The Walt Disney Company Rights and Clearances Internship, ABC News- Spring 2019 in New York, New York

The Rights and Clearances 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

Preferred Qualifications :

•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

Required Education :

Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year, recent graduate or JD in their 1L year

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 :

Internship Eligibility

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • 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

  • Must be able to work in the New York City office and provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

  • Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Program Dates

  • Must be available from January to April/May

  • Must be willing to work a minimum of 30 hours/week

Job ID: 591961BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks