Business Administration Student – 8 Month Summer Term
City : Waterloo
Category : Software & Systems
Industry : IT
Employer : BlackBerry
Worker Sub-Type:Student (Fixed Term)
An opportunity exists in BlackBerry’s legal department as a student on the Business Affairs team to provide assistance on commercial contracts, administrative matters and research projects. This role will give the student an idea of what working in a support role looks like in a corporate legal department for a publicly traded company that is on the cutting edge of connected and autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity. They will provide assistance with various contracts, business service support and research projects. We are not looking for specialized knowledge or skills, but rather a strong work ethic, attention to detail, ability to work independently, willingness to learn, team focus and a “can do” attitude. Your educational major is less important than evidence that you strive for excellence in your work product. An opportunity for those looking to develop a career as a contracts manager, paralegal, research assistant or a similar role.
Location: Waterloo or Ottawa, ON
Length of Term: 8 Months
What you will do:
BlackBerry customer contract support.
Formatting and filing (and occasionally basic drafting) of legal agreements.
Other assignments as identified throughout the work term.
What we are looking for:
Strong Work Ethic
Attention to Detail
Willingness to Learn
Desire for excellence, regardless of the task
Above and Beyond:
Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint, including PDF to Word conversions).
Student Life at BlackBerry
Growth Mindset: employees have access to skills training and professional development courses, mentorship programs as well as unlimited access to our on-demand learning platform.
Commitment to Wellness: employees have access to events that support physical, mental and financial wellness. We host wellness sessions, fitness courses, discounts to local gyms and offer a 24/7 Employee Assistant Program (EAP).
Highly collaborative teams and a supportive workplace environment, with organization-wide events and a student social committee.
Employee Perks: we have snack and beverage programs at all locations. Students also have access to discounts for local stores, transportation, restaurants and activities.
See more about the student program at BlackBerry over on our Instagram @BlackBerryStudentLife
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40