Internship for First-Year Law StudentsThe Office of the Senior Vice President, Secretary, and General CounselThe Metropolitan Museum of ArtDescriptionThe intern for The Met’s Office of the Senior Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel will gain professional experience and learn about areas such as litigation, intellectual property, contracts, tax, trusts and estates, employment, and/or immigration. The internship will entail research, writing, and other legal projects as assigned by various attorneys in the office that will build the student’s skills and understanding of legal practice in a museum setting.This internship is part of The Museum Seminar (MuSe) Internship Program and the intern will participate in programming for general Museum interns on Friday mornings, as the intern’s schedule allows, to learn about issues in current museum practice and hear from staff across the Museum about their work. For more information about the MuSe program please go to: https://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/internships/undergraduate-and-graduate-students/summer .The Met is one of the world’s largest and finest art museums. Its collections include more than two million works of art spanning 5,000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe. Founded in 1870, The Met is located in New York City’s Central Park along Fifth Avenue (from 80th to 84th Streets). For general information about The Met, please see http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-metEligibilityApplicants must be current first-year law students enrolled at a U.S. law school.Salary$17/ hour + $1500 towards travel/housing in NYC. $5,250 for 10 weeks (less applicable taxes and deductions).Internship datesJune 7–August 13, 2021 (please contact us for schedule flexibility).Length and Time CommitmentFull-time, 5 days per week, for ten consecutive weeks.Applications:Please apply using the application on the following page: https://webportalapp.com/sp/muse_internship Applications should include a cover letter, resume, writing sample, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. Please combine your cover letter, resume, and writing sample into a single PDF and upload this document under the resume section of the application. Please list the Counsel’s Office as your first placement option and leave the second placement option blank. Also, please answer the questions relating to “creative skills” as though the questions are regarding “legal skills.” Applications will be accepted and considered through January 27, 2021.If you have any questions, you may contact email@example.com.