ABA ROLI Middle East and North Africa Intern Summer 2019 (Master's Program)

  • Internship
  • Posted on 11 April 2019

Job Description


The ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) is seeking a Summer 2019 intern for its Middle East and North Africa Division. Interns for ABA ROLI will work with program staff of their assigned division to gain an understanding of international development programs and international rule of law issues.

Although this is an unpaid position, interns at ABA ROLI are eligible for a wide variety of perks and learning opportunities including:

  • Transportation reimbursement up to $15.00/day
  • Field trips to D.C. legal destinations such as the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Supreme Court, and Library of Congress
  • Brown-bag lunches with ABA ROLI staff and guest speakers

Specific Responsibilities:

The intern will assist the MENA division on a project to help complete the MENA’s master program catalog.

This will involve review the final reports from our approximately 145 programs and 1) preparing a short overview of each program and its results and 2) in coordination with M&E supporting the updating of our development results platform to include data on all programs, including program products, eg courses, manuals, etc.


  • College Junior or Senior
  • Familiarity with international development or monitoring and evaluation would be helpful.

  • Someone who is extremely detailed oriented, with strong analytical and writing skills.

  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills

  • Proficiency with MS Office and Outlook

  • Proactive work style.

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@americanbar.org. In the subject, please state your applying for the MENA Masters Program Internship.

Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up with candidates who are selected for interviews. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and this position may be filled prior to the close date.

About the Organization

ABA ROLI is a non-profit pro­gram that implements legal reform programs in roughly 40 countries around the world. ABA ROLI has nearly 400 professional staff work­ing abroad and in its Washington, D.C. office. ABA ROLI’s host country partners include judges, lawyers, bar associations, law schools, court administrators, legislatures, ministries of justice and a wide array of civil society organi­zations, including human rights groups.

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