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2024 Summer Remote Internship: Legal

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


Are you a future First Amendment lawyer with a passion for reading? Come discover book law! 



The Penguin Random House (PRH) Legal Department is seeking a first-year law student for a Summer 2024 internship. In line with PRH’s mission to ignite a universal passion for reading by creating books for everyone and our company’s commitment to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the legal profession, applicants from underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Interns will be exposed to a wide range of legal disciplines, including defamation, copyright, right of publicity, privacy, trademark, and commercial law. They will 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 the world’s largest publisher of English language books.  

Interns work four days a week (Monday through Thursday) for ten weeks. The program is run out of PRH’s New York Headquarters but offers remote flexibility. Compensation is $20 per hour. Here are all of the specific program details: 


  • Fully remote program  
  • 10-week duration starting from June 3rd to August 13th.
  • Pay is $20/hr 
  • 28 hours a week  
  • Weekly virtual programming will be available for interns to learn about different departments within the company 


The deadline to apply is January 12th 2024 11:59pm EST


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: 264441

264441Penguin Random House LLC 

Date:  Nov 24, 2023

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

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