Spring, Summer and Fall Interns, Legal and Regulatory Affairs

The Legal and Regulatory Affairs department of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) welcomes intern applicants year round. NAB is a trade association that advocates on behalf of free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. NAB legal interns can expect to work closely with our legal team and participate in our advocacy efforts on many hot-button communications law issues. NAB intern projects focus on a variety of legal issues, including regulatory, copyright and various First Amendment issues. Intern responsibilities include:

  • analyzing legal issues and drafting internal memoranda
  • drafting pleadings and letters
  • composing regulatory alerts for NAB members
  • summarizing comments
  • monitoring ongoing rulemaking proceedings and other regulatory activity
  • assisting with responses to member inquiries

Although there is some flexibility in scheduling internship start and end dates, the timing of internships and the deadlines to apply are as follows:

  • Summer internships are offered on a full-time basis, begin in late May, and end in late July.
    Application Deadline: March 31
  • Fall internships are offered on a part-time basis, begin in early September, and end in late November.
    Application Deadline: July 31
  • Spring internships are offered on a part-time basis, begin in January, and end in late April.
    Application Deadline: October 31

All applicants must be currently enrolled in law school. The Fall and Spring internship positions are unpaid, however, NAB staff will work with your law school's academic credit or supervised externship programs. The summer internship pays a stipend.

If you would like to apply, please send your resume and most recent (official or unofficial) law school transcript to the address below. The subject line of your email should read "Intern Applicant."

Fax: 202 775 2983
Mail: 1771 N St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Attn: Human Resources

NAB is an equal opportunity employer.