Legal Internship

Date Posted: 26 days ago
Sydney NSW

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Auto req ID: 245688BR

Job Description

Legal Internship – January 2022

As one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, PepsiCo leverages diversity and engagement as a competitive business advantage – one that fuels innovation, attracts world class talent, and fosters valuable relationships with customers, consumers, and the communities in which we operate worldwide.

Accordingly, PepsiCo is proud to honour its former general counsel Larry Thompson with an internship designed to promote diversity in the legal profession and advance PepsiCo’s commitment to supporting the development of professionals from diverse backgrounds. Throughout his career, Mr Thompson has been a steadfast champion of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and a mentor to diverse attorneys. Through this internship, PepsiCo is committed to continuing Thompson’s legacy of advancing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

The Program

The Larry D. Thompson Internship will award an Australian University Law Student who is scheduled to complete their law degree in 2021 or 2022 with an opportunity to complete a paid 8-week internship program with PepsiCo.
The internship will commence in January 2022 and is scheduled to run on a full-time basis however this is negotiable to take into account University or work commitments. The internship program will take place at PepsiCo’s ANZ head office in Chatswood, Sydney and aims to give the successful candidate exposure to different business functions from a legal perspective.

You will have the opportunity to complete rotations with various members of our Legal team and will be supported during your internship by an in-house counsel mentor. To learn more about and hear from our United States Fellows about their experiences at PepsiCo, please copy and paste the below URL into a browser:


Required Qualifications

All students who meet all the below requirements are eligible to apply:

  • Penultimate or final year law student of an Australian law school
  • Strong academic achievement
  • Contributions to promoting diversity and to community service
  • Right to work in Australia

Application Requirements


When applying, please ensure the below documents are all collated into one document to be uploaded as one file together when you attach your CV.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Academic Transcripts

Once we have reviewed your application, within 72 hours you will receive a link to complete some text questions and to answer the below question in a video through the link provided. Video submissions must be limited to 2 ½ minutes or less in duration.
"How has diversity shaped the person you are today and how will you advocate a commitment to diversity throughout your professional career?”

About PepsiCo

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $70 billion in net revenue in 2020, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker, Tropicana and SodaStream. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 23 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. "Winning with Purpose" reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of our business strategy and brands.

For more information about the company please visit

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Temporary

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