Rule of Law/Proposal Development Internship Fall 2016/Spring 2017

Tetra Tech DPK (Tt DPK) provides technical, management, and advisory services to help developing and transitioning societies navigate the challenges they face. We work around the world with donors such as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), and the World Bank to help establish and strengthen productive relationships between state and society and develop sustainable government and justice systems that are responsive, transparent, accountable, fair, and efficient.


Tt DPK seeks candidates for a Rule of Law/Proposal Development Internship to start as soon as possible in the current Fall semester (September – December, 2016) and potentially continue through the Spring (January – May 2017) to assist the Business/Proposal Development/Recruitment/HR team. Candidates should be interested in learning more about international development, proposal development for donor-funded projects, and technical methodologies utilized in rule of law, access to justice, crime and violence prevention, governmental integrity, and anti-corruption projects around the world.  Solid writing, research, and computer skills are essential. This is a paid internship.



    • Candidates must have strong interest and experience in international development.
    • Candidates must have solid writing, research, and MS Office Suite skills.
    • Knowledge of a second language, preferably French, Spanish, or Arabic is a plus.
    • Only students currently in law school, graduate programs in International Development, Public Administration, Nonprofit Administration, or similar graduate programs may apply.
    • Students must have already completed their undergraduate degree to be considered.


Position Description:

Chief responsibilities include supporting proposal development and recruitment efforts for rule of law, access to justice, crime and violence prevention, governmental integrity, and anti-corruption proposals and projects around the world. Intern will primarily help conduct research, write relevant proposal sections, and support recruitment tasks for live and upcoming proposals. Intern will also assist with project implementation assignments and general administrative tasks as needed.


Time commitment: 16-24 hours per week required. Please indicate your availability in your cover letter.


To apply for an internship with Tt DPK, please submit your CV and cover letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and include the contact details of at least two professional references. 


Tt DPK is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations – in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workplace. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups. Tt DPK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.