Fall Internship – Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Division
American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI’s) Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Division seeks an unpaid intern to collaborate with the division on rule of law programs across the region. The intern will engage in a wide range of program implementation tasks including, but not limited to participation in project planning, developing outreach materials and reports, conducting targeted research, assisting to draft and 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; working closely with DC and regional field staff to assist in the development of concept notes or proposals; preparing legal and regulatory documentation to support the establishment and continuation of ABA’s registration and compliance in countries of operation.
Duration: The expected period for an internship with the LAC Division is 3 months for no more than 20 hours a week. The fall internship term is from September to November (or longer).
Main Responsibilities include:
- Research for potential funding opportunities within the scope of ABA ROLI’s programs.
- Research and present findings to team on various topics including current events, trends, and technical thematic areas relevant to ABA ROLI’s current and past work.
- Working closely with DC and regional field staff to assist in the development of concept notes or proposals.
- Assisting the ABA ROLI LAC division team with reviewing, editing and writing of monthly, quarterly and annual reports of existing project.
- Working closely with DC and regional field staff in coordinating various project activities including study tours, trainings, and workshops.
- Interest in rule of law, civil society engagement, civic education, legal clinical education, or other relevant subjects.
- In the process of obtaining or already possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Working fluency in Spanish.
- Creativity and the ability to use storytelling to build support for our work.
- Strong research and writing skills.
- Previous experience working with quantitative and qualitative data.
- Candidates who have or are currently working toward a law degree or a master’s degree in a relevant field.
Please express interest by submitting a CV and cover letter merged as one document to email@example.com. Include in the subject line “Fall 2021 Internship.” We are reviewing resumes on a rolling basis.