Internship Reference: SGLA06

Company Description:

This Chamber of Commerce is the voice of the European business community in Vietnam. The chamber was established in 1998 to help develop Vietnam into an attractive investment destination and trading partner for European business.

Since then, both the Chamber and Vietnam have come a long way. Vietnam now boasts a more liberal economy with a young, outward-looking population keen on deeper integration into the global community.

In the meantime, the Chamber have developed into a fully-fledged business association offering a wide range of benefits and services to members in Vietnam.

Internship Position:

Legal Advisor

Internship Description:

The internship will be directed toward a study of the regulation of data protection & privacy regulation.

The intern candidate will have the challenging task of understanding those regulations for Vietnam, ASEAN and, if possible, at a global level. It will be important to understand the general patterns emerging in the regulation while highlighting the specificity of Vietnam. Not only will the intern have to clearly identify the daunting issues, but he or she will also have to propose solutions to problems where there is none known to date. For example, ‘how can one cope with the issue of government access to personal information in the context of a cross-border data flow’.

The intern will have access to up to date regulatory documents and relevant articles to the extent of the possibilities provided by the connections the supervisors has within the Chamber of Commerces and governments.

Since the internship is talking about regulation of the digital world, it will pertain to new technologies, such as Cloud Computing, Cryptography, AI Networks and IoT to name a few.

While these are the ideal qualifications, we understand that not all candidates may match them exactly. Therefore, if you are a student with a strong interest in renewable energy and sustainability, and you have the enthusiasm and willingness to learn – then speak to Pagoda about this position and we’ll see what is possible!

Internship Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A general understanding of technological concepts along with a keen interest in their impact on our society is a must
  • Independence and research and presentation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Studying or background in law
  • A very strong interest in the laws and regulations surrounding data protection and willingness to go ‘deep’ with their research
  • The ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills