HBO 2017 Summer Intern: Business Affairs & Legal (JD)

OVERALL SUMMARY:

The position is a legal internship open for law students who have completed one year of law school.

Must be able to work 35 hours/week in New York City.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist attorneys with projects relating to legal issues arising in premium pay television company, with an emphasis on media and entertainment law.
  • Types of matters include copyright, libel, invasion of privacy, social media, employment, and general commercial matters.
  • Conduct legal research, analyze contracts and other documents, assist with litigation, and attend court proceedings and depositions.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Highly proficient in legal research and writing, and must have good organizational and communications skills.
  • Successful completion of one year of law school is a prerequisite.
  • Detail oriented, focused and good communication skills.
  • Work under demanding circumstances and heavy workload.
  • Exhibit exemplary character and judgment.

About Us It’s HBOSM

America’s most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.


See Inside the Office of HBO

Launched in 1972, HBO has become a critically acclaimed innovator, ratings record-breaker and multiple Golden Globe winner in the cable television industry. The company offers 24-hour pay television services of its exclusive productions—including original movies, series, comedy, documentaries, family shows, and world-class sporting events—to its dedicated following of 46 million subscribers in the U.S. and in 50 countries around the globe.


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