InternshipThe intern will get to know how biotech patents work by engaging in legal research, clerking and administrative tasks and attending mini-lectures on the patenting process.
Company/OrganizationJMB is an IP boutique specializing in intellectual property rights in the United States and Israel. The firm's professionals embody a unique combination of outstanding academic qualifications from institutions of higher learning in the US, UK and Israel; professional and legal qualifications from the US and Israel; English as a mother tongue; and long term residence in Israel. For over 20 years, the firm has become the US and Israel patent and trademark attorneys of choice for many local companies and universities, as well as world players in the fields of healthcare, computer technologies, luxury items, electric devices and footwear.
QualificationsSome experience in law, interest in biotechnology.
InternshipThe research intern will be assigned to one of the country-represented research desks. The internship will primarily entail research and analysis. The intern will participate in short- and mid-length research projects, performing tasks such as: collecting and analyzing information, preparing short research papers, and working with his or her mentor to organize the findings into full reports to be published on the website. At times the intern may be asked to prepare correspondences with government officials, Powerpoint presentations, and briefings.
Company/OrganizationNGO Monitor deals with one of the central political issues facing Israel: how human rights rhetoric, in the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict, is exploited to demonize and delegitimize Israel. Our work focuses on combatting BDS and "lawfare," and informing diplomats, donors, and the public of the challenges raised by these phenomena. NGO Monitor generates and distributes critical analysis and reports on the output of the international NGO community.
QualificationsPreference for academic background in political science, international relations, law, or human rights; demonstrated strong interest in and awareness of the Arab-Israeli conflict; strong research and writing skills.
InternshipThe intern will have a unique opportunity to contribute in a meaningful way to a small organization that has a great deal of impact and influence. The intern will be working with the Center’s marketing and government relations team to disseminate its research findings to policy makers and decision leaders in Israeli society and around the world
Company/OrganizationThe Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel is an independent, non-partisan, socioeconomic research institute based in Jerusalem. The Center conducts quality, impartial research and develops innovative, and practical options for public policies that advance the well-being of Israelis. The Center strives to influence public policy through direct communications with policy makers and by enriching the public debate that accompanies the decision making process.
QualificationsPursuing degree in political science, economics, or communications. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must have superior skills and professional conduct.
InternshipConstitutional Law interns will work closely with an the research team focusing on Constitutional Law and the Legislative Process.
Company/OrganizationThe Israel Democracy Institute is an independent, non-partisan think tank that devises ways to strengthen the moral and structural foundations of Israeli democracy. Since its establishment in 1991, IDI has supported Israel's elected officials, civil servants, and opinion leaders by conducting comparative policy studies, designing research-based blueprints for reform that include practical implementation strategies, maintaining forums for dialogue and consensus building across society and government, and promoting the values and norms vital for maintaining Israel's dual identity as a Jewish and democratic state.
QualificationsLaw or public policy student.
InternshipThe intern will conduct legal research and draft memoranda regarding specific legal questions that pertain to pending cases, providing the Court with substantive support for legal decisions it renders. The intern will be exposed to public international law, criminal law, civil procedure, tort law, constitutional law, corporate law and contract law.
Company/OrganizationSupreme Court of Israel
QualificationsMinimum second year of law school
This internship must be applied for at least 3 months in advance and only by applicants to our 5-month program.