2023 Legal Summer Internship at DIRECTV
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2023 Legal Summer Internship

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Summer 2023 Legal Summer Associate

The DIRECTV Legal Department is seeking a first year or second year law student to join the team as a summer associate.


The internship is designed to provide the participant with an opportunity to develop both personally and professionally, as well as to gain experience by working alongside in-house counsel. Notable benefits of the internship include:

  • The participant will have a unique opportunity to see what life is like as an in-house attorney in a leading video content distribution company; and

  • The participant will have opportunities to work on content distribution agreements, attend depositions and hearings, conduct research, and draft memoranda ranging from a wide array of practice areas within the department, which may include Content and Programming, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Regulatory, Product, and Labor and Employment, among others.

The duration of the internship will be 8-10 weeks during Summer 2023. The internship will be primarily virtual (in-office work may also be available) with potential for travel to Los Angeles. This is a paid internship.

DIRECTV has a strong preference for candidates located in the following areas:

  • Atlanta, Georgia

  • Dallas, Texas

  • Denver, Colorado

  • Los Angeles, California

  • New York, New York

  • Washington, D.C.


Must be a first year or second year student enrolled at an ABA- accredited law school in good academic standing. We are seeking candidates that have demonstrated an active commitment to the furtherance of diversity in the legal profession and that have a strong interest in the entertainment industry. Candidates interested in applying for this internship should submit:

  • A cover letter indicating why the student is an excellent candidate for the internship and addressing their interest in the entertainment industry (no more than 1 page);

  • A written statement describing the candidate’s active commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession (no more than 1 page);

  • A current resume; and

  • An official transcript (a candidate’s GPA will not be considered as part of the application review process).

Our Legal Summer Intern will earn $47.50/hour, not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at DIRECTV offers. There is a lot to be excited about around here.

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