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Wells Fargo Fall VET Program: Legal Group in New York, New York

At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent.

It all begins with you.

About these roles:

The Veteran Employment Transition (VET) Program is a nationwide 8-week Spring and Fall internship that converts directly to a full-time opportunity based on performance. We're hiring a class of 75 - 85 interns to begin on September 12, 2022 starting with an intensive training and orientation led by professional instructors and senior Wells Fargo employees. You'll network with your peers and Wells Fargo leaders while developing your skills and knowledge of our financial products and services before joining a team of experienced Wells Fargo employees for on-the-job training and development. If you are a problem-solver who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, working hard to achieve a goal, learning new things, and improving yourself, this program might be a good fit for you. In addition, successful candidates are team-players who work well in a collaborative environment and have strong situational analysis skills. All ranks are encouraged to apply as we are hiring at multiple levels. This program is NOT DOD SkillBridge eligible as it's a Wells Fargo paid internship.

We believe each of our employees offer something extraordinary and we consider military experience a tremendous asset to our work environment. That's why we're committed to hiring military veterans, veterans with disabilities, military families and active military Reserve and National Guard personnel.

Program Expectations:

  • Must be able to start September 12th, 2022 and attend full duration of 8-week internship program

  • Must be off active duty no later than September 11th, 2022. (Only exceptions: terminal leave and/or traditional Guard or Reserve status, these are eligible)

We are seeking military talent for our Legal Group in each of the cities listed below. Learn more about our Legal line of business at

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of work experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

  • Service in any branch of the United States military

  • Able to work on the first day of the program, September 11, 2022

In these roles you will:

The Legal group has the following opportunities:

Senior Paralegal: (Available locations: Charlotte, NC; Des Moines, IA; Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; St. Louis, MO).

  • Provide support to a specialized practice or functional area within the Legal Department

  • Produce clear and concise written materials that can be submitted to the client with minimal revision or review by an attorney

  • Work directly with business clients and develops an understanding of business unit needs and develops plans to resolve issues

  • Develop relationships with business units and is proactive in participating in strategic efforts of client while identifying and addressing issues

  • Identify specific as well as broad underlying issues in area of expertise and work independently on very complex assignments without direct supervision

  • Develop and lead a team to meet assignment, resolution plan and or client needs and negotiates adjustments to plan as needed

  • Resolve moderately complex issues within the Legal Department

  • Coordinate with attorneys on special requests or highly complex projects

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a Paralegal

  • Experience identifying specific as well as broad underlying issues in area of expertise and work independently on very complex assignments without direct supervision

  • Experience working in a fast-paced deadline driven environment

  • Advanced research skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills

Senior Administrative Assistant: (Available locations: Charlotte, NC; Des Moines, IA; Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; St. Louis, MO).

  • Provide subject matter expertise and interpretation of administrative procedures to less experienced staff and support performance and overall effectiveness of the team in performing moderately complex to complex administrative tasks

  • C ompiling information, preparing moderately complex reports, and balancing routine general ledger lines or expense accounts

  • Perform complex administrative, transactional, operational, or customer support tasks

  • Provide a high level of professional support which includes a balance of more experienced level administrative work as well as ongoing ad hoc and project or business initiatives such as planning meetings, tracking deliverables and pulling routine reports

  • Assist with selectively referring callers, and answering questions regarding business unit policies and procedures

  • Provide administrative supervision and support to managers in the areas of reporting, customer or business documentation

  • Interact with immediate Administrative Assistant team, functional area, and internal peers regarding routine administrative tasks

  • Support more experienced level leaders with daily administrative tasks and interact with more experienced leaders across the organization

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in an Administrative or Executive Assistant role


Pay Range:

  • NY - New York City: $33 - $44 Hourly

  • Other pay ranges will vary based on location


  • Information about Wells Fargo's US employee benefits can be found here

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.


Req Number: R-166375-3

Updated: Wed May 25 06:09:27 GMT 2022

Location: New York,New York