The World Bank Legal Internship Program is offered thrice a year for a period of a maximum of three months at World Bank Headquarters.
About the World Bank :
The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans and grants to the governments of low- and middle-income countries to pursue capital projects.
About the Opportunity :
The World Bank Legal Internship Program is offered thrice a year for a period of a maximum of three months at World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and in certain selected country offices for currently enrolled law school students.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Intern :
- Conducting a variety of legal assignments under the direction of the supervising lawyers.
- Conducting research on assigned issues, using existing law files and alternative sources (e.g., computer-assisted searches using the internet, intranet, and/or other databases), analyzing information, and summarizing findings.
- Participating in task/project teams with the supervising lawyers.
- Conducting comparative legal analyses on a range of issues in a given area, identifying legal and policy issues, researching relevant precedents, and proposing appropriate solutions.
- Assisting in the preparation and organization of conferences and meetings.
- Performing ad hoc assignments as requested by the supervising lawyers.
- Excellent command of the English language.
- Enrolled in an LLB, JD, LLM, SJD, Ph.D., or equivalent legal academic program.
- International as well as U.S.-based students are equally encouraged.
How to Apply?
Interested applicants can submit the below-mentioned documents through the link provided at the end of the post.
Docs Required :
- Statement of Interest.
- Proof of enrollment in a law degree (LLB, JD, LLM, SJD, Ph.D., or equivalent) and academic transcripts.
- Short essay responding to a research question posed by the Legal Vice Presidency for the prevailing application period.
Application Deadline:April 30, 2023.
World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and certain selected country offices for currently enrolled law school students.