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Creative Commons Internship Opportunities

Francesca Rodriquez, March 7th, 2005

Creative Commons is happy to announce this summer’s internship opportunities at the San Francisco office. If you are interested in applying, please follow the instructions below.

Legal Internship

Creative Commons is currently accepting resumés from law students interested in interning in the San Francisco office. This paid internship will focus on intellectual property and copyright, especially in relation to the internet as it relates to building the pool of licensed content and encouraging the reuse of content.

Technology

Creative Commons is currently accepting resumés from persons interested in interning in the San Francisco office. This paid internship will focus on aiding the Chief Technology Officer and Software Engineer with the development of software and maintenance of services. Knowledge of Linux and Python a must.

Free Culture Marketing/Media Internship

This internship is open to students involved in their respected colleges’ FREE CULTURE club. Creative Commons is currently accepting resumés from those students interested in interning in the San Francisco office. This paid internship will focus on a grass roots effort, and/or media development to encourage the reuse of content. Duties will also include working on a “street team” campaign to other Free Culture club members. This position will be offered to a non-law student.

Internship terms

  • SPRING (Mid-January through late April)
    Applications should be sent between October 1st and December 1st
  • SUMMER (Late May through August)
    Applications should be sent between January 1st and April 1st
  • FALL (Mid August/Early September through December)
    Applications should be sent between July 1st and August 31

Quotes from past Creative Commons interns

Here are what some of the past intern from Creative Commons had to say about their internship.

“I loved working for Creative Commons. The people are wonderful and I had the chance to do cutting-edge legal work that made a real difference to a great cause. My summer at CC was like taking a vacation to the future.”

James Grimmelman, Yale Law School ’05

“My experience at Creative Commons was invaluable. I got to work closely with a diverse team, improve my writing, and study copyright, all while serving an important public interest.”

Derek Slater, Harvard College ’05

Compensation

Creative Commons does offer compensation for internships. If your school offers a stipend for internships, this factor is figured into the compensation.

How to apply

If you are a student interested in our internship program, send us your:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resumé
  • Two References
  • School Transcript (optional with your application, required at the interview)
  • Writing sample (optional with your application, required at the interview)

Applications and questions can be sent to:


Francesca Rodriquez

Office/Project Manager

francesca@creativecommons.org

fax: 415.946.3001

Thank you for your interest in our organization.

One Response to “Creative Commons Internship Opportunities”

  1. Kedrick Jones says:

    What the qualification for the following intern?

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