Summer 2018 Internship 

Description

Corporate Accountability Lab  is seeking law student interns for the Summer 2018 semester. The interns will assist the organization in pursuing international supply chain transparency, exploring innovative civil litigation ideas, and developing new strategies for human rights and environmental accountability across the globe.


Responsibilities

This internship is full-time. Interns are asked to commit to a minimum of 35 hours per week for a minimum of three months. Although the timing is flexible, the student will ideally begin in late May 2018 and intern through early August 2018.

Interns will be given assignments related to Corporate Accountability Lab’s research areas and will be expected to conduct legal and factual research and to produce memos in a timely manner. Interns will be oriented to Corporate Accountability Lab’s research methods and expectations, and will receive assistance in legal writing and the development of writing samples. Students will be given opportunities to explore pressing global human rights issues through local events and direct engagement with advocates in the field. 

Internships are unpaid, but Corporate Accountability Lab will support the intern’s efforts to obtain outside funding or academic credit through their universities and other sources if needed. Students should check with their individual academic institutions for requirements.


Qualifications

Applicants should be: 

  • Organized, self-motivated, and reliable with a strong interest in human rights, international supply chains or corporate accountability. 

Applicants should have:

  • Strong writing skills 
  • Fluency in oral and written English 
  • Experience with relevant coursework is desirable
  • Familiarity with and access to legal research databases is required 
  • Computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office, internet applications)

Please provide your academic transcript, an up-to-date resume, a cover letter outlining your interests and experience, and one short writing sample (around 500 words).

All materials send to: sally.mindrebo@corpaccountabilitylab.org

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