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Digest for Week of February 10th, 2017

What to Read Before Law School

So you want to go to law school. Congrats! Studying to be a lawyer takes courage, commitment, and, of course, plenty of preparation. That's where we come in. Once you're in law school, you'll be drowning in reading -- and not always the most thrilling reading. Right now, though, you should have plenty of time to dive into some useful, even pleasurable, books. Here's a list of what to read, adapted from FindLaw's great Law Students section and with a few of our own recommendations thrown in.
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Surviving the First Year

Landing That Summer Internship

Bar Prep and Beyond

Interning Your Way To A Dream Job


Internship: The Office of the General Counsel/Legal

(NPR - Washington, DC) - Legal interns are crucial contributors to the work of the Office of the General Counsel (“OGC”). The OGC is responsible for providing high quality, cost-efficient, legal and related services to our NPR® clients to achieve its mission of service to the public. NPR offers legal internships throughout the year. Course credit may be obtained by arrangement with individual law schools. During the summer, law clerks are expected to work full time, 40 hours per week for 10 weeks. Spring, fall, and winter internships can be on a part-time (at least 15-20 hours per week) or full-time schedule.
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Foreign Policy Intern (DC) Summer 2017

(Human Rights First - Washington, DC) - Research human rights situation overseas in particular countries of significance to US foreign policy. (Particular countries likely to include Poland, other Eastern European countries, countries of the former Soviet Union). Develop recommendations regarding ways US officials can communicate the importance of human rights and civil society support to foreign governments and to the public in foreign countries. Conduct research and develop recommendations on making links between lessons learned domestically in the US (for example, related to the use of torture and US criminal justice policy, or the need for narrowly-tailored anti-terror laws) – or lessons we are still learning in the US – and recommendations we provide to foreign countries regarding the need to observe and implement human rights obligations/ the need to support and maintain a robust civil society.
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Legal Intern

(Koch Industries Inc. - Washington, DC) - Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC, is a shared-services company that provides legal, government and public affairs services to affiliates of Koch Industries, Inc. around the world. The Washington, D.C. based Legal team has an opportunity for two Legal Interns that will provide support to either the Public Policy team or Political Law team, in addition to the Deputy General Counsel, Political Law and VP Public Policy. In these positions, you will assist with political law compliance projects or public policy projects.
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CBS Films Legal/Finance 2017 Internship

(CBS Films - Los Angeles, CA) - CBS Films Finance & Legal department is seeking an intern that will be working closely with management and will be involved with daily administrative tasks. This internship is an excellent opportunity for students to gain experience working in a fast-paced work environment in the entertainment industry. Responsibilities include assisting with data gathering and fact-finding, data analysis and presentation of findings. This internship will also deal with exposure to contracts and other projects will be assigned as needed.
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Legal Intern - Summer 2017

(Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company - Hershey, PA) - The Legal Intern reports to the Corporate Counsel for Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company, which owns and/or operates Hersheypark® Amusement Park and Entertainment Complex, Hershey® Lodge, The Hotel Hershey®, Hershey Bears® Hockey Club, and more. The Legal Intern will be responsible for supporting projects as directed by the Corporate Counsel and other members of the Legal Department.
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Summer 2017 Internship

(Sony Music Entertainment - New York, NY) - Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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