Centre for International Law

Student Research Positions

Student Research Assistant Required

The Centre for International Law (CIL) is seeking 1 NUS student to serve as a full-time Student Research Assistant from 1-31 December 2016.

The Student Research Assistant responsibilities will include:

  1. Assisting CIL Researchers with data entry and maintenance of the CIL Database of ASEAN and International Law instruments;
  2. Applicants are expected to have a good command of Microsoft Word and Excel, Dropbox, Google Docs, as well as basic internet skills (further training will be provided). For information on CIL and the CIL Database, please visit the CIL Documents Database page.

Student Research Assistants are selected on the basis of their aptitude for data analysis, their eye for detail, and their demonstrated interest in programmes and issues served by CIL. An interview with a CIL Researcher is required. Students from any department in NUS may apply.

Terms of the Programme

  • CIL Student Research Assistants will be paid in accordance with the NUS Contingent Workers scheme.
  • CIL Student Research Assistants should be willing to work in the CIL office during office hours.

Applications are closed.

Student Research Assistants Required

The Centre for International Law (CIL) is seeking a select group of 2-3 NUS Law students to serve as Student Research Assistants during the academic year and school holidays.

Student Research Assistants responsibilities include:

  1. Assisting CIL Researchers with building and maintaining the CIL Database of ASEAN and International Law instruments by downloading, formatting, updating information, proof-reading documents and generating document templates;
  2. Assisting CIL Researchers with editing and formatting of CIL’s upcoming publication: ‘CIL Compilation of ASEAN Constituent Instruments’.
  3. Assisting CIL Researchers with researching and editing scholarly work in the CIL focus areas.

Applicants are expected to have a good command of Microsoft Word and Excel, Dropbox, Google Docs, Adobe Acrobat, and PDF apps for tablets, as well as basic internet skills (further training will be provided for those who will work primarily with the CIL Database). For information on CIL and the CIL Database, please visit the CIL Documents Database page.

Student Research Assistants are selected on the basis of their grades, aptitude for scholarly research and writing, and their demonstrated interest in programmes and issues served by CIL. An interview with a CIL Researcher is required.

The CIL Student Research Assistant Programme is designed to go beyond classroom instruction to provide those students interested in international law with essential training in legal skills necessary for careers in academia, private practice and government, including legal research, legal writing and editorial work.

Terms of the Programme

  • The CIL Student Research Assistants will be paid in accordance with the NUS Contingent Workers scheme.
  • CIL Student Research Assistants should be willing to work in the CIL office during office hours.

Applications are closed.