Lincoln Internship Development Program - Legal

Date: Jan 3, 2019

Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)

Relocation assistance will be considered/provided for this opportunity within our company guidelines.

Requisition #57954

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.


Position Overview:

In this summer legal internship position located in Radnor, PA, reporting to a senior level member of the legal and compliance team, the individual will assist in analyzing state and federal laws, rules, regulations and compliance materials with a focus on identifying and resolving relevant legal and regulatory issues applicable to Lincoln and its various business lines (including life insurance, annuities, retirement plan services, group protection, and mutual funds). Under the supervision of lawyers in the department, the individual will conduct research assignments, prepare legal memoranda, analyze documents, policies, procedures and compliance materials.  The individual will have the opportunity to work directly with lawyers throughout the legal department, as well as compliance professionals and internal clients in Lincoln’s various business units.  The individual will have the opportunity to interact with and present to senior business and legal leadership.



• Research federal and state laws and regulations and rules of industry self-regulatory organizations to determine applicability and risk to operational aspects of the company and its products and services.
•Research laws and regulations applicable to insurance companies, broker-dealers, investment advisers and mutual funds.
• Consult with various business groups and/or project teams.
• Consult with internal associates and clients regarding legal and compliance matters.
• Assist with investigating and resolving legal and compliance issues.
• Review upcoming and enacted legislation that could affect the company’s various businesses.
• Perform research projects affecting all areas of the business.
• Prepare legal memoranda.

• Perform compliance related functions.


Program Overview:


Lincoln Financial Group’s Corporate Internship Program is an exciting opportunity where careers are launched and talent is discovered. During this 11 week summer program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Add value to the organization through meaningful work
  • Participate in a variety of developmental experiences
  • Gain exposure to senior executives and build a valuable network of peers, managers, and leaders across the company
  • Acquire knowledge of key businesses through enterprise-wide exposure
  • Receive ongoing coaching and mentoring


As a program participant you will earn a competitive salary as you gain valuable work experience. Relocation assistance may be available based on internship assignment.


Upon program completion, we work closely with managers and former interns to identify potential future employment opportunities at Lincoln Financial Group that align with business needs and interns’ personal career aspirations. 


What we look for in candidates:

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrated leadership potential
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Effective networking skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deal with change and ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship 



Resumes currently being accepted

Interview scheduling will begin in early January 2019, for interviews to occur January-February 2019.



This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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