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Cummins Inc. 2020 Undergraduate Corporate Law / Legal Internship - Scoresby (13 months F/T or P/T) in Scoresby, Australia

2020 Undergraduate Corporate Law / Legal Internship - Scoresby (13 months F/T or P/T)


  • 13-month full time or part time undergraduate internship based in Scoresby

  • Law students - gain real world, practical experience

  • Fully paid internship from 28.01.2020 to 26.02.2021

If you are an undergraduate law student looking to jump start your career, we are offering a 13-month full time or part time internship based at our Scoresby branch.

About Cummins

A global power leader, Cummins Inc. is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. We are the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of diesel engines and related components with revenue excess of $20 billion. Globally we employ around 62,600 people and serve customers in 190 countries.

We are incredibly proud of our culture at Cummins and believe that we are all responsible to uphold our values of Integrity, Diversity and Inclusion, Caring, Excellence and Teamwork.

What’s in it for you?

You will get to work with a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad portfolio of power solutions. As the world’s largest diesel engine manufacturer, Cummins will help set you up for success and your future career as you develop your theoretical knowledge into practical skills while contributing meaningfully to the operation of our multi-billion-dollar business.

About the role

Our Scoresby branch is offering a rare 13-month full time or part time undergraduate Legal Internship opportunity commencing 28th January 2020 for a current undergraduate law student who is keen to utilise theoretical skills learnt in their degree and develop practical skills in the workforce. This is a unique opportunity to gain skills and knowledge while you are working full time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with key internal and external stakeholders

  • Support all legal practice areas including litigation, real estate, employment and commercial

  • With the support of the Legal team, review and draft various agreements and manage small claims

  • Assist with core legal project work

  • Provide legal research to the Legal team as may be required from time to time

  • Research, prepare and distribute monthly legal alerts

  • Attend training and development courses

  • Participate in community involvement teams

About You:

To qualify for this undergraduate internship, it is essential that you:

  • Are currently studying an undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree in Law

  • Have between 1 and 8 units of study left to complete of your undergraduate degree as of February 2020

  • Are available for the full 13 months and be willing to defer your studies or study part time for that duration

  • Possess Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency

To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • A keen interest in pursuing a career in an in-house legal team

  • High level communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong research skills

  • Time management skills and ability to multi-task

  • An interest and willingness to learn and develop new skills in a diverse organisation

  • A proactive approach and drive for results

  • Ability to understand and maintain confidentiality

  • Strong computer literacy and understanding of Microsoft Office suite

  • Valid car driving license highly preferred

This is a 13-month, full time or part time, paid placement and the successful candidate will be required to defer their studies or study part time for the duration of the program.

How to apply

Applications close midnight Sunday 29th September 2019.

  • For all applications please submit your resume, cover letter and academic transcript via the link provided

  • In your cover letter, please specify how many units of study you have remaining on your undergraduate degree and your motivation behind applying both to Cummins and this specific internship

Note: Applicants that do not meet these qualifying requirements unfortunately will not be considered.

Your opportunity to power up you career starts right here!



Primary Location Australia-Victoria-Melbourne-Australia, Scoresby, Distributor RO BR 900

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Sep 1, 2019, 8:29:51 PM

Unposting Date Sep 29, 2019, 8:59:00 AM

Req ID: 190003V0