Summer Intern - : Legal

Penguin Random House

New York, NY 12-19-2022
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Discover career opportunities in our LEGAL department as a Legal Intern.

Are you a future First Amendment lawyer with a passion for reading? Come discover book law!


The Penguin Random House (PRH) Legal Department is seeking a first-year law student for a Summer 2023 internship. In line with PRH's mission to ignite a universal passion for reading by creating books for everyone and our company's commitment to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the legal profession, applicants from underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interns will be exposed to a wide range of legal disciplines, including defamation, copyright, right of publicity, privacy, trademark, and commercial law. They will conduct legal research, review books for legal concerns, draft contracts, and assist PRH's legal team in tackling the variety of challenges associated with being the world's largest publisher of English language books. 

Interns work 28 hours each week for ten weeks. The program is run out of PRH's New York Headquarters but offers remote flexibility. Compensation is $20 per hour.


To be eligible, you must be a first-year law student. You must be located in the US during the dates of the program: 6/5/23 - 8/11/23


To apply, applicants should attach a resume, law school transcript, and a cover letter detailing their interest in First Amendment Law and how their unique background can contribute to PRH's commitment to DEI within the legal profession.

Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn42bk-44-213-63-130-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.