Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Office of the US Trade Representative

The Office seeks 15-20 students, including 1Ls and 2Ls, for it sSummer Student Internship Program. In Summer 2010, 34 students were selected out ofo approximately 500 applicants; 12 were law students. Commit 6-8 weeks, from May to August. Dates are flexible; split summers are discouraged. Based on need, interns will be placed in one of the following DC offices: General Counsel; Congressional Affairs; Western Hemisphere; Europe and the Mediterranean; Japan; China; Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation; World Trade Organization and Multilateral Affairs; Industry; Agricultural Affairs; Public Affairs; Intergovernmental Affairs; Environment and National Resources; Services, Investment and Intellectual Property; as well as in the Geneva office.

Required: US Citizen; pass a security clearance

Submit resume, cover letter (stating availability, approximate number of hours per week, reason for applying and expectations, as well as particular areas of interest within USTR). A writing sample may be required at a later date. Deadline is March 15, 2011 for Summer 2011. Interviews are conducted in person (preferred) or telephonically for out-of-area candidates. Offers are typically extended within 6-8 weeks of application.