The Media Law & First Amendment intern will join Dow Jones’s legal department in its New York City offices for ten weeks in the summer of 2021. The intern will work primarily with Dow Jones’s litigation and press attorneys, focusing on matters affecting publication, access to information, newsgathering, and domestic and international free speech laws.
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
Candidates should be either first or second-year law students (with preference given to first-years) and have a demonstrated interest in and commitment to media law
Intellectually curious, willing to express thoughts freely
Superb interpersonal, presentation, and writing skills
Able to prioritize, manage, and execute tasks, while adhering to critical project timelines in a very fast-paced environment
Interested students should submit a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript with their application.
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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 .
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Business Area: LEGAL
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Req ID: 23194