Job Title: Student Volunteer Legal Intern Spring 2014 - Office of the General CounselJob Announcement Number: MCC-999217-LEGAL INTERN
Agency: Millennium Challenge Corporation
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Friday, November 22, 2013 to
Friday, December 06, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Multiple Schedules -
Few vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
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The MCC Student Volunteer Internship Program is recruiting for its Spring 2014 session. Internships are provided for students with a desire to work in the international development field and/or public sector and assignments are designed to complement the intern's educational pursuits while meeting the expressed needs of the agency and individual MCC departments.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Must be enrolled at least halftime in an accredited degree/diploma program
- Must be in good academic standing
- Must be able to successfully complete a background investigation
- Must submit a writing sample on a legal subject
DUTIES:Back to top
OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL:
· Legal Intern: Interns will assist attorneys with providing legal advice to MCC staff on issues with development of new compact programs and implementation of existing compact programs; reviewing disbursement related documentation; drafting letters, certificates, notices, agreements and memos; sitting in on negotiations with foreign governments and conference calls with local counsel; researching international law issues, as well as general law topics; generating closing checklists, assisting attorneys in conducting due diligence, responding to due diligence questions, and drafting MCC policies and procedures. Interns will be required to utilize legal reference files, the Internet, and electronic databases to conduct research, compile information, and verify citations.
Applicants must be current students of a law degree program and submit a writing sample on a legal matter.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Students must meet the following requirements to qualify:
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must be currently enrolled at least half-time in an accredited degree/diploma program (law)
Must be in good academic standing
Must be able to successfully complete a background investigation
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the requirements to apply. If you meet the requirements, your application/resume will be referred for consideration.