Summer Internship - July and August 2024

Description de la société

STEP UP is a paid summer internship program that aims to promote diversity and inclusion in the tier one legal job market in Europe by improving access and providing equal opportunity for law students of diverse backgrounds and skill sets. Want to get great professional experience within top companies? This opportunity is for you!

We believe that our strengths come from our differences. We are committed to creating an environment that unlocks the power of diversity in our business and our communities. Does this resonate with your aspirations?  

We are transforming our legal ecosystem as we evolve to meet unprecedented tech advancements, tackle tough ethical questions and uncharted environmental challenges. We want you –the next generation of legal talents from a variety of backgrounds –to get ready, and STEP UP is designed to help you. In this hands-on summer internship program, you’ll learn how the Legal Department works in leading organizations. STEP UP offers a unique opportunity for law students to work with two different companies during one internship, by spending one month at each.
Companies confirmed in Belgium for 2024 are: FedEx, Boeing, Coca Cola, DHL, Johnson & Johnson, Manuchar, Mediagenix, Nippon Gases Belgium, Qover, SD Worx, Toyota, Umicore Previous participating companies in Belgium, UK, the Netherlands, France and Germany include Adecco, Air Liquide, Asics,, Capgemini, Coca-Cola, Danone, FedEx, KLM, Materialise, MSD, Publicis, SD Worx, Selecta, Stryker, Terumo, Toyota and Umicore. 

The program : one summer- two top companies

  • What: In this two-month full-time remunerated summer internship, you’ll work in the Legal Department of two participating companies. You’ll spend July with one company, then move to a different company in August. Both companies will be located in the same country.
  • Where: Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK.  You will be working in a company located in the country where you are currently studying
  •  Why: Get the experience and connections you need to help move up your legal career ladder. STEP UP will give you a unique opportunity to build your network, gain tangible experience within the legal profession and direct exposure in an international environment. Ready to take the first step? Apply today!

How to apply?

Do you meet the following criteria and have the right language skills? Then submit your application!


  •  Studying in Belgium: currently enrolled in your first year of Master Degree in Law for academic year 2022-2023 (Master 1)
  • Available in July and August 2024
  • Authorized to work in the European Union, without a working permit.
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated
  • Eager to learn how business acumen is applied by an in-house counsel in an international environment
  • Pragmatic, business and solutions oriented
  • Team player, willing to support cross-functional project teams

Language skills: Fluent English is required; local languages are a plus.

Apply Now

Send your application via email (click on the "Apply" button below) by March 15, 2024 including your:

  • Motivation letter – Please include what diversity means to you.
  • Resume - List your language skills and specific legal studies.

For more information on the Step Up Program and how to apply check our website (

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