Nike Legal Graduate Intern in Beaverton, Oregon

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

NIKE’s rapid pace of innovation demands a Legal team that is always on the offense. And they’re always on their game – with the mission to advance and guide NIKE’s business through innovative, offense-minded counsel. NIKE attorneys, paralegals and other specialists in law provide inventive approaches and superior counsel to NIKE’s global business. As NIKE changes the future of sport, the NIKE Legal team drives competition, ingenuity and integrity in the marketplace.


Our highly competitive legal internship program offers law school students a rare opportunity to gain real world experience during law school in virtually every area within the global NIKE Legal Department based at NIKE’s World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Our legal practice groups are specialty teams with skills, knowledge, and expertise in particular areas of the law, including brand communications, corporate governance and securities, brand protection, intellectual property, sports marketing, business transactions, employment/immigration, real estate, and litigation. As an intern you will assist NIKE in-house legal counsel and NIKE business managers on a wide range of legal issue support and gain hands-on experience in the structuring, drafting and implementation of a wide range of business transactions, helping us advance and guide NIKE, Inc.’s (and also its subsidiary companies Converse and Hurley) business through superior, innovative and offense-minded legal counsel.


  • Law student, preferably 2L, from ABA accredited top law school

  • Top 25% class rank

  • Experience with contracts and intellectual property (IP) preferred

  • Excellent oral communication and writing skills

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities under tight time deadlines

  • Entrepreneurial; comfortable seeking out assignments

  • Demonstrated leadership, business experience, or other unique qualifications or skills may also be considered

  • Passion for sport and Nike Brand

Applications due by February 12, 2017

UR ID: 46837619

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: SRC-LGLGI-Collegiate

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Legal, Corporate Services