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Walt Disney Television Rights and Clearances Internship, ABC News- Spring 2020 in New York, New York

As a Rights and Clearances legal intern, you 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


•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

Additional Information :

Internship Eligibility:

•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 not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.

•All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation in the New York City area for the duration of the internship

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

Internship Dates:

•All candidates must be available from January to May

•All candidates must be willing to work 30 hours/week

Job ID: 701923BR

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.