DESCRIPTION: CBS Films Legal Affairs is seeking a summer intern that will be working closely with the legal and finance departments and will be involved with daily administrative tasks. This internship is an excellent opportunity for a law school student to gain experience working in a fast-paced environment in the entertainment industry with a focus on the business and legal affairs aspects of development, production, finance and distribution of feature films. Responsibilities include assisting with the drafting of legal contracts, copyright and trademark research, reviewing chain of title documents, preparing legal correspondence, data gathering\/fact-finding, analysis and presentation. A portion of this internship will deal with filing and answering phones as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Required Skill and Knowledge: Must be enrolled in law school as a 2L or 3L. Must have completed both a Contract Law and Copyright Law class and have an understanding of legal contract terminology. Must have excellent communication and computer skills. Must have a good knowledge of MS Office, Word and Excel. Should have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to think outside of the box. Should have a basic understanding of the entertainment business and desire to work in the entertainment industry. Prefer students with some experience in negotiations (debate, mock trial, moot court, etc.), but not required. Prefer students who also have a background and\/or experience in finance, but not required. Ad hoc Finance and Accounting project as assigned. Proficiency in MS Excel and Acess preferred. Regular Job Duties: Review and draft legal documents and company contracts related to areas of development, production, marketing, and distribution as directed by company\u2019s attorney. Assist company\u2019s attorney and legal coordinator by working in contracts database and filing paperwork. Organize file room and manage documents through company\u2019s legal files storage vendor. Assist company\u2019s finance department with various assignments related to production and distribution of films on an as needed basis. May be asked to answer phones or respond to emails on an as needed basis. Estimated around 20-30 hours per week over an 8 to 9 week period. EEO STATEMENT: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities\/Women\/Veterans\/Disabled
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CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand – “the Eye” – one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.