2022 US Internship - Legal Current Law Student

Creating the future of sport inspires our work every single day. We’re always on the lookout for talented new students. Always learning, always improving. Curiosity keeps us growing both as a company and as individuals. Come test your strengths, broaden your skills, share your input and pursue your passion with an internship with the Global Brands & Americas Legal team.


The Legal internship is designed to provide the law student with exposure to and an understanding of how an in-house law department functions, and to see how law school teachings relate to real-world practice by being exposed to a variety of practice group assignments. The legal intern will work closely with attorneys and professional staff, participate in day-to-day activities, and make important contributions in a variety of legal areas.


  • Review and complete analysis of agreements and other documents; edit and revise as necessary
  • Participate in conference calls, negotiations, and liaise with other departments to problem-solve issues
  • Complete legal research projects
  • Provide actionable recommendations and take ownership of presenting the results of your assigned work or project


  • Demonstrated change agility and willingness to succeed in a dynamic environment with a steep learning curve.
  • Strong communicator (oral and written). Able to lead and navigate discussions with people of various levels and functions.
  • Ability to demonstrate our values for living an inclusive and respectful culture of belonging
  • Strong research skills 
  • Reliable, with strong initiative and follow-through


  • Enrolled in a 3-year J.D. program and have completed at least first year. 
  • Eligible to work in the US without restrictions.
  • Available to participate in our full-time internship program from end of May/June to August 2022


adidas requires all US based employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.    Proof of vaccination is required. adidas is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for accommodation in accordance with all relevant laws. 



On April 19, we launched Impossible Is Nothing, our biggest brand campaign. We are rebellious optimists driven by action to shape a better future together. We see the world with possibilities where others only see the impossible. 


Instead of a cover letter, please submit a 1-page PDF answering the following prompt: Show us who you are and what “impossible is nothing” means to you. This is your chance to think outside the box, show adidas your authentic self and what makes you passionate about joining the Brand. The only requirement is that the adidas 1-Pager is submitted as a PDF. It can be in any format such as print, visual, written, digital, a link, etc.


The Internship Program includes the following elements to round out the work you do with your team on a day-to-day basis: 

  • Intern Orientation
  • Speaker Series with business leadership
  • Cross-Functional opportunity
  • Social Activities
  • Networking


NOTE: The application for a 2022 internship will close on Monday January 31, 2022. We will not accept any late applications. You will receive confirmation that your application has been received and we will communicate your status after the application closes in February. Thank you for your patience while we review your candidacy!


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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  2022 US Internship - Legal Current Law Student

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Portland
TEAM:  Legal / SEA
State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  411148
Date:  Dec 29, 2021