The Walt Disney Company Rights and Clearances Internship, ABC News-Fall 2017 in New York, New York

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.

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….

The Rights and Clearances legal intern 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

As well as...

•All candidates must possess unrestricted work authorization

•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 be available from September to December for the 15 week program

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

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

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

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

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: 464833BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks