Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: September 16, 2023
SunOpta Overview:SunOpta (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY) is a
U.S.-based, global pioneer fueling the future of sustainable,
plant-based and fruit-based food and beverages. Founded nearly 50
years ago, SunOpta manufactures natural, organic and specialty
plant-based and fruit-based products sold through retail and
foodservice channels. SunOpta operates as a manufacturer for
leading natural and private label brands, and also proudly produces
its own brands, including SOWN -, Dream -, West LifeTM and Sunrise
SunOpta is looking for passionate and self-motivated students to
join our 2024 Summer Internship Program. Internships will last
between 8-12 weeks based on the successful candidates'
availability. Internship positions will be paid competitively.
Please apply online today!Job Summary:Interns that join our team
will utilize the knowledge and skills that they've gained in the
classroom by working side-by-side with professionals at SunOpta and
become part of a team and gain meaningful on-the job experience.
Interns will gain insight into the latest legal and regulatory
trends in the food industry while working on special projects,
improving processes, and supporting the creation of new and
innovative products.Essential Functions of the Legal
Work with different in-house lawyers to gain exposure to, and
develop an understanding of, different substantive areas of the law
including contracts, compliance, litigation, intellectual property,
and employment. Lead 2-3 special projects, including presenting the
results. Assist with contract template, training material, and
internal policy drafting. Assist with commercial contract drafting
/ negotiation and litigation management. Conduct legal research on
evolving areas of law and regulation that affect SunOpta. Provide
general legal support.Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited JD program and
must have completed their first year of law school.Preferred
Previous work experience. Minimum cumulative law school GPA of 3.0.
Demonstrated leadership skills, strong interpersonal skills, good
judgment and problem-solving skills. Strong written and verbal
communications skills. Ability to work in a team-oriented
environment, initiative and a strong work ethic.Additional
Location: This position will be located at our corporate office in
Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Travel: May be required to other U.S.
SunOpta locations for job-related functions. Relocation or
international remote working arrangements (outside of the US) will
not be considered.Please note that this job description is not
designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
duties, or responsibilities that are required of the intern for
this role. Activities, duties, and responsibilities may change at
any time, with or without notice.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER EOE
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