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PPL Corporation Legal Intern - Safari Energy (A PPL Company) in New York, New York


Internal Title:

Legal Intern - Safari Energy (A PPL Company)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist legal team in drafting clear and concise technical documents such as Requests for Proposals (RFP), SOWs, and other contract documents.

  • Assist in the review of various contracts, agreements and other legal documents, preparing redline comments to review with the General Counsel and other lawyers generally.

  • Work with the legal team to ensure quality, clarity and consistency across all legal documentation.

  • On a limited basis, conduct legal research on various legal topics to provide recommendations and summarize findings to review with the General Counsel.

  • Provide administrative support to the General Counsel and the Legal Department generally

  • Assist in the drafting of corporate governance documents, including but not limited to, unanimous written consents, member consents, membership interest transfer agreements, board minutes, et al.

  • Assist in the drafting of transaction documents for financings, including pledge agreements, bills of sale, flow of funds memoranda, parent guaranty

  • Assist in the organization of project and transaction template files, and project document files

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Position Summary:

Reporting to the General Counsel, the Legal Intern will assist in delivering first class legal support to the Legal Department of Safari Energy. The Intern will support the Company’s businesses through the delivery of support on various strategic initiatives, including research projects. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and efficient, able to pivot between multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. The ability to work both independently and provide team leadership are critical, as well as the desire and innovative mind set to operate as an important contributor within a fast-pace, early stage company environment.

The role will begin as a 8- 10 week internship program (June 7 – August 13), approximately 25 hours/wk with the opportunity to transition to full-time employment upon successful completion. Minimum of 8 weeks required.

Recruiting Location:

NY-New York

Basic Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school

And possess:

  • A passion for the renewable energy business

  • Strong organizational and research skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong academic track record

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

NOTE: Due to the large volume of applicants, only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

Regular or Temporary:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Collaborative and engaging team member who partners well with others

  • Strong team orientation and demonstrated client management skills

  • Highly energetic and results-driven, with a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence

  • Executive presence, outgoing with strong communication and presentation skills

  • Builds trust by demonstrating high ethical standards and personal integrity

  • Quick learner

  • Analytical problem solver who views obstacles as challenges

  • Creative thinker who generates new and different ideas

  • Self-motivated, self-starter who can work independently when necessary

Full-time or Part-time:


Corporate Summary:

Founded in 2008, Safari Energy is a leading partner for large commercial property owners and tenants to optimize returns and reduce costs through solar power deployment. Safari Energy has delivered more than 200 solar energy projects from New York to Hawaii unlocking economic value for its clients. Safari Energy is the #1 provider of solar services to real estate investment trusts in the U.S. In 2018, Safari Energy joined the PPL Corporation, a Fortune 500 international utility company (NYSE: PPL). As part of one of the world’s largest energy companies, Safari Energy is leading the growth of distributed energy resources, including energy storage and supporting PPL’s role in shaping the future energy grid.