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J-1 Research Intern (15 of 15) - Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown University
Washington D.C.

J-1 Research Intern (15 of 15), O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law - Georgetown University Law Center

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


J-1 Research Intern (15 of 15), O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law - Georgetown University Law Center

The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law was established in 2007 through the generous philanthropy of Linda and Timothy O'Neill to respond to the need for innovative solutions to the most pressing global health concerns. In bringing together experts from both the public health and legal fields, the O'Neill Institute reflects the importance of public and private law in health policy analysis.

The intent of the Law Center's Research Intern Program is to develop participants' skills in the analytical research and legal writing necessary for a career in global health law.

Research Interns are early career global health attorneys who manage day-to-day activities and schedules for projects and scholarship development, share their experiences entering the field, and provide guidance on the skills necessary for a career in the field.

Job Overview

The J-1 Research Intern will work with O'Neill Institute faculty, project directors, law fellows, and peer student research assistants on academic legal research related to global health law projects.

Interns will research new case law, statutes, and regulations throughout the world and analyze for relevance to global health law topics. These skills will be taught by way of:
  • Global health law library research and training
  • Research tasks for global health and human rights case law research
  • Research tasks for non-communicable diseases policies and regulations
  • Analysis of research
  • If desired, additional tasks to draft and prepare academic scholarship with associates, fellows, and project directors

Work Interactions

Research Interns will receive daily supervision from assigned supervisor/Associate, and will have weekly meetings and check-ins with Core Supervisor and the O'Neill Institute Executive Director.

  • Current JD student or current JD-equivalent student
  • Academic and working knowledge of research topics related to health law

Work Mode: On Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website.

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