CIS is hiring: 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. It also includes the Fair Use Project (FUP), which is headed by Executive Director Anthony T. Falzone.

The Summer Intern works with Attorneys Granick and Falzone, as well as Professor Lessig, on Cyberlaw Clinic and FUP litigation, including cases challenging the extension of copyright to works that had passed into the public domain, protecting and expanding fair use rights, 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.

For more information about the CIS and the FUP, please visit our website at

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. The position is for approximately 12 weeks.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and a list of references to:

Amanda Smith
Center for Internet & Society
Crown Quadrangle
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610

Applications may also be submitted by email to the following address:

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