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Spring 2018 Legal Internship

Legal | New York, NY | Part Time and Internship

Job Description

About Sesame Workshop

Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street which reaches 156 million children across more than 150 countries. The Workshop’s mission is to use the educational power of media to help children everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Delivered through a variety of platforms, including television programs, digital experiences, books and community engagement, its research-based programs are tailored to the needs of the communities and countries they serve. For more information, visit us at

Job Description:

Legal Intern (Spring 2018 Semester)

Department: Legal and Business Affairs

Sesame Workshop seeks a legal intern to work alongside seven attorneys on a variety of matters including those related to television development and production, digital and consumer products licensing, product safety, events, marketing, publishing, advocacy, philanthropy and social impact initiatives.


The legal intern should have a foundation and interest in intellectual property, entertainment, corporate, and non-profit law.  Candidates should be intellectually curious, flexible, and interested in transactional law.  Candidates should also possess a passion to learn from and contribute to an incredibly active in-house legal team with unique, challenging and exciting matters.     


Under the guidance and supervision of the Sesame Workshop attorneys, the legal intern may:

  • Review and draft varying documents including license agreements, third-party correspondences, and vendor agreements
  • Draft memoranda on various areas of law
  • Provide research and other assistance on various projects as needed


Work Schedule: Interns will be expected to work a maximum of 35 hours per week for approximately 13 weeks.  The work hours and duration of the internship are flexible as we will work around your school schedule.  This is a paid position, with a rate of no less than $20.00 per hour.

Approximate Duration: January 2018– May 2018

NOTE: Applicants must have the legal right to work in the United States and must be currently enrolled in an accredited law school.  Receiving school credit for this internship is optional.

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resumeIncomplete applications will NOT be accepted.  Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful candidates.