Iridium Satellite

  • 2020 Summer Internship - Legal

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean
    Job ID 2019-1585
    Worker Category
  • Company Overview

    Iridium is the only truly global voice and data satellite communications network that connects people, organizations, assets, government and relief agencies with “on-the-move” availability. Together with its ecosystem of partners, Iridium delivers essential, reliable communications with an easy-to-integrate platform and service for improved efficiency.  With more than 20 years of experience, Iridium will soon be launching the next-generation of connectivity, Iridium CertusSM - the most versatile global broadband service with improved speeds to satisfy the critical need to send and receive communications when traveling by land, sea or air.  For more information about Iridium products, services and partner solutions, visit

    Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities

    Position Summary:


    As an intern in the Iridium Legal Department, you will work with attorneys and non-attorney professionals to learn about the myriad legal, regulatory and compliance issues that arise in a high-tech, publicly traded company with a global footprint.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Perform legal and factual research
    • Organize, analyze, and validate information
    • Research and analyze best practices regarding a variety of company programs and initiatives
    • Help develop and curate materials for governmental (U.S. and foreign) education and advocacy
    • Review and monitor new and updated laws and regulations in relevant fields
    • Prepare written reports and correspondence
    • Assist with reviewing, drafting and revising a wide variety of contracts, including commercial sales and government contracts
    • Assist the legal team with updating, improving and maintaining procedures, processes, forms, and legal policy documents
    • Other duties as may be assigned.

    Experience & Education Requirements / EEO

    • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
    • Must be currently enrolled in a bachelors or graduate degree program at an accredited academic institution
    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality
    • Critical thinking and analytical skills
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy 
    • Ability to work both in a team and independently

    Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.



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