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22 июня 2024, Бишкекское время 09:10

Internship opportunity in the Legal Department

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: OOP1668-1901


If you wish to make a difference in places where free media is under threat or does not exist, RFE/RL offers eligible, qualified students the opportunity to engage with professionals and learn more about our mission. In doing so, you would acquire practical experience. Internships are a competitive process and are unpaid. We offer skills development and an opportunity to contribute to an exciting media project. 
 
Our Legal Department is seeking a dedicated in-house (in Prague's Headquarters) or remote intern. This internship provides a unique opportunity to support a diverse range of projects and gain valuable experience within a professional legal setting. As an intern, you will have the invaluable opportunity to conduct in-depth research within various legal domains, including civil law, labor law, administrative law, and more, focusing on the countries in which our radio operations are based.  The selected intern would be expected to assist on the projects from 10-20 hours per week and dedicate a minimum of three months to their RFE/RL experience, with the possibility of renewal up to a maximum of 6 months. Nonetheless, we also consider applications from those seeking shorter durations for full-time, intensive internships. 
 
During your internship, you can expect to: 

  • Deepen your knowledge and understanding of legal principles and emerging issues pertaining to different jurisdictions. 
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the intricate relationship between EU legislation and the legal frameworks of non-EU countries while working within a multicultural organizational context. 
  • Acquire insight into the complicated specifics of the legal administration of a non-profit organization operating on several continents. 


Your responsibilities will encompass: 

  • Assisting in the development of informative legal resources, such as FAQs and memoranda, for our internal platform. 
  •  Managing and updating legal documents necessary for the organization's operations. 
  • Managing and updating contractual agreements with third parties to safeguard our organization's interests. 


Minimum requirements are: 

  • Current enrollment as a university student (3rd grade or higher) or recent graduation from a reputable institution. 
  • An educational foundation in law or law-related areas is mandatory, and orientation in Czech law or EU law is highly desirable. 
  • Demonstrated fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory. 
  • Proficiency in Czech would be advantageous. 
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills to effectively engage with stakeholders. 
  • Exemplary professionalism when working alongside our employees. 
  • Meticulous attention to detail and superb organizational abilities. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and others. 
  • Prior experience in law is considered an asset. 

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic and Washington, D.C., with 21 bureaus throughout Russia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Central and Eastern Europe. Reporting in 27 languages across 23 countries, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world, providing responsibly reported, fact-based news in countries where media freedoms are under threat or banned outright. From Iran and Pakistan to Hungary, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan, RFE/RL journalists give audiences what they can't always get from their own local media: uncensored information and open debate. Reporting via digital, TV, and radio platforms, RFE/RL has a measured weekly reach of 38.1 million people. A private nonprofit, RFE/RL is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media. RFE/RL's editorial independence is protected by U.S. law.

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RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation.

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