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Legal Intern

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Sony

14d ago

  • Internship
    Part-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Legal
  • New York City
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You: Experience in tech/media, 3.0 GPA, law firm/internship exp., detail-oriented, strong communication skills, able to handle confidential info, proficiency in MS Office, ABA law school enrollment, available from September, authorized to work in U.S. Submit transcript, resume, cover letter, writing sample.
  • You will support Sony's Legal Department with transactional, litigation, and corporate matters, including researching, drafting memos, reviewing agreements, and preparing for client meetings, negotiations, and court appearances. Gain hands-on training in a real-world legal environment.

Requirements

  • Experience/background/course work/other indicia of interest in the fields of technology, media, or similar industries
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • Prior law firm/judicial internship or related internship experience is a plus
  • Second/third year law students are preferred
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on tasks until they are completed
  • Experience in discreetly handling confidential information preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be enrolled in an ABA accredited law school
  • If applicant is seeking course credit, such applicant must be enrolled in an ABA accredited law school internship/externship or clinical program
  • Copy of law school transcript, along with a resume, cover letter and writing sample as part of the application materials
  • Available to work starting September until end of semester
  • Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Responsibilities

  • Sony Corporation of America (“SCA”) is seeking a Fall 2024 law student intern to support the Legal Department. This is a paid internship and the intern will assist lawyers in transactional, litigation and corporate matters. SCA’s law student intern program is designed to provide the intern with hands-on training in a real-world environment of an in-house legal department. Assignments will vary and may include researching and drafting memos, reviewing agreements and other legal documents, preparing for and attending client meetings, negotiations, depositions, court appearances, etc.

FAQs

What kind of work will I be doing as a legal intern at Sony Corporation of America?

As a legal intern at Sony Corporation of America, you will be assisting lawyers in transactional, litigation, and corporate matters. This may include researching and drafting memos, reviewing agreements and legal documents, preparing for and attending client meetings, negotiations, depositions, court appearances, and more.

How many hours per week will I be expected to work as a legal intern?

Legal interns at Sony Corporation of America typically work approximately 15 hours per week, with at least 1-2 days per week in-person at the NYC office.

What qualifications are required for the legal intern position at Sony Corporation of America?

Qualifications for the legal intern position at Sony Corporation of America include having a minimum GPA of 3.0, experience or interest in technology, media, or similar industries, excellent written and oral communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to work independently and follow through on tasks. Second or third-year law students are preferred.

What are the requirements for applying for the legal intern position at Sony Corporation of America?

To apply for the legal intern position at Sony Corporation of America, you will need to submit a copy of your law school transcript, along with a resume, cover letter, and writing sample as part of the application materials. You must also be available to work starting in September until the end of the semester and be authorized to work in the U.S.

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