Legal Intern (Spring 2020) P/T

Posted: 11/27/2019 | Expires: 12/11/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Operations
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive




Springer Nature is a major new force in scientific, scholarly, professional and educational publishing. By using its combined expertise, scale and the reach of our brands, the company aims to grow and innovate in order to better serve academic researchers, students, teachers, institutions, professionals and the wider public, by helping them discover more. Springer Nature was created through the combination of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media in May 2015. This strategic merger brought together these dynamic publishing houses with more than 150 years of history behind them, as well as complementary geographic footprints and brand portfolios, a track record of creativity and innovation, and a shared vision to advance knowledge and learning around the world. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of EURO 1.5 billion.


We are seeking a rising 2L or 3L law student in an accredited J.D. program to work part-time in our in-house legal department which serves, among others, Scientific American and Nature magazines, academic publishers Palgrave Macmillan and Macmillan Education and scientific, technical and medical publisher Springer Science+Business Media. The intern will work with the department's lawyers on a variety of legal issues as they arise, primarily by performing legal research although the position may include other types of assignments (i.e. contract interpretation, factual inquiry) depending on the needs of the department. 


We anticipate the intern will work an average of 15 hours a week. Hours and scheduling flexible. This is a paid internship for Spring 2020. 


Please submit a recent writing sample with your online application, preferably including legal analysis (confidential information contained in writing sample may be blacked out).  


Please submit your application by January 5, 2020

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