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Kemin Industries Legal Intern in Des Moines, Iowa


The Kemin Corporate and Legal Affairs team is looking for a Legal Intern. As an Intern, you will team with Kemin legal staff to serve in house clientele. In addition, you will be involved in contract management and negotiating as well as research and legal drafting. This is a unique opportunity as you will have potential exposure to: Intellectual property projects, employment law projects, and immigration law projects.

We Are Kemin  

We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us.  

We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century.   

We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services.  

For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products to customers around the world .   

Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 2,800 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.


  • Perform research as requested and make written recommendations regarding appropriate course of action to the legal team

  • Review and draft relevant agreements as requested by internal customers. You will have the chance to develop your skills in issue spotting and identifying contractual clauses.

  • Perform first level searches regarding intellectual property rights for potential inventions and trademark matters.


  • Currently pursuing a law degree or related field.

  • Active self-starter and project-oriented

  • Strong eye for detail and great attention to accuracy

    A post-offer background check and drug screen is required. Additional pre-employment requirements may be necessary based on position.


LocationUS-IA-Des Moines

Posted Date1 week ago(2/12/2024 8:53 PM)

Job ID 2024-9878

Positions 1

Category Legal & Regulatory

Position Type Intern (Full Time)