Paralegal Intern

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Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.


Legal Intern

(Part-Time Summer 2023 & Part-Time Fall 2023)


The Intern will assist paralegals by providing clerical and document management support, including scanning documents into electronic format, filing documents into storage systems, entering data into databases, and maintaining records of stored files.


What will you gain from this internship opportunity? 

  • Presentation, professional communication, and analytical skills.
  • Extensive training in Microsoft Office, Exterro and valuable software utilized by the company.
  • Overall understanding of corporate and departmental objectives.
  • Collaborate closely with paralegal team and paralegal manager
  • Work in a team environment to progress initiatives and goals.
  • Access to mentors, planned social events, and educational opportunities.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Validate contracts content of electronic files to ensure we are compliance with federal and local laws
  • Convert paper files to electronic for data retention
  • Support cross-functional and cross-organizational sourcing initiatives and strategies.
  • Improve Operational Excellence by cross-checking metadata of electronic files to ensure status, effective and termination date is populated.
  • Assist with converting paper settlement agreement and historical documentation to electronic files in the database and electronic environmental library.
  • Utilize project management skills to execute multiple project tasks simultaneously.
  • Participate in legal projects as needed


  • This internship spans July 2023 - Dec 2023. Must be able to work part-time (15-20 hours per week) during the Summer of 2023 and part-time (15-20 hours per week) during the Fall 2023 in Wickliffe, Ohio.
  • Must be currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university with an expected graduation date on or after December 2023.
  • Must be able to work independently, self-starting, and initiative-taking.
  • Must be able to manage confidential information with discretion.
  • Must be able to balance multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong PC skills in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and imperfect data.


Benefits of Lubrizol’s Internship Programs:

  • Rewarding your hard work!
    • Competitive pay
    • Holiday pay for holidays that fall within your work period
  • FUN! We host a variety of events and activities for our students. Past events include a Cleveland Cavaliers game, volunteering days, and even a picnic hosted by our CEO!
  • Grow professionally. All interns present their work at the end of each work session. This is an excellent opportunity to improve your public speaking skills and hear what other co-ops and interns are doing.


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While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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