ROLI Asia - ABA Intern, WAGE Program

  • Internship, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 11 February 2020
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Job Description

ABA ROLI’s WAGE Program requires an unpaid intern to
support the implementation of an integrated women’s economic empowerment
program in El Salvador and Honduras, as well as the WAGE Consortium’s efforts
to use collaborative research and learning to build a body of evidence on
promising practices. Among others, the intern will conduct research on issues
related to gender-based violence, women’s economic empowerment, and women in
peace and security; assist in event planning; and contribute to building WAGE’s
website and social media presence.

The intern may also provide support by conducting research in support of project design,
planning and implementation; providing support with analyzing project performance against
the project plan; providing support for project-related internal and external learning events
(including identifying participants, assisting with the development of the
agenda, etc.), and providing support for the development of project-related
content for WAGE social media platforms and website.

The WAGE internship is primarily suitable for J.D. and LL.M. students and graduates, but MA
students and graduates with relevant knowledge and experience may apply as
well. Spanish language skills are desirable.

About the Organization

The Rule of Law Initiative is a public service project of the American Bar Association dedicated to promoting legal reform efforts in over 40 countries around the world. The Rule of Law Initiative believes that rule of law promotion is the most effective long-term antidote to the most pressing problems facing the world community today, including poverty, economic stagnation, and crippling levels of corruption. The Rule of Law Initiative concentrates its technical legal assistance efforts in the following substantive areas: 1) Anti-corruption & public integrity; 2) Criminal law & combating trafficking in persons; 3) Gender issues; 4) Human rights & conflict mitigation; 5) Judicial reform; 6) Legal education reform; and 7) Legal profession reform. The Rule of Law Initiative enlists talented individuals who possess the skills and commitment necessary to effectively promote the rule of law in our host countries. We regularly seek experienced attorneys, judges, and law professors interested in lending their expertise to our programs for both long- and short-term pro bono assignments overseas. For more information please visit our website at www.abarol.org.

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