Eurasia Intern


Description: The Eurasia team is currently expanding its anti-corruption compliance work in five countries in the region: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, and Belarus. The intern will assist the team with research and analysis of country conditions, business sector preparedness, and government actions in terms of anti-corruption compliance. The intern will also identify and research both the internal (domestic) and external (international) drivers for anti-corruption compliance in each country.

Reports To: Program Officer, Eurasia

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the best international practices for corporate anti-corruption compliance, including the standards promoted by the World Bank, United Nations, OECD, and other international organizations.
  • Learn about the corporate governance and anti-corruption challenges for SMEs in each of the five countries in the portfolio.
  • Develop analytical skills while reviewing companies’ approaches to anti-corruption.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Research of the domestic conditions (regulatory legal, institutional, etc.) for anti-corruption compliance in each of the five countries in the portfolio.
  • Analysis of the external drivers for anti-corruption compliance, including the DCFTA and EU Association Agreements, and other international agreements.
  • Research of the level of preparedness of local SMEs in each of the five countries to adopt anti-corruption compliance standards.
  • Research and analysis of the challenges to adopting anti-corruption compliance programs by SMEs in each country.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Strong research, analytical and writing skills
  • Ability to consolidate large amounts of information and present it in an organized and concise way
  • Familiarity with the Eurasia region’s economic and political environment, particularly the five countries in the portfolio: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Belarus, and Moldova
  • Basic understanding of corporate anti-corruption compliance requirements and international standards
  • Basic understanding of the business operating environment in the countries in the portfolio.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample (2-3 pages) to, using the following format for the subject line: LAST NAME – EURASIA.