Media Law & First Amendment Internship

NEW HEIGHTS Business Marketing Consultants, LLC Baton Rouge, LA. United States
JOB ID: INT982022-17


We are currently looking for a bright, energetic, and ambitious law school student (intern), and are soliciting applications for our Media Law & First Amendment Internship. Working primarily with NEW HEIGHTS BMC’s litigation and press attorneys, the Media Law & First Amendment Intern will focus on matters affecting publication, access to information, newsgathering, and domestic free-speech laws, as well as work with management and staff to analyze potential legal issues and opportunities that may be encountered by the company and its various business units. 

Responsibilities will include conducting legal research, drafting memoranda, prepare legal correspondence, and work with business personnel and management throughout the organization to assist in resolving the day-to-day issues that arise in publishing the company’s magazine publication. The Media Law & First Amendment intern may also be exposed to matters involving business transactions, labor, and employment law, patents, trademarks, and copyrights. 

Candidates should be first or second-year law students and have a demonstrated interest in and/or a commitment to media law, must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be detail oriented and flexible, possess strong problem-solving ability, can prioritize assigned duties, has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure, and is able to work independently. 


      ▪ Research and prepare summaries of laws regarding various commercial, and regulatory matters. 

      ▪ Draft and review contracts and documents regarding commercial transactions. 

      ▪ Prepare and review notices and various legal correspondence. 

      ▪ Conduct due diligence review with respect to various important business transactions. 

      ▪ Complete projects as assigned. 

      ▪ Maintain and promote a strong, safe culture and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations. 

      ▪ Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting actions or conditions. 


      ▪ Law student completing his or her first or second year of law school 

      ▪ Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Word 

      ▪ Proficiency with legal research tools, such as Westlaw 

      ▪ Second year+ law student (2L) preferred, but not required 

SCHEDULE: 6-12 months, depending on amount of hours (Fall/Spring Semester, with the possibility of extending to Summer) 

(Hours are flexible and can be arranged according to a student’s academic/work schedule) 

REMUNERATION: Paid Internship. Academic credit also available. 

Flexible schedule of 2-3 days/week. 


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