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Embassy of Haiti
Washington, DC


Background/General Description of Responsibilities

The Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in Washington, DC (the “Embassy”) is currently seeking a legal intern. The intern’s duties and responsibilities will depend on the Embassy’s needs. However, below is a general overview of the general types of activities that the intern is expected to perform:

  • Draft plan for Embassy’s proposed legal services program, which would include the establishment of a legal clinic to serve Haitians in the Washington, DC area;
  • Review legal documents including service contracts and draft legal memoranda;
  • Conduct research on a broad range of legal matters;
  • Undertake specific assignments aligned with the Embassy’s strategic priorities; and
  • Provide day-to-day support to the activities of the Embassy.

 Eligibility Requirement

  • JD or LLM Degree
  • Excellent writing skills and experience undertaking legal research
  • Be well motivated, have good communication skills and be comfortable working independently.
  • Strong command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Creole or French is useful, but not required.

 Application Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Writing Sample (no more than 5 pages)
  • List of References

 Please submit all applications to: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview.