Business and Legal Affairs Internship

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1002 Quentin Road
Brooklyn, NY
Posted: April 13 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Full-time, Unpaid

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Internship Qualifications

Intern must be a rising or current junior, rising or current senior, graduate student, or recent graduate (within 6 months of graduation date) at an accredited college/university. Applicants must have completed their sophomore year prior to the start of the internship.
Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0
Must have previous internship experience and/or participated in college clubs/organizations, and/or in-depth coursework in a related field
Legally eligible to work in the United States. TUSA is unable to sponsor visas for interns. If you are an international student not already studying in the U.S. on a F-1 or J-1 visa, then you have to go through a university or an outside organization (internship placement agency) that will sponsor your visa.
Current 1st or 2nd year law student. The applicant must have completed a minimum of one semester of law school prior to commencement of internship and have taken Commercial Transactions, Corporate Law and/or Business Law, as well as introductory coursework covering Intellectual Property Rights.
Minimum grade point average of 3.0 or minimum average grade of "B".
Must have strong written and oral communication skills, organization, coordination and planning skills. The ideal candidate also has excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure and severe time constraints.

About the Internship Experience

TUSA is the perfect environment for talented, ambitious individuals who are looking to gain a competitive career advantage whether it's in the paint and coatings industry or another field. We are a growing company with a diverse, inclusive and supportive culture that views its employees as its greatest resource and commits to investing in the best and brightest talent to propel our company forward. Our future depends on the vision, fortitude and positive initiative of our people to uphold an uncompromising standard that has made TUSA the Leader in Decorative Paints and Coatings Industry.

During which time as an intern you will learn from experience through hands-on projects, professional interaction and day-to-day operations. We invite talented individuals to bring their brightest ideas and contribute to the growth of a world leading media company. During your time with TUSA, we are confident that you will hone your skills, develop new ones and discover your true potential.

At TUSA we want your passion, self-motivation, fresh ideas and forward-thinking perspective. In addition, we want positive attitudes and dedication to ensure your time and experience with TUSA is challenging, unique and contributes to your ongoing success, which might even continue with a longer-term opportunity with us.


You will work closely with members of the TUSA legal team on a variety of legal matters.
Draft and review NDA, procurement contracts, vendor partnership contracts, real estate leases, distribution agreements, employment agreements, etc..
Provide commercial contracting support by researching issues on privacy, compliance, and international law.
Assist with the design and implementation of legal processes to support a fast growing company.
Create templates and playbook on issues including branding, intellectual property, employment and information security for starters.
You'll be a great fit for this opportunity if you describe yourself as a self-starter, someone who's willing to develop their own workload and who welcomes mentorship on projects.


Good standing as a student at an ABA accredited law school. Strong academic credentials.
An interest in Corporate Law and Intellectual Property.
Passion - We want you to come in to work excited about being here.
Superb written and verbal communication skills.
Prior work experience with big firm, big company a plus! Non-legal work experience okay.
Must able to work full-time on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the fall of 2015.
Exceptional creative and critical thinking.
Ability to collaborate.
Team attitude that no job is too big or too small. Thrives in environment where you need to roll up your sleeves and own outcomes.


Required - Business Law
Preferred - Commercial Real Estate

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