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2022 Summer Internship: Legal

Discover career opportunities in our LEGAL department as a Legal Intern.


The Penguin Random House (PRH) Legal Department is seeking a first-year law student for its Summer 2022 Legal Internship



Our dedicated team of publishing professionals is committed to helping authors realize their very best work and to finding innovative new ways of bringing stories and ideas to audiences worldwide. Find your story in our books!



Penguin Random House offers 10-week remote paid internship opportunities available in our adult, children’s, and corporate divisions, this falling in the latter. Interns will be exposed to a variety of legal disciples, including defamation, copyright, right of publicity, privacy, trademark, and commercial law. They will be asked to conduct legal research, review books for legal concerns, draft contracts, and assist PRH’s legal team in tackling the variety of challenges associated with being a global publisher.



To be eligible, you must be a first-year law student. You must be located in the US during the dates of the program.




To apply, applicants should attach a resume, law school transcript, and a cover letter extolling their love of books and/or desire to defend free speech.



Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off. 


Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at
Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 190909

Date:  Jan 14, 2022

New York, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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