Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) – Office of the General Counsel (OGC): PKU Law School Sponsored AIIB Autumn Associate Programme
Location: Beijing, China
Time of placement: Autumn, 2018
Duration: 3-6 months
Description: The selected students will work in the AIIB’s OGC.
Assignments: Associates perform practical work assignments under the guidance and supervision of Counsel. Assignments given to associates are intended to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the legal aspect of AIIB in particular and of international law in general. However, the needs of the OGC will be paramount in determining the precise nature of assignments.
Enrolled students in the Law School, PKU
Good command of public international law or international economic law
Fluency in spoken and written English
Excellent legal research and writing skills
Demonstrable interest in inter-governmental organizations
Application form (Please log on the Announcements Column of Peking University Law School official website for downloading)
English language proficiency (IELTS or TOEFL, if available)
The copy of transcripts (Chinese and English)
Resume (Chinese and English)
Personal Statement (English)
Recommendation Letter (At least one)
Before 11:00 am, August 25, 2018 (Saturday)
Please submit all the paper application materials to the External Affairs Office, PKU Law, which is located at Room 206, Guoshuang Courtyard, and at the same time, please send all the application materials titled with "2018 AIIB Autumn Associate Programme+ Name+ Student ID" to firstname.lastname@example.org before the application deadline (before 11:00 am, August 25, 2018).
PS: Please be kindly noted that PKU Law School will arrange the interviews for selected applicants.
AIIB: AIIB was established as an intergovernmental organization in 2015 by virtue of the AIIB Articles of Agreement, a treaty that has been registered with the United Nations by the Chinese Government as its Depositary. As of June 2018, there are 66 member countries in the Bank, and 21 other countries are expected to ratify the Articles of Agreement and join the Bank by the end of 2018. AIIB is tasked by its members to foster sustainable economic development, improve infrastructure connectivity in Asia and promote regional cooperation and partnership in addressing development challenges in close collaboration with other international institutions. As of July 2018, AIIB has approved financing for 28 development projects in the amount of $5.34 billion in both regional and non-regional member countries. For more information, please see www.aiib.org.
OGC: OGC provides substantive advice to the AIIB’s management and governing bodies on all legal aspects of the Bank’s investment, financial, institutional and corporate activities. It supports the drafting and negotiating of all legal agreements, issues legal opinions and oversees the privileges and immunities of the AIIB.