The Walt Disney Company ABC Studios Legal Affairs Internship (JD) - Fall 2017 in Burbank, California

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

At Disney/ABC Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….

ABC Studios Legal Affairs is responsible for all legal work associated with the television series produced by ABC Studios and its related companies. This work includes the drafting and negotiation of above-the-line talent agreements and other production agreements, legal clearance and legal research.

Responsibilities : A day in the life…

You will assist attorneys within the department with changes to legal forms, drafting basic talent agreements and performing legal research. The internship will provide you with knowledge about television production and the role of the legal affairs department in that process.

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

•A focus in entertainment law and/or completed several entertainment related classes

•Legal research skills

•Knowledge in drafting contracts

•Strong proficiency in Excel and document management

As well as…

•All students must possess unrestricted work authorization

•All students must be at least 18 years old

•You 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 September to December

•All candidates must be willing to work a minimum of 15 hours/week with a possibility of more hours if available

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

Preferred Qualifications :

•Media/entertainment/studio/network experience

•Knowledge of contract law

•Experience in drafting agreements

Required Education :

Required Education

•All students must be pursuing a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree and currently enrolled at an accredited law school

•All students must be in their 2L or 3L year at the time of the internship, open to recent graduates

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 :

This position is with: American Broadcast Companies, Inc

Compensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

Job ID: 469914BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks