Working within the Legal division of the USTA, a law school intern will work on projects that will provide a significant opportunity for experiential learning and and/or research. Through this internship, the law school intern will have access to opportunities for professional engagement and mentoring by USTA staff in preparation for the 2019 summer tennis season including the US Open.
The Internship is designed to provide a unique, hands-on educational experience in the sports industry. The intern will work within the Legal Department to focus on preparation for the 2019 US Open, the US Open Series, and USTA Pro Circuit events, as well corporate and not-for-profit issues. Anticipated projects include:
Drafting and reviewing contracts
Researching and drafting memoranda on issues related to the sports industry and corporate governance
Drafting cease and desist letters
Assisting with litigation matters
Drafting policies and procedures
Applicants must be 1st or 2nd year law school students. They should be proficient in Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word and PowerPoint, as well as Google Suite applications. Must be organized and able to manage time; be a strong strategic thinker and self-starter, and; possess strong written and oral communication skills. Tennis knowledge is preferred, but not required. Ability to extend time to work through US Open is a plus.
Application deadline: February 8th
The internship runs between the dates of June 3rd through August 9th.
The pay is $25/hour based on a 32 hours work week.
Intern will have the opportunity for exposure to senior leadership across the organization
No housing provided - intern will have to secure his/her own housing
Relatives of the USTA National Staff will not be considered.
Internship is no guarantee of full time employment
Closing Date: 8th February, 2019
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