The Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP), within the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of General Counsel, is seeking to hire 3 – 5 summer 2014 interns.
The CLDP is uniquely tasked with providing technical assistance in the commercial law arena to foreign governments and private sectors of transitional countries in support of their economic development goals. Most of CLDP’s activities are components of comprehensive assistance programs. These programs are customized to address key issues that are high priorities for both a host government and the firms interested in doing business in that country. Through these programs, CLDP actively helps to improve the legal and regulatory environment for U.S. businesses working in developing countries.
Rising second and third-year law students and LL.M. candidates. Students who are U.S. citizens, preferably fluent in a relevant foreign language (French, Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Urdu, Russian) and are interested in international law including issues such as World Trade Organization accession, compliance with free trade agreements, commercial law reform, protection of intellectual property rights, transparency, government procurement, standards, and judicial reform.
Click on the above link for additional information and application instructions.
Posted by Lauren Dubin at 2:40 PM
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