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Legal Research Internship (Pre-Law)



Note: Internships are completely virtual for those located outside of Scottsdale, AZ. As we expand, if there are enough interns in a particular city, we will consider physical expansion into that area.

Check with your school's Internship Coordinator BEFORE accepting the hiring offer to determine if this position satisfies the criteria for receiving academic credit.


Candidates complete professionalism training before being placed on a client-facing project. Our training program is in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and Employers Career Readiness Competencies:

Professionalism Training (Work-life balance, company culture, critical thinking, written/oral communication, and equity and inclusion.)

Execution Training (of standard protocols for root cause analysis, compliance/regulation)

Management Training (HR rotation, Personnel, project, and portfolio management)

Project: (Leadership, teamwork, technology, career & self-development, execution, portfolio management)


  • Conduct legal research on various legal-related issues.
  • Gather, prepare, or standardize materials for legal review.
  • Complete the onboarding/training and then take on projects.
  • Manage and maintain organized file systems for legal compliance and regulation.
  • Communicate with prospective and current workers.
  • Work with other team members on projects.
  • Help us grow as a company and community.
  • Take on other similar tasks based on your skills and the company’s needs.
  • Organize your research and write clearly for non-legal team members to understand.
  • Use your research to assess and improve our policies.


  • INTERNS: if based in the U.S.A., must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. institution or pursuing an Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate in the relevant field

Must-have soft skills

  • Professional - positive and mature behavior
  • Reliability–you consistently do what you say you will do
  • Commitment—you refuse to quit/resign/disappear just because things get challenging
  • Discernment–able to follow orders and do exactly as told while understanding when it is appropriate to take initiative
  • Detail-Oriented–Strong attention to detail, ability to read and exactly follow written instructions, high self-motivation, organization skills, methodical and thorough
  • Humility–an ability to listen and take feedback as an opportunity for growth, a commitment to learning new skill sets as required, an ability to admit when errors are made and learn from mistakes
  • Humor--A sense of humor (We’re serious about this one)
  • Selfless–A team-player mentality

Must have hard skills

  • A GPA reflecting a strong work ethic
  • Ability to think on your feet and thrive in a dynamic startup environment

Optional, but nice to have

  • Classes or experience related to the legal domain
  • Experience with Google Drive and Slack
  • Experience in at least one of the following industries: healthcare, legal, business, education, real estate, investment, insurance, etc.


Most of our applicants are college students. However, we also consider recent graduates and high-achieving high school students.


Don’t leave your personality at home. We see diversity as a strength, and each unique perspective enhances us as a community.


  • The opportunity to learn what it takes to be a professional and gain real-world experience to add to your resume.
  • The opportunity to help other businesses grow and thrive.
  • An incredible team of smart and supportive professionals.
  • Experience working in a startup solving real-world problems.
  • Opportunities to attend conferences and events in your field at no cost to you.
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks in the office (for those in Scottsdale, AZ).


  • This is an unpaid internship.
  • After the first 3 months, interns that do well in the training qualify to ask to join paid projects.
  • Interns are expected to stay for at least 4 quarters. Those who benefit the most stay at least 1 or more years. Those who only stay 1 semester or quarter generally do not benefit from the experience or contribute to the company. 
  • You must be able to commit to 15-25 hours per week. (For high school students, 10-15 hours is enough.)
  • Some educational institutions require prior approval before the start of an internship. It is the responsibility of the student to check with their institution to be sure they meet any requirements before they accept a position.

Learning objectives and outcomes

Interns are evaluated against a standard rubric and given feedback towards improvement and professional development in the areas of professionalism, proper execution, and management, culminating in managing client portfolios and clients.


  • Our company's culture
  • Work-life balance
  • Communication models
  • Management models
  • Critical thinking
  • Written communication
  • Oral communication
  • Career & self development
  • Equity and inclusion
  • Dependability & attitude
  • Relationship


  • Industry ecosystem
  • Root cause analysis and solutions planning
  • Protocols
  • Compliance
  • Regulation
  • Technology
  • Learning


  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Self-management


  • Specialized training.
  • Customer care
  • Project management
  • Portfolio management
  • Obtaining certifications.



The application contains an assessment. Taking the assessment is mandatory to gain acceptance into the company. Completing the training is mandatory to qualify to apply for funded projects.


You’re just one click away from the most impactful and passionate team you’ll ever join. Someone somewhere will be glad you did.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, gender/sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. We pride ourselves on being a diverse and inclusive community.


Check with your school's Internship Coordinator BEFORE accepting the hiring offer to determine if this position satisfies the criteria for receiving academic credit.


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