About the O’Neill Institute
The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University is a multidisciplinary group of faculty, fellows, and staff dedicated to discovering a more powerful and deeper understanding of the multiple ways in which law can be used to improve health. The Institute hopes to encourage key decision-makers in the public, private, and civil society sectors to employ the law as a positive tool to enable individuals and populations in the United States and throughout the world to lead healthier lives. The O’Neill Institute works on a broad range of health law issues including food and drug law, global health governance, healthcare, infectious and non-communicable diseases, and health and human rights. The O’Neill Institute is a World Health Organization Collaborating Center and partners with dozens of organizations domestically and around the globe.
About the Position
This summer the O’Neill Institute will hire two exceptional students to work as paid Health Law Interns on projects and publications. Work will include conducting short-term, advanced research projects, legal and policy writing with leaders in the field, including health and human rights (Lawrence Gostin), infectious disease (Jeffrey Crowley), noncommunicable diseases (Sarah Roache), access to care (Oscar Cabrera), tobacco control (Eric Lindblom) and global health policy and governance (Matt Kavanagh). Ideally Health Law Interns will workwith O’Neill Institute staff for 10 weeks, from June 3, 2019 to August 1, 2019.
Health Law Intern Profile
Applications will be accepted for the Health Law Intern positions from rising 2L and 3L students with strong research, writing, and editing skills, and a proven interest in health law. A successful candidate will be detail-oriented and excel in teams and independently. Health Law Internsshould be available to work 40 hours per week in the O’Neill Institute’s Washington DC office on the Georgetown University Law Center Campus.
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.