Work for Legal Office in Egypt

Project Title Work for Legal Office in Egypt
Project Summary Work on legal issues that impact USAID in Egypt
Country Egypt
Agency Agency for International Development
DoS Office N/A
Post CAIRO
Section USAID
Number of Interns 1
Project Description

The USAID legal office covering Egypt is seeking a law student to research and write on legal issues affecting USAID. Topics will be assigned based on issues encountered by USAID in the field. The intern(s) will conduct legal research, review the policies of USAID and other USG agencies. Topics will vary, but may include project finance and host country contracting, education policy, economic growth issues, global health programs, U.S. legal authorities related to international development, etc. The intern(s) may assist in drafting legal guidance, interpretations and thought pieces for internal and external audiences. Strong research and writing skills desired.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Analytical writing
Cultural diplomacy
Editing and proofreading
Research
Additional Information

Additional Information
-Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Law School pursuing a J.D. or L.L.M.
-Most topics are based on U.S. law. While knowledge of local law is not required, research tasks may include researching host country laws.
-Any documents uploaded to USAJOBS will not be provided to the reviewers at the time of your application. Please enter all information that you wish the reviewers to consider in the online forms.
-No prior knowledge of USAID is required, however applicants should have a demonstrable interest in international development.
-Undergraduates should not apply.