Law Clerk

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South Burlington, VT, United States

Posted on: 2023-11-10

Category: transportation

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Full time

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About the company:

BETA Technologies is creating an electric transportation ecosystem that’s safe, reliable and sustainable. A relentlessly focused team is building an extensive charging infrastructure and ALIA, the world’s most technologically advanced electric vertical aircraft (EVA).

BETA’s platform and products are strikingly simple. Prioritization of safety and a pragmatic approach to certification drive elegant redundancy, appropriate diversity of implementation and simplicity of control. ALIA’s fixed-pitch propellers and centrally located batteries make it an inherently stable aircraft that is safe to fly and easy to maneuver.

BETA Technologies is a Burlington, Vermont-based aerospace and electric aircraft manufacturer developing fully electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and related charging networks.  At BETA Technologies, we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation.  Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture.

BETA Technologies is seeking a Law Clerk on BETA’s In House Legal Team.   In this role, you will assist a dynamic high growth business with a variety of Legal needs, which may include corporate governance, real estate matters, supply chain and customer transactions, commercial and government contracting, FAA and other federal regulatory issues, compliance, and intellectual property matters.  The role will contribute to the Legal Team’s work monitoring and advising on laws and regulations and implementing internal processes, best practices, and templates. 

BETA Legal prioritizes passion and creativity to address cutting-edge legal issues relevant to electric aviation. Summer Clerkships are primarily offered May-August.  If your availability is outside of this timeframe, please communicate specifics in your cover letter. 

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Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email ([email protected]). We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.

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BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.  

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Legal research and analysis relevant to aerospace, aviation, electric propulsion, or similar. 
  • Complex contract drafting and negotiation. 
  • Aerospace and aviation regulations.
  • US Government contracting. 
  • Corporate governance and internal policy creation.
  • Data privacy and compliance matters.
  • Legal digital technology
  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking (your Knowledge, Experience, and Abilities):

  • Pursuing J.D. from an accredited Law School.
  • Post 2L or 3L.
  • On-site at Beta’s headquarters in South Burlington, VT during Clerkship.
  • Strong demonstrated interest in aviation, technology, and sustainability.
  • A self-starter who is high-energy, hardworking, organized, disciplined, and able to work independently.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • A desire to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you (preferred qualifications):

  • Previous internship/clerkship or experience working in a fast-paced industry and/or high growth company related to electric vehicles, aircraft, rotorcraft, or any other relevant industry focused on development, design, or certification.  Relevant law firm experience also qualifies.
  • University/Collegiate/Graduate design projects or personal project experience related to entrepreneurship and/or electric aviation.
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