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Legal Intern

Posted May 07
Full Time

Do you want to work with high caliber professionals in a dynamic and growing company? Are you entrepreneurial, hard-working, and collegial? Are you committed to advancing the clean energy revolution? Join us at SB Energy, a world-leading company backed by SoftBank and Ares pairing cutting-edge innovation with best-in-class execution. Our Mission is to provide flexible renewable energy at scale, accelerating the global energy transition and benefiting our planet, customers, communities, and people.

SB Energy develops, constructs, and owns & operates some of the largest and most technically advanced renewable projects across the United States, with headquarters in Redwood City, CA. The company was launched in 2019 and has quickly become one of the largest solar and storage developer/IPPs in the U.S.  With almost 3 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy projects in operation or under construction and a multi-GW pipeline, SB Energy is building the renewable energy future – today. SB Energy also utilizes its strong culture of innovation to identify and incorporate new technology into our projects, including our AI-based digital platform, to deliver renewable energy that is local, reliable, and matched to load.

Come join us in accelerating the energy transition to cleaner, more sustainable sources of power! 

SB Energy Summer Internships!

Are you looking for an internship to jumpstart your career? If so, you have come to the right place! SB Energy has exciting summer internship opportunities. We are currently searching for students or alumni interested in gaining hands-on experience at a fast-paced and innovative renewable energy company. Our mission is to provide flexible renewable energy at scale, accelerating the global energy transition and benefiting our planet, customers, communities, and people. Our internships have a specific focus, but often get broader exposure to SB Energy's business, gaining insight into different areas of the company and the renewable energy industry.

Benefits Of a SB Energy Internship 

  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to on-the-job experiences 
  • Comprehensive, value-added project(s)  
  • Work in teams and with cross-functional colleagues in a professional environment  
  • Develop technical skills specific to your major  
  • Gain opportunities for professional development by building relationships and learning from industry professionals in a live business environment 
  • Final project summary presentation to the team  

This internship is a unique opportunity to learn about renewable energy projects, from origination and development through financing and operations. The SB Energy legal team supports all aspects of project development and operations, offering our interns the chance to gain real-world experience in particular practice areas that they find most interesting, including real estate, project financing, acquisitions, power sales, and regulatory, among many others. Along the way, you’ll gain experience with the day-to-day administration of an in-house legal team at a fast-paced, innovative company, and the opportunity to build relationships with stakeholders across the renewable energy industry.


  • Exposure to variety of legal disciplines and functions, including finance, regulatory, development, and day-to-day legal support. Specific tasks will depend on the intern’s personal interests and team’s needs. 
  • Work on a diverse mix of assignments and on a range of transactions, projects, and regulatory matters. Examples of specific tasks may include:
  • Negotiation of Non-Disclosure Agreements, Services Agreements and Task Orders. 
  • Support of complex commercial and financial transactions, including checklist management, coordination with consultants and outside counsel, and related tasks. 
  • Management and maintenance of document repositories for precedent tracking. 
  • Assist with data entry and maintenance of systems to track, review, and analyze regulatory filings, and other legal documents. 
  • Support targeted legal research and projects as needed. 
  • Support contract management as needed.  
  • Assist with note taking, scheduling, and strategic planning efforts.  

Experience/ Qualifications 

  • Education: Law student pursuing a Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited law school highly preferred. 
  • Demonstrated interest in the energy industry desired; prior legal and/or technical experience or educational background in energy development, project finance, energy regulation, or related fields preferred.  
  • Previous related internships, volunteer, or work experience desired.  
  • Prior exposure/comfort level with legal and/or regulatory documentation strongly desired.  
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite.  
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter. 
  • Must be able to work independently and be effective in a team environment. 
  • Ability to support multiple concurrent tasks with competing priorities.  
  • Ability to synthesize and organize large amounts of data. 
  • Ability to organize time well and set proper priorities. 
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills required. 

Location: Redwood City, CA . We have a hybrid office and remote work set up.