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26 Jun 2024

Fall 2024 - Legal Internship

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nashville, TN, USA
0+ years exp.

Nashville Predators Legal Internship โ€“ Fall 2024

The Nashville Predators Legal Department is seeking interns for the 2024 Fall Semester. This intern will assist with various aspects of the sports industry including, but not limited to, drafting contracts, ensuring compliance with state, federal, and local laws, and researching contracts. We are looking for a very energetic and outgoing individual who has a positive, can-do attitude and has a strong desire to learn and be part of the Smashville culture. In addition to the duties and objectives listed below, students will receive the opportunity to gain exposure to different departments and entities within the Nashville Predators organization. The Nashville Predators intern program provides an educational, skill-building, hands-on experience for all participants, and a cornerstone of the program is the interns ability to earn academic credit for participation in the program.

Candidates MUST receive law school academic credit for the completion of this internship. The Nashville Predators do not offer housing or transportation accommodations.

Nashville Predators Legal Intern Responsibilities:

Drafting contracts, including but not limited to employment and third-party agreements, facilities management contracts with an eye towards standardization of best outcomes in areas such as indemnification, insurance, and liability.

  • Reviewing and analyzing documents relating to the ticket sales, arena and/or marketing and sponsorship functions.
  • Ensuring compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to matters such as employment, intellectual property, immigration, and alcohol laws.
  • Researching and analyzing legal issues including contracts, real estate, intellectual property, employment and labor law issues, corporate strategy, structure, acquisitions, and other legal areas.
  • Performing contract management tasks and management of legal files.
  • Completing other Sports Education 101 projects and responsibilities for the legal department that may be assigned

This is an unpaid internship where candidates must be enrolled as a law student in an academic institution and actively pursuing a juris doctorate. This internship is located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Fall semester internship duration will be approximately August-December 2024
  • All internships are in person; no remote opportunities are available at this time
  • Enrolled as a law student in good standing at an accredited, academic institution and actively pursuing a juris doctorate. 2L or 3L student preferred.
  • Earn academic credit for the legal internship with the Nashville Predators organization.
  • Meet the academic credit compliance requirements of legal internโ€™s law school.
  • Possess great communication skills, be professional and able to multi-task.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Prior legal experience or experience working for a team, athletic department, or with a sporting event is beneficial.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Excellent speaking and listening skills, requiring the perception of speech.
  • Walking, bending, and carrying of items up to 20 pounds including office supplies, laptop and other equipment or work.
  • As a condition of internship, qualified applicant will be subject to a background check, including a criminal history check, driving history and character references.
  • All interns must be students at accredited colleges and universities, with the ability to earn academic credit for time spent in an internship position
  • Internships do not provide compensation, housing, or transportation
  • Internships do not guarantee full-time positions with the Nashville Predators organization upon completion

The Nashville Predators and our entities is an equal opportunity employer. The organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability status, genetic information, or any other applicable federal or state protected classification. The organization celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

To ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may email [email protected].

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