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Legal Research Intern

ICMEC

Legal Research Intern
Alexandria, VA Internship Unpaid

Description

The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) is a private, nonprofit organization, working to make the world safer for children by eradicating child abduction, sexual abuse and exploitation through advocacy, training and collaboration. As the workload of ICMEC continues to grow and resources are stretched, the contributions of interns are extremely important. ICMEC interns who share the same belief in our goals help to make the success stories happen.

The Koons Family Institute on International Law & Policy conducts and commissions original research into the status of child protection legislation around the world to help make children safer.

  • The Legal Research Intern will support The Koons Family Institute’s Director and Research Coordinator by writing, editing, and conducting substantive legal and public policy research for a variety of publications, reports, white papers, and other projects.
  • Interns may focus on topics such as child sexual abuse material, missing children, sex offender registration, child sex trafficking, child sexual abuse and exploitation, sextortion, and revenge pornography.
  • Interns also may utilize foreign language skills and regional areas of expertise

Qualifications

Successful applicants will be highly motivated students with excellent research and writing skills and a passion for public interest work. The nature of ICMEC’s activities requires that Legal Research Interns:

  • Be available to work 8 to 12 weeks, at least 20 hours per week (30+ hours preferred) during the Summer term;
  • Undergo initial and periodic background checks; and
  • Have completed at least three (3) years of undergraduate studies (working toward a Master’s or Juris Doctorate degree strongly preferred).

About Us

ICMEC is a private, nonprofit organization, working to make the world safer for children by eradicating child abduction, sexual abuse and exploitation through advocacy, training and collaboration.