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Summer 2024 Internship - Legal / Commercial

Posted Jan 22
Full Time
On Site
Princeton, New Jersey
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Job Description: About us:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).


About the Role

Dow Jones & Company is looking for a legal intern to join our Princeton, NJ team. You will join Dow Jones' legal department full-time for ten weeks in the summer of 2024. You will work with lawyers in the department on commercial transactions, including advertising, and labor and employment, privacy and compliance matters. You will report to the Assistant General Counsel.

This role is a hybrid, based in our Princeton, NJ office.


You Will:

  • Research
  • Draft and review commercial contracts

  • Draft memoranda

  • Work on special projects for the legal department

  • Have opportunities to attend client meetings and negotiations


You Have:

  • One or two years of law school completed (are a first or second-year law student)
  • Superb interpersonal, presentation and written skills

  • Ability to prioritize, manage and execute tasks, while following critical project timelines

  • A demonstrated interest in commercial transactional law in the advertising and media space

  • Interested students should submit a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript with their application

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: LEGAL

Job Category: Administration, Facilities & Secretarial

Union Status:

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Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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