Job Description

Job Title: Summer Associate – Legal Internship
Job ID: 1700013H
Status: Student
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219


UPMC Summer Associates Program (Internship)

Are you ready to learn from the best? Does the idea of being a part of Life Changing Medicine inspire you? Are you looking for an opportunity to put into practice the theories you’ve learned? If so, the UPMC Summer Associate program might be the perfect way to spend your Summer of 2018.

Here at UPMC, we pride ourselves on developing young talent and providing you an opportunity to learn from the best of the best. We want to invest in the future leaders of our organization… you!

As a Summer Associate, you will have an opportunity to participate in a full time, 11-week summer internship program with a world-renowned health care provider, whose hospitals are consistently ranked on U.S. News & World Report’s Annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals. Our program is a highly competitive, compensated summer internship for college students interested in business, technology, operational or analytical areas within Health Care.

During your internship program, you will have the opportunity to network with UPMC Executives, give back to the Pittsburgh Community through Summer Associate service events, receive mentorship, enhance your skills with hands on real world experience and training, and most importantly, work on projects that make an impact on patient care while gaining knowledge on how we provide Life Changing Medicine. And a little bit of fun too!

Come spend your summer with us!

The Legal department will provide a fantastic venue for a student to obtain relevant legal experience, particularly in various aspects of health law, as well as with other legal issues presented to the legal department of an extensive health care system. Legal Summer Associates are responsible for assisting attorneys with projects including research, writing, drafting agreements, organizing information, and participating in creation/delivery of presentations.

We’re looking for students who…

• Are passionate and determined to make a difference. No mediocracy allowed.
• Want to challenge the standard and create new ways of thinking and executing.
• Can’t wait to see what the next challenge will be. Every day will be different and that excites you.
• Believe in our Core Values. They are not just written on the walls. We demonstrate our commitment to these values daily.
• Have emerging leadership abilities, excellent communication and analytical skills plus thrive in a collaborative environment.
• Care about the work they do, the people we work with and the patients we work for.
• Pride themselves on their integrity. It’s not just about the work we do, but how we do it.


Required qualifications

• A Bachelor’s degree is required
• Limited to first year Law students (students who will have completed their first year of Law school by May 2018
• Availability to participate in the Summer Associate Program full time, from June to August 2018 for approximately 11 weeks with minimal absence (Yes, don’t worry, you can still enjoy some summer vacation time!)
• Excellent academic credentials along with strong communication, writing, research, and multitasking skills are required
After submitting an electronic application, applicants MUST submit a copy of their Law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample (from first year of Law school if available). These documents can be sent to

Recruitment Timeline Expectations*:

This position will be posted from the period beginning October 11, 2017 and ending on January 15, 2018 for Summer 2018 interns. We will be conducting video interviews throughout the application process until early February. We anticipate conducting in-person interviews in mid February with verbal offers to be extended in mid-March 2018.
*Subject to change

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $ to $

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