Canary is hiring a

Legal Fall Intern

New York, United States

Hi, we’re Canary...a NYC-based venture-backed startup that helps people connect to their family, their community and their home in new ways. Our first product is an award-winning, all-in-one home security device that makes it easy to not just see, but understand what’s happening in your home from anywhere.

The Role:

The Canary team is looking for a rising 2nd or 3rd year law student to be our Legal Intern for the Fall of 2016. This is a fantastic opportunity to get insight into the daily operations of being an in-house lawyer at an exciting venture backed startup. You will be working directly with our General Counsel on a wide variety of matters that will expose you to a diverse set of topics.

*This is a part-time, paid internship that's designed for a student during their Fall season*

What You'll Be Up To:

  • Learn about the cutting-edge legal issues that a high-growth, entrepreneurial consumer products company faces day-to-day.
  • Researching legal issues and apply your research to commercial, operational, marketing, and corporate issues at the Company.
  • Assist with the drafting and auditing of company policies, notices, disclosures and other  regulatory documentation.
  • Researching and analyzing contract provisions and coordinate development of agreement templates and policies with the GC and AGC.
  • Preparing NDAs, professional services agreements, and other agreements from templates with Legal Department oversight.
  • Assisting with the creation, documentation, and tracking of workflows and processes to help the legal department scale over time.

What You'll Need To Have:

  • Must be a rising 2nd or 3rd year law student
  • Advanced organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Dynamic, detail-oriented nature
  • Motivated and passionate about learning in-house practice and how the legal team helps  to achieve business objectives
  • Validated interest and involvement with entrepreneurship, small businesses and/or startup
  • A resume and writing sample (5 pages max) is required for this position.

A Little About Us:

We’re Canary, a New York City-based startup who believes that the best technology makes you smarter, puts you in control and gives you access to the information you need. That’s why we’re dedicated to developing easy-to-use technology that protects, empowers, and has a meaningful impact on people, families, and their communities.

Our first product made Indiegogo history as the most successful connected home crowdfunded product ever, and has proven that there’s a real demand for a simple, intelligent, all-in-one home security device. We think it’s because Canary does more than protect your home; it gives people control, connects them to their loved ones, and helps them hold on to the moments that matter.

We're looking for brilliant, talented people who love toppling giants, working autonomously in small teams, solving challenging problems, and developing real solutions for everyday use. If that sounds like you, come join us and help us make the world feel safe and secure.

What can we give you?

  • Daily catered lunch.
  • Flexible work hours.
  • A beautiful and industrial office space.