Legal Intern

Legal · Cleveland, Ohio
Department Legal
Employment Type Internship
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Plug and Play is a global innovation platform and venture capital firm. Our mission is to make innovation open to anyone, anywhere. Each year, hundreds of entrepreneurs join our vertical-specific accelerator programs to team up with our corporate members or receive a direct investment from Plug and Play. Plug and Play has over 40 locations across the world and our corporate members include: The Alliance to End Plastic Waste, USAA, Visa, Nationwide, Aflac, Daimler, Ford, Nissan, BP, Johnson & Johnson, Roche, Pfizer, Walmart, Coca Cola, Adidas, and over 500 more. Plug and Play’s corporate members utilize Plug and Play to identify the best startups to meet their challenges. Plug and Play’s proven investment track record includes Honey, Guardant Health, ApplyBoard, BigID, Kustomer, Rappi, Flutterwave, Hippo, PayPal, Lending Club, Dropbox, and many more.


Plug and Play is seeking a Legal Intern to assist in its global legal department. Working with our globally-recognized start-up accelerator programs across the globe, this Legal Intern will gain valuable experience analyzing, compiling, and assisting with corporate membership contracts with some of the largest and innovation-focused companies around the world. You will apply your talent and our training to summarize, draft, and analyze contract terms. In addition, you will be exposed to a wide range of legal issues common in an in-house legal department. Some of the required skills include a keen attention to detail, superb organizational skills, and problem-solving capabilities.  This internship has the possibility be continued during the upcoming academic year.


  • Assist the legal department with contract management, review, and processing.
  • Review and summarize key terms of sophisticated corporate membership agreements.
  • Work on legal projects in areas that may include due diligence, intellectual property, contracts, antitrust, and data privacy
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels and in all departments of the organization
  • Perform all general office/administrative duties that are required for this position
  • As knowledge and experience increases, take ownership of new and different requests and add value through new job skills and accomplishments
  • Monitor and update Dropbox and Salesforce databases as needed




  • Currently pursuing a law degree from an ABA accredited institution (1L or 2L)
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Salesforce a plus, but not required
  • Self-starter who seeks out new challenges
  • Able to understand and synthesize complex ideas
  • You take pride in your attention to detail and exercise precision in everything you do
  • Interested in the venture capital industry

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