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ROLI Latin America – ABA Paid Intern

American Bar Association

Description of Internship Opportunity: ABA ROLI’s Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Division seeks a paid intern to collaborate with the division on rule of law programs across the region. The intern will engage in a wide range of tasks including, but not limited to, developing outreach materials and reports, conducting targeted research, assisting to edit progress reports, and coordinating the development of monitoring and evaluation tracking systems. The intern will also participate in exploration of opportunities for new programs, for example, conducting research for new program development and potential funding opportunities within the scope of ABA ROLI’s programs. The intern will also work closely with DC and regional staff to assist in the development of concept notes or proposals. Interns will gain hands-on experience working at a non-profit, growing their expertise of international development and the day-to-day function of grant-funded organizations.

Paid Interns will gain valuable experience while contributing to the important work of the ABA. The internship program is structured for the primary benefit of the intern and provides the intern with meaningful training/experience and educational benefits.

Work Location: Combination of in office and remote/telework.
Duration of Internship: twelve (12) weeks
Hours per week: 29

Eligibility: To be eligible for a paid internship, individuals must be 18 years of age or older, and authorized to work in the United States.

Relevant Program/Area of Study:
• International Relations, Political Science, Pre-Law, Global Studies, Spanish, or fields related to international development, government, and/or Hispanic Studies.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

• Assist relevant business unit in accomplishing the mission and goals of the ABA.

• Accepts and completes assigned projects during the term of the internship.

Required Education, Qualifications, Experience

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Ability to multitask.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

• Possession of or working towards a bachelor’s or graduate degree, relevant to the area of work, from an accredited college or university.

• Submit a writing sample (up to 3 pages)

Additional Desired Qualifications:

• Interest in rule of law, international development, civil society engagement, civic education, legal clinical education, or other relevant subjects.
• Working fluency in Spanish.
• Creativity and the ability to use storytelling to build support for our work.
• Strong research and writing skills.
• Candidates who have or are currently working toward a law degree or a master’s degree in a relevant field.

How to apply

ROLI Latin America – ABA Paid Intern – Career Portal (dayforcehcm.com)

Deadline: 23 Mar 2024

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