Summer 2017 Media Law & First Amendment Internship

Job Description:

Internship description:

Dow Jones & Company, Inc. is soliciting applications for its Media Law & First Amendment Internship. The intern will join Dow Jones’s legal department in its New York City offices for ten weeks in the summer of 2017. Working primarily with Dow Jones’s litigation and press attorneys, the intern will focus on matters affecting publication, access to information, newsgathering, and domestic and international free-speech laws.

Responsibilities will include research, drafting memoranda, and helping to resolve the day-to-day issues that arise in publishing The Wall Street Journal , Dow Jones Newswires, Barron’s , and other publications. The intern may also be exposed to matters involving business transactions, labor and employment law, patents, and trademarks.

The intern will receive a stipend of approximately $8,000.

Candidates should be first or second-year law students and have a demonstrated interest in and commitment to media law.

Interested students should attach a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to their application.

Company Overview:

About Dow Jones

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2016-28866

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

Job Function Internships

Business Area LEGAL

Job Area1 People, Legal, Finance

Job Area2 ..


Meet Some of Dow Jones's Employees

Sendi D.

Subscriber Services Manager

Sendi works in Subscription Department at Dow Jones, dealing with fraudulent complaints and providing customer service support for WSJ, WSJ+, Barron's, and its affiliated sub-agencies.

Yvette M.

Deputy Video Technology Director

From live productions to trans-coding to troubleshooting, Yvette manages the WSJ Video Department, implementing the latest technologies to deliver news and events seamlessly to multiple media platforms worldwide.


Back to top