Applications for the fall research assistantships are now closed.

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 powerful and deeper understanding of the multiple ways in which law can be used to improve health. The O’Neill 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.

Research assistants are paid and work part-time. Students typically work 10 to 20 hours a week. Research assistants will work with O’Neill faculty, fellows, and staff on various health law-related projects. This includes conducting research as well as project support. 


  • A current Georgetown Law student (J.D. or LL.M.)
  • Proficient in English
  • Proficient in French or Portuguese is highly preferred.
  • Interest in health law and policy
  • Strong research skills (research experience preferred)
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
  • Detail oriented and able to work well with little supervision
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Google Suite

Application Requirements

Applications are now closed.


Applications Open: August 1 | Applications Close: August 15
Start Date: September 2023 | End Date: December 2023

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