Legal Analysis Fellow, Anti-Corruption and Governance Center

Intern

Description:

The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) Fellow will focus on performing legal analysis of current and proposed anti-corruption legislation in emerging market countries identified by CIPE for a programmatic intervention. The Fellow will also play a key role in developing a benchmark establishing the necessary elements of anti-corruption laws or anti-corruption legal frameworks for countries considering relevant reforms.

Reports To: Program Officer, Anti-Corruption and Governance Center

Timeframe: All Fellows are expected to start by June 15, 2019 and commit a minimum of 20 and maximum of 40 hours per week. This position is unpaid; a transportation stipend is provided.

Learning Objectives:

  • Acquire working knowledge and skills in legal analysis and anti-corruption issues.
  • Develop in-depth research analysis skills.
  • Enhance ability to produce written materials for various platforms including databases, social media, and briefings.
  • Network and establish professional contacts by attending events held by CIPE and other Washington, DC-based organizations.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Develop a benchmark establishing the necessary elements of anti-corruption laws or anti-corruption legal frameworks for countries considering relevant reforms.
  • Update and maintain resource materials for the team listservs and internal database.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Successful completion of one year of U.S. law school or an equivalent amount of work experience.
  • Demonstrated interest in international issues related to democratic transitions and the role of market-oriented reform in promoting democratic development.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English required; proficiency in French, Spanish, Arabic, Bahasa, Ukrainian, or Russian a plus.
  • Experience conducting in-depth research.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample (2-3 pages) on a topic related to corporate governance, corruption, or business ethics to internships@cipe.org, using the following format for the subject line: [LAST NAME] – LAF