HBO 2019 Fall Intern: Business Affairs - Music Rights & Clearances

New York, NY
Requisition ID: 172081BR

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We are looking for someone with an interest in the legal and business side of television to assist our department with clearing the music, footage and photos used in HBO documentaries, Sports programming and promos. Projects will include new and older programming as well as document retention and keeping our database of rights current.


  • Assist with the workings of our department including music, footage and photo clearances, a database transfer project and organizing license agreements to asses and disseminate rights to older programs.


  • Normal familiarity with word, excel, etc.
  • Research skills, archival, database and library skills would be a plus
  • Metadata and database knowledge would be a plus as would an interest in contracts/license agreements
  • Must be able to work 15 hours a week
  • Must be a rising Junior or Senior


  • Organized, good attention to detail, ability to think critically

The Internship Programs are designed to offer undergraduate and select graduate students the opportunity to learn how we provide programming for the cable industry and distribute entertainment content around the world. The programs will include Orientation, Project HBO, Speaker Series, Social Activities, Learning and Development Workshops, a Farewell Lunch, and more.

Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. HBO welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.