate must possess excellent written and communication skills, be well versed in performing legal research and be proficient in Microsoft Office.

Job Overview Employees in the role will be provided mentoring and practical hands on experience for relevant career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of study or specialization. To be considered for this position the applicant must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher. Candidate must also have a current GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).

Job Duties & Responsibilities • Assists department with assigned projects • Completes challenging projects and assignments • Presents final project to senior leadership at the end of the internship • Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications • High School Grad / GED Preferred Qualifications • None

Employee Group: Non Exempt Employee Type: Intern Job Category: Intern Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt (0012) Location: Washington, District of Columbia Other Work Locations: District of Columbia Relocation Provided: No

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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