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Internship - Regulatory

Requisition Number:  18122
Contract Type:  Internship/trainee

Washington DC, US

Internship - Regulatory

Internship – Regulatory 

Hybrid from Washington, DC



This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Regulatory team in a fast-paced, growing organization within a dynamic industry, starting in September 2024 for 3 months (on either a fulltime or parttime basis)

Based in Washington, DC, you will contribute to evaluating the complex international law and regulatory requirements of a global broadband satellite communications, including global advocacy, licensing and compliance activities.



  • Work together with the Regulatory team in researching and analyzing international communications laws and regulations in multiple countries related to matters such as spectrum sharing; universal service; smallsats and non-geostationary satellite regulations; frequency allocations and use; Internet regulation and law; and communications law rulemakings
  • Assist the Regulatory team in the preparation of advocacy materials, regulatory filings, and licensing applications.
  • Track regulatory proceedings and provide accurate summaries of regulatory documents and filings.
  • The Regulatory team aims to treat interns as a member of the team. Thus, Regulatory Interns should expect substantive assignments that would otherwise be the responsibility of other team members. 



Must Have

  • Currently be a J.D or LL.M student
  • An interest in Law, Public Policy/Administration, International Affairs/Relations, International Business or Economics, Political Science, or another related field. 
  • Familiarity and/or a demonstrated interest in communications law and/or space law is a plus.
  • Strong legal research and writing skills.
  • Strong computer literacy (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, Sharepoint)
  • Fluency in spoken and written English with additional languages considered an asset
  • U.S. Citizens or people already authorized to work in the U.S.


Nice to Have

  • Strong interest in the global technology, media, and telecom business and satellite communications in particular.



  • Flexible working policy
  • Valuable, meaningful and hands-on experience
  • A paid internship of $22/h for undergraduates and $25/h for graduates
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programmes (varies by location)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story



SES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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