Lausanne, Switzerland


Legal, Ethics & Compliance



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Business Law Intern Be a part of a revolutionary change This is just the start. For us. For you. At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re completely transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products. Your fresh perspective and positive mindset can fuel our smoke-free future. You’ll be collaborating on projects that really matter and helping us to explore completely new commercial territory. As you take your first steps, you’ll have the backing and brainpower of a multinational business behind you, but with the freedom you’d normally find in a start-up. It’s the perfect start to your career. Are you up for a 6-month challenge starting in September/October 2022? Then apply now, we are looking for you! About the Internship You will join the Law Department of the Swiss affiliate of Philip Morris (Philip Morris Switzerland Sàrl) in Lausanne to support the team in daily activities. The objective of the Law Department is to provide first-class legal services to the Company, identify legal and compliance risks and provide management with legal guidance on strategic directions. This is an internship opportunity for university students, who are required to complete a mandatory work experience as part of their study curriculum. The organization provides the practical work experience, with defined timeframes and objectives driven by university and curriculum. The experience may include a research project and / Masters thesis. We're looking for you: · Enrolled University student (Bachelor or Master) at the time of the internship · Currently pursuing a degree in Law, with main focus on Business/Contract/Competition Law · Solid understanding and knowledge of Swiss Law · First professional experience in the field of Law or project management (e.g. internship or part-time position) · Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) · Customer-oriented, proactive, autonomous and with strong attention to detail · Well-organized and capable of dealing with a variety of assignments and deadlines · Strong interpersonal skills · Proficient in English. Fluent in either German or French. Roles & Objectives As an intern, you will contribute to the provisions of such legal services and have the opportunity to be involved in various projects. You will be supporting the Law department, in particular, by: · Conducting legal researches in various fields of Swiss law · Maintaining the Swiss affiliate’s corporate governance framework, administering signature rights, drafting requests to the trade register and preparing Board resolutions · Updating and reviewing contract templates and their translations into French and/or German · Providing trainings on local regulations and internal policies · Managing an online legal platform and preparing newsletters This is your opportunity to learn and to work in an international, fast paced, transforming environment. Don’t miss this chance! What we offer Our success depends on our talented employees who come to work here every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: · Seize the freedom to shape your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. · Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. · Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. · Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.