The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) announces that it will soon be accepting applications for four research internships at York University’s Osgoode School of Law in Toronto, Canada (www.osgoode.yorku.ca). The internship program will run March 6-17, 2017.

The program is open to students, graduates and/or attorneys practicing in various areas of law –public and private- who are interested in supporting civil procedure reform processes in their home countries by developing research in this field. The applicants MUST demonstrate proficiency in written and spoken English on the application form.

The activity is part of the project “Improving Access to Civil Justice in Latin America,” which JSCA is executing with the technical and financial support of the Canadian government through Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

Applicants must present a research proposal on a topic of their choice in the field of civil procedure. The proposal must include a description of the topic, justification for the research and design of a research methodology (maximum length: 2 pages). The proposal should be submitted to JSCA Training Area Coordinator Leonel González (leonel.gonzalez@cejamericas.org), copying JSCA Researcher Constanza Gigena (constanza.gigena@cejamericas.org).

Applicants also are required to submit the form posted on JSCA’s Website.

Applications may be submitted between Monday, October 17 and Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience with research topics related to civil procedure and those who plan to work in institutions focused on related matters.

Finalists may be asked to participate in a telephone interview in English in order to verify that they have the language skills required to successfully complete the internship.

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