Apply to be a CIS summer intern


The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) at Stanford Law School is hiring a Summer Intern to work public interest issues involving technology and the Internet.

The Center for Internet and Society is a leading center for the study of the relationship between the public interest, law and technology. CIS was founded by Professor of Law Lawrence Lessig and is headed by Executive Director attorney Jennifer S. Granick, who also teaches the Cyberlaw Clinic.

The Summer Intern works with Attorney Granick and Professor Lessig on CIS and Cyberlaw Clinic litigation, including cases challenging the extension of copyright to works that had passed into the public domain, protecting the rights of Internet publishers to speak anonymously on-line, protecting speech interests against claims of intellectual property infringement, and providing legal information in response to cease and desist letters sent to Internet publishers.

The Summer Intern also assists in preparing materials and research for Cyberlaw Clinic course and caseload, keeping the CIS website and calendar up-to-date and various administrative tasks on an as-needed basis.

The position is for approximately 12 weeks. Second and third year law students are preferred, as is experience with computers, including email, instant messaging, Movable Type, and Excel. Hourly rate in accordance with the Law School work-study rates, to be announced. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and a list of references by February 28, 2004 to Executive Director Jennifer S. Granick at: Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, CA 94305-8610.

For further information, please contact Ms. Granick's legal assistant, Joanne Newman, at: 650-723-4336.

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