Role Summary: This fellowship is a year-long, full time program in GE’s Washington, DC office expected to start in July/August 2019. We are seeking candidates with a background in international trade policy, law, economics and government. Candidates should have an interest in areas such as domestic and international regulatory policy, international trade and global development.
Essential Responsibilities: GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.General Electric’s Global Government Affairs & Policy group is seeking qualified candidates for the R. Michael Gadbaw International Law & Policy Fellowship program. GGA&P oversees GE’s engagement on public policy issues with the US Congress, the US Executive Branch governments around the world and multilateral institutions. Our fellows are involved in many aspects of our operations.• Research current domestic and global issues in regulatory affairs, international trade law and policy, climate change, digital, energy production, rule of law, R&D, etc.• Attend Washington-area briefings and meetings relevant to GE• Write memoranda and conduct legal research and analysis• Create and edit presentation and briefing materials for the policy team and GE leadership.• Assist GE regulatory and trade experts and lawyers on various ongoing initiatives related to U.S. regulations, international law, trade, and policy matters• Assist office administrative functions
Qualifications/Requirements: • Graduate Degree or Law Degree required• 3.2 GPA or higher • No more than 2 years of work experience immediately after obtaining Graduate Degree or Law DegreeEligibility Requirements:• Must be available for a minimum 1 year, full time (40 hours/week) commitment• Eligible to work in the US for entire one year of fellowship without sponsorship• Ability to work overtime as needed• GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screenGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Desired Characteristics: • Strong academic and professional credentials • Expert- level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite • Solid research and analytical skills • Strong written and verbal communication skills • International experience • Foreign language skills • An interest in U.S. and international law and policy • Knowledge of U.S. regulatory and political landscape.• Knowledge of free trade agreements, emerging markets, international policy relating to infrastructure including energy and/or healthcare • Familiarity with current events • Adaptable and familiarity with GE’s worldwide operations • Self-starter and strong work ethic
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