Legal Analysis Fellow: Anti-Corruption

Intern

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.

Application Instructions:

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 internships@cipe.org, using the following format for the subject line: LAST NAME – LAI.