Legal Analysis Fellow: Corporate Governance


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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.

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, using the following format for the subject line: LAST NAME – LACG.