Intern - Legal


Arlington, VA 03-06-2023
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Legal Internship (Remote or Hybrid)

Corporate Area: Office of the Chief Legal Officer

Status: Internship/Full-Time/Hybrid or Remote

Supervisor Title: Senior Regulatory Affairs Counsel

Time Commitment: 25 -30 hours/week, June 2023 – August 2023

Compensation: $15/hour for undergraduate students, $17/hour for graduate students

Position Overview:

PBS is a non-profit media organization that distributes high-quality educational, arts, and cultural programming to more than 350 public television member stations nationwide. The Office of the Chief Legal Officer offers law students a rich in-house experience in a variety of legal fields, including non-profit, intellectual property, regulatory, technology, media, communications, online, data privacy, public interest, and all aspects of corporate legal matters.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

PBS legal interns work closely with our in-house attorneys on current and pressing legal matters. Interns will interact with corporate clients, research and report on various state and federal laws and regulations related to non-profit media entities, and review and draft a variety of documents including contracts, corporate policies, program licenses, software licenses, content acquisition agreements, intellectual property licenses and agreements. May include conducting legal research, drafting research memos, reviewing contracts, and drafting language, and working on other projects handled by the Legal Department.

Requirements for success:

Currently enrolled as a second-year student (or equivalent if an evening student) at an ABA-accredited law school with excellent academic record. Please include the GPA in the application.
• Excellent legal research and writing skills
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Knowledge of computer-based legal research systems
• Familiarity with, or interest in, the media & entertainment industry
• Ability to handle complex and challenging assignments with short turnaround deadlines
• Candidate must currently be enrolled in law school

Skills the Intern may gain:

Intern will apply their legal training and, through constructive feedback, improve on legal research, legal drafting, and client communication skills.

PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the EEOC and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gknxjk-44-200-171-156-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $15.00 to $0.00 Per Hour ($ USD)

Company Profile

PBS and our member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS's educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way.