IJA is Seeking four US-China Law School Student Ambassadors for the program this winter.
Oct 22, 2013 by Amy Garrison
The International Judicial Academy (IJA) is a non-profit educational institution chartered in the District of Columbia. It was established in October, 1999 to provide the highest quality education programs for judges, court administrators, ministry of justice officials, and other legal professionals from countries around the world. It provides instruction on how judges and court personnel should function in a modern, fair, efficient, accessible , independent and transparent court system.
The academy has arranged more than 150 legal seminars and conferences for more than 4,500 judges, court staffs, prosecutors and other legal professionals from all over the world. Since IJA signed the cooperation memorandum with China Supreme People’s Court in April, 2010,especially, the Academy has hosted approximately 600 Chinese judges, prosecutors and law school students. IJA now is the only partner with China Supreme People's Court in the United States in terms of the judge and court staff training.
Members of student Ambassador program will work with the manager of China Programs of the Academy and work in four cities in China for ten days this winter. Each Ambassador will also receive a certificate relating to participation in the program by IJA and China Supreme People's Court. The IJA will cover all hotel expenses, domestic transportations and meals in China. Members are responsible for their own international airfares.
Time: December 9,2013 - December 20, 2013
Place: China Supreme People's Court, four to six University Cities in four cities of China (Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai, Guangzhou)
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Choose one of the topics listed below and make a 10-15 minute presentation in each site visit: 1.The age of high technology and intellectual property protection; 2.The legal barriers to investment in USA; 3. USA court structure and litigation.
2. Speak directly with Chinese law school students about the application process, the life in law school, the curriculum, how to select courses in law school and preparation for bar exam, etc.
1. Student currently enrolled in one of the leading law schools in US
2. Interest in international development
3. Familiarity with Asian culture (experience in China specifically would be very helpful)
Application Closing Date:
Please send the resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Manager of China Programs of International Judicial Academy
Chief Respondent in U.S.A and Columnist of China People's Court Daily
1055 Thomas Jefferson St, NW
Washington, D.C. 20007 U.S.A
Tel: 202 247 6006