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Want an internship with a multimillion-dollar global software development company on your resumé? Sharpen your contract negotiation skills by working with our experienced legal team.


Work alongside team members as you support in-house legal research and writing efforts. Over the summer, interns worked on a variety of projects such as:

  • Negotiating changes on international contracts
  • Researching and documentation for non-disclosure agreements, export compliance, and open source licensing
  • Researching and analysis to streamline contracting processes

Program Timeline

  • Applications Accepted: September 1 – December 31, 2022 at 5:00 pm PST
  • Interviews: Students selected for phone interviews will be notified by email on a rolling basis October 2022 – January 31, 2023
  • Internship: 12 weeks beginning in late May or June

Note: After the December 31 application deadline, we will begin providing regular updates to all applicants on a rolling basis. Please log back into your account to view application status updates.


  • Currently enrolled second year (day) or third year (night) law students who have completed courses in the following subject areas: contracts, torts, corporations/business associations, business planning, international law, international business transactions, M&A, securities, intellectual property, licensing, patent prosecution or litigation, computer law, Internet law, privacy law, and/or export control law
  • Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2023
  • Able to complete a 12-week internship beginning in May or June 2023

Recommended Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the high-tech industry including computer software, hardware, and geospatial data

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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