Summer Student, Legal – Saskatoon

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    Nutrien LTD
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    negotiable / monthly
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Summer Student, Legal – (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agricultureretailnetwork that services over 500,000 growers.We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion. Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.This position term will begin in May, 2020 for approximately 4 to 8 months.The successful candidate will report to the Interim Chief Legal Officer.What you will do: Assist the legal department with matters as needed, including legal research and writing, and document preparation in a wide variety of legal areas, including corporate law, corporate governance law, labour and employment, securities law, corporate compliance and ethics, pension and benefits, administrative and contract lawAssist with or conduct confidential internal investigationsAssist with internal policy preparation, review and revisionAssist with preparation, development and deployment of employee training on legal and/or compliance and ethics matters, including in-person/live training and/or online trainingAssist counsel with advising clients as neededComply with all company policies, procedures and guidelinesWhat you will bring: Currently enrolled in a university or college law program, working toward a Juris Doctor designationMinimum GPA of 3.0 is preferredCompetence in standard Microsoft Office software (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, Outlook)Excellent legal research and writing skillsExcellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with others in a fast-paced, busy legal environmentMust maintain a cooperative working relationship with the members of the Legal Department as well as the business units served by the Legal DepartmentMust possess the highest level of confidentiality, integrity and professionalismFamiliarity with administrative law rules regarding procedural fairness in internal investigations is a preferenceAre you a good match? Apply today!Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristicsThis job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you willbe required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.To stay connected to us and for the latest job postings and news, follow us on: LinkedIn,FacebookandTwitter**EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran