Description: The CIPE fellow would focus on performing legal analysis of current and proposed anti-corruption legislation in emerging market countries identified by CIPE for a programmatic intervention. The intern would 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: Anti-Corruption and Governance Program Officer
Timeframe: All interns are expected to start by February 4, 2019 and commit a minimum of 15 and maximum of 20 hours per week.
- Acquire working knowledge and skills in legal analysis and anti-corruption issues
- Demonstrate 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:
- Completion of two years of U.S. law school or an equivalent amount of work experience overseas.
- 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.
To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, an academic or professional reference and a brief writing sample (2-3 pages) on a topic related to corporate governance, corruption, or business ethics to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the following format for the subject line: LAST NAME – LAI.