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ABA-Eli Lilly and Company Summer Internship

The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Commission on Disability Rights is pleased to partner with Eli Lilly and Company to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity for a highly motivated, first-year law student living with a disability. 


The Legal Student Program at Eli Lilly provides an opportunity to work within their Corporate, Intellectual Property department. Their student program offers a broad range of responsibilities from across the legal department and may include researching legal issues impacting business strategy, researching global intellectual property law developments, drafting policy and procedures updates for intellectual property department, attending client meetings, interacting with legal professionals across the corporate legal function, and collaborating with internal teams on cross-group projects.  

The 2024 summer law intern program will run for six weeks from June 12 to July 21, 2024. Students will be paid a stipend of $26 per hour (40 hours per week). If the student is not located in the Indianapolis area, they would work in the Lilly Corporate Center in Indianapolis, IN for the first two weeks and final week of the program, and remotely for the remaining portion.  


Applicants Must:

  • Be (or become)a member of the American Bar Association;
  • Be a law student with a disability; 
  • Be enrolled at an ABA accredited law school and be scheduled for graduation in spring 2026 (full-time students) or spring 2027 (part-time students);
  • Have excellent analytical ability and legal drafting skills;
  • Have excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to communicate effectively across many diverse internal groups, teams and divisions;
  • Have a demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet deadlines, and manage multi-dimensional projects in a fast-paced environment; and 
  • Have the ability to research and learn new concepts and legal issues quickly to facilitate problem solving.  

The ideal applicant will have an undergraduate degree in the sciences.


To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, and copy of your transcript to Amy Allbright at [email protected]

Please write “Eli Lilly Summer Program” in the subject line of all correspondence. All materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET on February 29, 2024.