Public Citizen is a non-partisan public interest group with more than 300,000 members and activists. Key areas of organizational focus include pharmaceutical drug safety and consumer health, among others.
Public Citizen's Global Access to Medicines Program works with partners worldwide to help improve access to medicines through use of cost-lowering measures including generic competition. Please see www.citizen.org/access.
We are now seeking a highly skilled, motivated, self-directed and experienced legal intern for the Fall 2013 and Spring/Summer 2014. The internship provides an excellent opportunity to gain or enhance an understanding of the practice of patent laws around the world in the context of a nongovernmental organization. Previous experience in, or knowledge of, the field of patent law is required.
The intern will be supervised by our Legal Counsel on assigned matters and will have numerous opportunities to learn about the practice of patent law in the public interest.
Our internships are UNPAID, though academic credit can be arranged. The internship is based in our Washington DC office. Please include the range of dates you may be available to work in your application.