CBS Corporation Fall 2017 CBS Sports Network Legal Intern in New York, New York

Fall 2017 CBS Sports Network Legal Intern

REF#: 28576

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Sports Network

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, US

ABOUT US:

CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports, airs more than 400 live games annually, showcasing an array of college and professional sports, as well as in-depth studio shows, documentaries and original programs. CBS Sports Network also provides extensive shoulder programming around CBS Sports’ Championship events, including the Super Bowl, The Masters and PGA Championship.

CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers including Verizon FiOS Channel 94 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 643 (1643 in HD) and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

DESCRIPTION:

CBS Sports Network is looking for an enthusiastic Legal Intern to join our team for the upcoming semester. This position will enable the successful candidate to get first hand legal/business affairs experience within a fast-paced sports television network.

The intern will work closely with all attorneys and staff members within the legal department. The selected candidate will be responsible for reviewing, summarizing, organizing, and occasional drafting of programming, production and talent agreements. Additional responsibilities will include researching intellectual property and new media issues, and reviewing and commenting upon footage and music licenses.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Consideration for the position will be limited to candidates who are second or third year law students and have completed basic contracts, and legal research and writing courses.

  • Completion of intellectual property classes by interested candidates is preferred.

  • Candidates must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills as well as excellent writing skills.

  • Candidates should be reliable, flexible, detail-oriented, capable of anticipating client needs, and able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Candidates must also be able to handle confidential matters discreetly and exercise good judgment.

  • Candidates must currently be enrolled in a J.D. program and be in good academic standing.

  • In some cases, solid knowledge and interest in sports, particularly college sports is required.

  • CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network Internships are paid at a standard competitive hourly rate, proper work authorization is needed to be employed within the United States.

  • Internships are in New York, NY. Selected students must be willing to relocate or commute at their own expense.

  • Cover letter is required.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled