ROLI Latin America - ABA Intern

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 18 February 2020
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 10 April 2020

ROLI Latin America - ABA Intern

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 regions. 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 usual minimum expected period for an
internship with the LAC Division is 3 months for 3-5 days/week, but there may
be some flexibility. The Spring Internship term is from March to May (or
longer) and the Summer internship term is from May to July (or longer). Please
state availability when applying.

**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.

Required Qualifications

  • Interest and/or background in rule of law, civil
    society engagement, civic education, legal clinical education, or other
    relevant subjects.
  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited
    college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working in the Latin America and
    Caribbean region.
  • Working fluency in Spanish.
  • Creativity and the ability to use storytelling to build
    support for our work.
  • Previous experience working with quantitative and
    qualitative data.
  • Previous experience working for an international or
    domestic NGO/non-profit.
  • 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. When applying please indicate in your
application whether you are interested in Spring or Summer Internship.

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