The World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index is seeking a full-time Program Assistant the WJP's office in Washington, D.C., with a target start date of approximately June 2013. You can find a full description of the responsibilities and qualifications for this position here.
Qualifications: This position is open to recent graduates from undergraduate and graduate programs with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA, excellent attention to detail and superior research skills. The ideal candidate will have completed coursework in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, statistics, economics, policy studies, regional studies, or pre-law. Applicants with international experience and foreign language skills are preferred. Successful applicants will be bright, highly motivated individuals with a strong academic track record and an enthusiastic interest in the rule of law. Candidates should also be committed to the WJP's mission and principles.
How to Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, a writing sample not exceeding 5 pages, and reference information (1-3 reference contact information, past supervisors and employers preferred) to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line "ROL INDEX PROGRAM ASSISTANT POSITION". Please send all application documents at once. This position will remain open until filled. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.
The World Justice Project is seeking a part-time video editing intern for the WJP's office in Washington, D.C., with a target start date of June 10, 2013. The position will not exceed 20 hours/week and will terminate when the work is complete or on September 1, 2013, whichever comes first. For a full description of the position, please click here.
Responsibilities: Working closely with the communications associate, the video editing intern is responsible for trimming hour-long meeting presentation videos into short clips suitable for posting on YouTube and the WJP’s website. The video editing intern will also research and develop a video shot list for the organization’s upcoming global event, the World Justice Forum IV, following best practices for video content in traditional and social media communications platforms. The intern will also turn raw video from the World Justice Forum IV into short clips, including but not limited to interviews, speeches and project design sessions.
Qualifications: This position is open to undergraduate and recent graduates with experience in video production, film editing, filmmaking or a related field.
Skills: Successful applicants will be highly motivated individuals with a strong track record of highest-quality work and with excellent communication and computer skills, advanced knowledge in editing programs and software, and the ability to meet deadlines.
The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic interest in the rule of law and the WJP's mission and principles.
How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com with the subject line "Video Editing Intern Application". Include in your application a link to examples of relevant videos produced.