Caroline Marks
Summer Legal Intern
Biography

Caroline Marks is a rising, second-year JD Candidate at New York University School of Law where she is focusing on international law, human rights and international criminal law. Caroline participates in several student groups on campus including the International Law Society and Law Students for Justice in Palestine. In her free time, Caroline is a mentor to two mentees through the Law Women High School Mentoring Program in New York City. She served as the 1L representative for the International Arbitration Association and will serve as the Communications Director during the 2020-21 academic year. She is a 2019-20 International Law and Human Rights Fellow and she will spend the summer working at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice working primarily on research and legal analysis of the U.S. counter-terrorism cooperation with third states including Djibouti, as well as other various human rights issues.

Caroline holds a BA in International Relations on the Security and Society track with a focus on the Middle Eastern region from Brown University. Caroline also achieved the equivalent of a minor in Modern Standard Arabic, including one semester spent in Amman, Jordan where she also learned the Jordanian/Levant dialect of Arabic. The year between undergraduate and law school, Caroline split her time between teaching English literature at a Hagwon in Seoul, Korea for students K-7 and working at a law firm in Seattle, helping to update and organize the technology resources available to attorneys at the firm. Caroline has also volunteered her time at the International Rescue Committee in the Seattle area, assisting caseworkers, and offering her translation services.

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