Boston Globe Media Partners (BGMP) is seeking a 2023 Fall Legal Intern. The intern will work on a wide variety of legal matters under close supervision of the three person legal department. This internship experience will provide the intern with meaningful, relevant work experience in a small in-house legal department.
- Perform legal research and writing on various news and media law topics.
- Review and help negotiate a variety of legal agreements, including non-disclosure and licensing agreements.
- Gain exposure to various intellectual property law issues, including by assisting with copyright and fair use inquiries related to newsroom publication of photos and other content, and drafting cease and desist notices against infringers of BGMP content.
- Assist with HR related matters involving employment, labor, independent contractor, and immigration laws.
- Help with compliance issues, including related to privacy and consumer protection laws.
- Attend internal, external, and industry level meetings to learn about legal and business topics and initiatives.
- Undertake legal ops projects to help improve legal department processes and systems.
- Other tasks and projects as requested.
- Current J.D. candidate at an ABA-accredited law school.
- Completion of at least one full year of law school study is preferred, including completion of course work in legal research and writing.
- Prior experience or completion of course work in journalism or media law is preferred.
- Strong legal research and writing skills.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize, organize, and handle multiple projects at once.
- Proficiency with Google Suite and Microsoft Office, including Gmail, Word, and Excel.
Hybrid Work & Vaccination Statement:
BGMP is a hybrid work environment (remote Monday/Friday, in-office Tuesdays/Wednesday/Thursday). We require that all BGMP employees (including temporary employees, co-ops, and interns) be vaccinated from COVID-19, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise. All BGMP employees, regardless of vaccination status or work location, must provide proof of vaccination status as instructed by the employee’s designated Human Resources contact. Employees may request a reasonable accommodation or other exemption from this policy by contacting their designated Human Resources contact. Failure to comply with or enforce any part of this policy, or misrepresentation of compliance with this policy, may result in discipline, up to and including termination of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law.
EEO Statement: BGMP is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition or any other protected characteristic. BGMP is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.