Editor’s Note: Each summer Penn Law students hone their skills through a wide array of private and public sector internships across the country and around the world. Generous financial support and fellowships for international and public interest work enable students to pursue diverse assignments in the U.S. and abroad. This dispatch from Lauren-Kelly Devine L’14, is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers.
Because the Summer Olympics is only a few weeks away, a significant number of the contracts coming through the legal department this summer have involved appearances, endorsements, and other agreements for Octagon’s Olympic athletes. But, of course, one of the wonderful things about working in the sports industry is that there is always something exciting going on.
Devine and a fellow legal intern take a break in the “Octapen,” Octagon’s recreation room