Stanley Chang

Summer Job Diaries: Stanley Cheng Goes Behind the Scenes at HBO

Stanley Cheng ’16 is spending his summer as an intern in the legal and labor relations departments at HBO.

Q: What is the most interesting part of your job?

A: I think the most interesting part of my job here has been dealing with and drafting contracts for popular actors, directors or producers in connection with a new movie or a popular TV series that people talk about on a regular basis. 

Q: What new legal skill have you acquired during your summer job?

A: I would like to think a skill that I focus and improve on everyday is Precision. Everything we bring to our supervisors is heavily critiqued and every mistake reflects on our work ethic.  

Q: What bit of legal knowledge have you been able to display?

A: One of my supervisors asked me if I knew what specific performance was. I said “yes” and smiled.