Pattern Energy Group

Summer Intern, Legal

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/6/2020 2:50 PM)
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Company Overview 

Pattern Energy Group is an independent, fully integrated energy company that develops, constructs, owns and operates renewable energy projects and transmission assets across North America, Japan, and parts of Latin America. The company focuses primarily on wind, solar and transmission. The Pattern Energy Group team has a history as one of the top North American renewable energy and transmission providers in the industry. The team is dedicated to delivering the highest value for its customers, partners, financial supporters and the communities in which it works, while exhibiting a strong commitment to promoting environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility.


Pattern Energy Group operates in the United States, Canada, Japan, Netherlands and Mexico with offices in San Francisco, Houston, San Diego, New York, Amsterdam, Tokyo, and Toronto. Pattern Energy Group’s corporate headquarters is in San Francisco.


Job Purpose

Pattern Energy is excited to hire our summer 2020 Interns! Pattern’s Summer Internship Program gives undergraduate and graduate students hands-on experience to develop technical skills, as well as a better understanding of the renewable industry. This internship program will run for approximately 10-12 weeks and include a formal welcome, mentorship opportunities, and executive exposure. This is one way that Pattern Energy supports the larger renewable community and invests in the next generation of great minds.


The Legal Intern will work directly with attorneys and paralegal in Pattern Energy’s legal department. The Legal Intern will be exposed to variety of legal disciplines and functions, including operations and real estate. The Legal Intern will work on a diverse mix of assignment and on a range of transactions, projects, and policy matters.


Key Accountabilities

As a Legal Intern, your primary responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with the legal team and collaborating with other Pattern Energy stakeholders to help define, create, and edit legal documents.
  • Performing legal research and analysis and preparing legal memoranda on various areas of law. 
  • Providing other assistance on various projects as needed.


Experience/Qualifications/Education Required

  • Rising 2L or 3L law student pursing a Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school, preferably top 25% class rank.
  • Should be intellectually curious, flexible, and interested in transactional law.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to express ideas effectively and fluently.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment where teamwork and independent work ethic are essential.
  • Ability to synthesize and organize large amounts of data.
  • Ability to organize time well and set proper priorities.

This position will commence in late May/early June through August 2020.

Pattern Energy Group Inc. is an equal opportunity employer


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