Legal Intern - Lincoln Internship Program (June 2022)

Alternate Locations: Work from Home

Work Arrangement:Work from Home

Relocation assistance::is not available for this opportunity.

Pay Range: $20 - $25

Bonus Potential:

Requisition #:67984

The Role at a Glance:

In this summer's virtual legal internship position reporting to a senior level member of the legal and compliance team, the individual will assist in analyzing state and federal laws, rules, regulations and compliance materials with a focus on identifying and resolving relevant legal and regulatory issues applicable to Lincoln and its various business lines (including life insurance, annuities, retirement plan services, group protection, and mutual funds). Under the supervision of lawyers in the department, the individual will conduct research assignments, prepare legal memoranda, analyze documents, policies, procedures and compliance materials. The individual will have the opportunity to work directly with lawyers throughout the legal department, as well as compliance professionals and internal clients in Lincoln's various business units. The individual will have the opportunity to interact with and present to senior business and legal leadership.

What you'll be doing:

  • Research federal and state laws and regulations and rules of industry self-regulatory organizations to determine applicability and risk to operational aspects of the company and its products and services.
  • Research laws and regulations applicable to insurance companies, broker-dealers, investment advisers and mutual funds.
  • Consult with various business groups and/or project teams.
  • Consult with internal associates and clients regarding legal and compliance matters.
  • Assist with investigating and resolving legal and compliance issues.
  • Review upcoming and enacted legislation that could affect the company's various businesses.
  • Perform research projects affecting all areas of the business.
  • Prepare legal memoranda.
  • Perform compliance related functions.


What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Current law student having completed at least one year of law school
  • Must have effective communication, analytical, and leadership skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0


What's it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

What's in it for YOU :
  • Potential to turn into a full-time position after graduation
  • Receive ongoing coaching and mentoring
  • Add value to the organization through meaningful work
  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training
  • Gain exposure to senior executives and build a valuable network of peers, managers, and leaders acrossthe company


Work Arrangement

Work from Home : Employees will work fully from home. Their job will not require the employee to come into the office, unless for special circumstances.

Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:
• Prior work or industry experience.
• Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
• Unique skills

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas - Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection - focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer's lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek's Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees' futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

Lincoln is committed to creating adiverse and inclusiveenvironment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com

Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities

If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.

Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview. Please contact Lincoln's fraud team at fraudhotline@lfg.com if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.

Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln's Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln's current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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