Internship opportunities working on anti-corruption at the OECD
Applications for Summer 2020 (May-September) internships are now open: deadline for submitting applications is 6th March 2020.
The OECD Anti-Corruption Division offers short-term internships of 3-6 months for qualified students. These internships provide students with the experience of working in an international organisation on anti-corruption issues and more specifically the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.
Applicants must be students who have completed or are completing a law degree from an accredited institution.
Enrolment as a student and full-time medical insurance coverage is required for the duration of the internship. Confirmation of the selected candidate’s enrolled student status must be provided by the educational institution.
Applicants should have an interest in and some experience (whether through academic study or employment) public international law, transnational criminal law, company law and/or economic and financial crime.
English and French are the official languages of the OECD. Applicants must have strong research and drafting skills in English. Knowledge of French would be an asset.
Applicants should be able to work independently, with little supervision at times.
Remuneration and timing
The OECD will provide interns with a monthly indemnity. The dates and length of each internship are flexible depending on the availability of candidates.
How to apply
Applicants must submit a CV and a letter of motivation, preferably in PDF format, to Catherine.Marty@oecd.org. Please indicate for which period you are applying.
Short-listed candidates only will be contacted to undertake a short written test, and possibly a telephone interview.
Research and analysis of the corruption risks facing domestic companies from the country concerned;
Preparation of background information on the current economic situation in the country concerned, including research and analysis of risk factors for the bribery of foreign public officials by domestic companies;
Research of ongoing corruption cases in the country concerned or involving domestic companies abroad, and preparation of case law summaries;
Research and analysis of codes of conduct of domestic companies from the concerned country, and how they address the bribery of foreign public officials;
Assist in identifying and analysing cross-cutting issues from previous evaluation phases.
Secondary tasks may include:
Assist in the preparation of a horizontal study on the use of settlements in foreign bribery cases;
Provide limited assistance with the Division’s global relations activities, Working Group on Bribery regional programmes and countries’ technical assistance projects;
Research in current news on legal updates relating to bribery and corruption;
Assist in the collection of data on the enforcement of the Anti-Bribery Convention
The intern may also be asked to provide support on cross-cutting issues regarding the implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention and/or any other tasks required by the Division.