Disney ABC Television Group Rights and Clearances Internship, ABC News- Summer 2019 in New York, New York

The Rights and Clearances legal intern will support the department’s team with various projects related to the licensing of third party content for ABC News programs and the distribution of ABC News content to its partners and clients.

Responsibilities :

A day in the life…

•Reviewing Rights & Clearances files and agreements to determine rights information

•Following up with production staff for show rights information

•Under the guidance of department management, drafting media guidelines and handling various administrative projects

•Updating Rights & Clearances records

•Conducting copyright research

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

•A basic understanding of copyright and contract law as well as the television and new media business

•Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office

•Demonstrated interest (academic or internship) in the legal field

•Demonstrated interest (academic or internship) in television or new media field

Preferred Qualifications :

•Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year; JD in their 1L year

•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

•Basic understanding of copyright, licensing and contract law

•Previous experience (academic or internship) in television, news or new media production

•Basic administrative capability

Company Overview :

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information :

•All candidates must be eligible to work in the US

•All candidates must be at least 18 years old

•All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship

•All candidates must be available from May/June to August/Septembe r

•All candidates must be willing to work 40 hours/week

•All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

•All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Job ID: 627791BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.