Global Trade Temporary Research Assistant

  • 1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
  • Contract

Company Description

Crowell & Morning International (C&M International) is a Washington, D.C.-based international policy and regulatory consulting firm affiliated with the law firm of Crowell & Moring LLP (www.crowell.com/cmintl). Led by former Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Holleyman, C&M International supports Fortune 100 companies and leading industry associations to engage with governments and to serve as knowledge partners worldwide.

Job Description

Crowell & Morning International (C&M International) is a Washington, D.C.-based international policy and regulatory consulting firm affiliated with the law firm of Crowell & Moring LLP (www.crowell.com/cmintl). Led by former Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Holleyman, C&M International supports Fortune 100 companies and leading industry associations to engage with governments and to serve as knowledge partners worldwide.

Instructions for Interested Candidates:

Interested candidates should submit a one-page cover letter, one-page resume, and a 1-2 page writing sample by email to Katherine Nunner ([email protected]) with "Fall RA Application" in the subject field. 

Job Summary:

C&M International seeks motivated candidates to start this summer as a paid, temporary research assistant to assist with C&M International’s work on global trade, health, and regulatory policy in Washington, D.C. The position requires the commitment to work 37.5 hours a week, 5 days a week. Research assistant will be paid hourly.

Job Responsibilities:

The candidate hired into this position will assume several responsibilities that include:

•    Conducting research on trade, health and other international policies and writing memoranda for clients and for internal use
•    Closely monitoring developments on international trade, health and other major economic policies 
•    Attending think tank events, Congressional hearings, and industry meetings and producing summary reports
•    Preparing for and supporting engagements between business executives, top government officials, and civil society leaders in the United States and around the world.

Research associates will have opportunities to contribute strategic ideas to global policy work at C&M International and are considered an integral part of the C&M International team.

Instructions for Interested Candidates:

Interested candidates should submit a one-page cover letter, one-page resume, and a 1-2 page writing sample by email to Katherine Nunner ([email protected]) with "Fall RA Application" in the subject field.

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Qualifications

Requirements:

The ideal candidate is ambitious, organized, resourceful and tenacious in their research. The position requires excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Candidates must have a track record of strong academic achievement and a demonstrated interest in international trade, health policy, economic policy, and/or global affairs. Graduate students in related fields are preferred, but applications from accomplished junior and senior undergraduates are also welcomed. 

Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Proficiency in additional language(s), such as Mandarin Chinese or Spanish, is a plus.

Additional Information

Crowell & Moring LLP offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package which includes progressive options such as back up child care, wellness programs, cultural events and social activities. We take great pride in our positive, friendly culture that rewards hard work and success, at the same time recognizing the importance of family and community service.

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