Legal Intern
Posted on 2/28/2024
INACTIVE
Circle

1,001-5,000 employees

Platform for businesses to accept payments and send payouts
Company Overview
Circle's mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. The company is a global financial technology firm that’s at the center of digital currency innovation and open financial infrastructure.
Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$1.2B

Founded

2013

Headquarters

,

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

25%

2 year growth

101%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Legal
Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
Requirements
  • Enrollment at a top law school (T-14 preferred) with high grades and active engagement in extracurricular activities.
  • Passionate about Circle's mission and values, financial technology, cryptocurrency, and blockchains.
  • Comfortable working in an evolving and growing environment, and managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Sound, practical business judgment and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in time-sensitive, high-pressure situations, work autonomously, and collaborate as part of a team.
  • Obsessively organized, energetic, passionate about supporting the team, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in oral and written English.
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS, and GSuite.
Responsibilities
  • Conducting research tasks related to the Chief Legal Officer's thought leadership initiatives, ongoing corporate and litigation matters, and regulatory issues.
  • Providing support to Circle's global legal operations, risk management efforts, and strategic business objectives and priorities.
  • Assisting Circle lawyers on reviews of product development initiatives, regulatory compliance, enterprise risk management, and guidance.
  • Assisting the CLO with thought leadership projects.
  • Conducting legal research related to general corporate and securities matters, cryptocurrency industry, and the regulatory environment for a fintech operating in the space.