Global Ethics & Compliance Team Intern

Requisition Number:  13316
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


Primary responsibilities: The intern will be working with all members of the Ethics and Compliance team / Data privacy team to provide support to various risk areas of the program and projects. You will be working closely with different members of the E&C/Data privacy team such that you should have developed a good understanding of the inner workings of an effective corporate compliance program, in theory and in practice. You may have opportunities to get involved in other areas of the Westinghouse Law Department e.g., corporate law, labor & employment, intellectual property, privacy, or commercial law, etc. We have a dynamic team, collaborative and inclusive culture that will enable our interns in exploring different areas of compliance and get a good feel for what it is like to work in a corporate environment.


Some but not all projects that the intern may be asked to support include the following:

  • Compliance risk assessment
  • Global required compliance training initiatives
  • Global Anti-Bribery and Corruption Program
  • Global Intermediary Program
  • Global Compliance Ambassador Program
  • Conflict of Interest process
  • Global Data Privacy Program


In addition, intern will be asked to provide research (including legal research), prepare informational presentations based on their research and benchmarking information for various processes and projects of the Global compliance program. These will be used for “compliance toolkits”, compliance “integrity moments”, and training materials. 


Minimum requirements:

• Pursuing a JD in an accredited law school, MBA, MPIA, or a related degree in business, economics, accounting, forensic studies.

• Motivated self-learner with the passion and follow through to acquire new skills

• Ability to think creatively, take ownership of tasks and adapt to changing business requirements

• High level of accountability and integrity

• Detail-oriented

• Work well in a global virtual environment that is fast-paced and constantly changing

• Ability to multitask and navigate through ambiguity

• Strong interpersonal skills, incl. good communication with the ability to articulate ideas in a precise and concise manner


Preferred Skills:

• MS Excel, SAP or related systems and tools skills

• Ability working with cross functional teams

• Effective presentation skills

• Proficiency in a language other than English

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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