Description: The CIPE fellow will focus on reviewing data and legal and regulatory systems in emerging market countries identified by CIPE to lay the groundwork for a potential index of market participation and democracy. The intern will also play a key role in framing arguments, selecting metrics, and guiding some of the initial theoretical underpinnings of the potential index.
Reports To: Eurasia 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 on regulations of capital markets
- 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 materials and resources to underpin efforts to create an index of market participation and democracy.
- Update and maintain resource materials for the team and internal database.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Completion of one year of U.S. law school or an equivalent amount of work experience overseas.
- Demonstrated interest in capital market regulation and quantitative analysis.
- Demonstrated interest in international issues related to democracy and the role of market-oriented reform in promoting democratic development.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills in English required; proficiency in French, Spanish, 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 email@example.com, using the following format for the subject line: LAST NAME – LACG.