Cejl's Internship Personal Statement

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I am a first-year law student at The George Washington University Law School, and am writing to express my interest in the legal internship the organization is offering this summer. I am interested in this opportunity because I have a passion for human rights and civil liberties and I plan to pursue a career in international human rights law. Having been born and raised in the Dominican Republic, I am very aware of the atmosphere of inequality and discrimination that is rampant in Latin America and the Caribbean. This awareness led me to develop an interest in working to promote and secure human rights in the region. I was especially excited to learn about CEJIL’s internship program because I am familiar with the work the organization has
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