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Jobs and Opportunities

Human Rights Intern, OHCHR

Asunción, Paraguay

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the Secretariat Department responsible for strengthening international human rights mechanisms; Enhancing equality and countering discrimination; Combating impunity and strengthening accountability and the rule of law; Integrating human rights in development and in the economic sphere; Widening the democratic space; and Early warning and protection of human rights in situations of conflict, violence and insecurity.

Legal Affairs Intern, International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

Arusha, Tanzania

The United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”) is a
court of the United Nations established in 2010 to carry out a number of essential functions of the
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) and the International Criminal Tribunal for
the former Yugoslavia (“ICTY”), after the completion of their respective mandates. The ICTR
closed on 31 December 2015 with the ICTY following on 31 December 2017. The Mechanism
started operating on 1 July 2012 in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania, and on 1 July 2013 in The
Hague, the Netherlands. Since these dates, the Arusha branch has inherited functions from the
ICTR, and the Hague branch functions from the ICTY. The Mechanism has also established its own
structure to govern its activities and developed rules, procedures, and policies that harmonise and
build upon the best practices of both Tribunals. The Mechanism operates simultaneously on two
continents, with a small team of dedicated professionals based in the respective branches in Arusha,
United Republic of Tanzania, and in The Hague, the Netherlands.

In accordance with its mandate, the Mechanism has assumed responsibility for a number of former
functions of the ICTR and the ICTY. These essential functions include: (i) tracking and prosecution
of remaining fugitives; (ii) conducting appeal proceedings; (iii) conducting review proceedings; (iv)
conducting retrials; (v) conducting investigations, trials, and appeals in cases of contempt of court
and false testimony; (vi) monitoring cases referred to national jurisdictions; (vii) protecting victims
and witnesses; (viii) supervising the enforcement of sentences; (ix) providing assistance to national
jurisdictions; and (x) ensuring the preservation and management of Mechanism, ICTR, and ICTY
archives.

This position is located in the Office of the President of the Mechanism. It is under the supervision
and direction of the Head of the Arusha branch of the Office of the President. The Office of the
President is seeking legal interns on an ongoing basis at the Arusha branch.
A Mechanism internship is unpaid and full-time. Core working hours for interns are Monday to
Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Interns work under
the supervision of a staff member in the office to which they are assigned. The duration of an
internship at the Mechanism can range from a minimum of three months to a maximum of six months, according to the needs of the intern’s assigned office. Applicants are kindly requested to
indicate periods of availability in their cover letter.

Intern, European GNSS Agency

Prague, Czech Republic

Legal and Procurement Department Traineeship

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is responsible for the operations and service provision for the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) EGNOS and Galileo. GSA provides university students and graduates with a unique and first-hand experience of the workings of the GSA, in particular, and of the EU institutions in general.

Area: EU Law, Space Law
Paid: Yes

Click the link to apply!

Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Geneva, Switzerland

This position is located in Office of the Chief of the Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Branch, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in Geneva. OCHA is part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within with each actor can contribute to the overall response efforts. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.

The Humanitarian Affairs Officer reports directly to the Chief of the Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Branch.

Posting Period: 14 August 2020 - 12 September 2020

Job Opening Number: 20-Humanitarian Affairs-OCHA-138965-R-Geneva (X)

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

UNIDROIT Covid-19 Essay Competition

Anywhere!

Participants are invited to author an essay in English between 2000-3000 words (excluding footnotes and references) examining the impact and usefulness of UNIDROIT instruments either during the COVID-19 pandemic, or in the post COVID-19 economy.

Advocacy Trainee, Civil Rights Defenders

Brussels, Belgium

Civil Rights Defenders is an international human rights organisation based in Sweden that defends people’s civil and political rights and empowers human rights defenders at risk. Civil Rights Defenders cooperates closely with several other human rights organisations and in Brussels, we are a member of the Human Rights and Democracy Network (HRDN). The Europe Department advocates with both the general public and decision-makers for improvements in the human rights situation in Europe, with a focus on the Western Balkans and Turkey. Parallel to the long-term support to local partners in our countries of focus, we organise different events, participate in coalitions and conduct other joint advocacy and lobbying actions. Providing capacity building support and other types of assistance to human rights defenders is also part of our activities together with publishing ad hoc reports on the situation in a particular country or on a specific topic.

The Advocacy Trainee is responsible for assisting with our programme in Brussels. Their primary responsibility will be to assist the Europe team (focusing mostly on the Western Balkans and Turkey) with the implementation of their advocacy strategy with the European institutions. However, cooperation with some of Civil Rights Defenders’ other programmes (Latin America, Asia, MENA, Africa and Eurasia) is foreseeable.

The Advocacy Trainee is based in Brussels and reports directly to the Brussels Programme Officer, but their work is not limited to a particular country of focus.

Submit a CV and a motivation letter of maximum one page, in English, to brussels@crd.org by 25 August 2020 at 23:59 Brussels time. Shortlisted people will be contacted by 7 September 2020 at the latest. Online interviews will be conducted.

Temporary Intern, UNOV Human Resources Management

Vienna, Austria

The internship position is located in the Office of the Chief, Human Resources Management Service (HRMS), Division for Management (DM), United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV)/United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and envisaged for a period for 3 to 6 months with a starting date as soon as possible.

HRMS is committed to attracting and cultivating a pool of diverse talent, fortifying a dynamic and an inclusive organizational culture, and supporting a transformational and accountable leadership that aims to strengthen our organizational capabilities. HRMS strives to continuously develop a professional and mobile workforce equipped with the knowledge, skills and experience to accomplish our ambitious and important organizational mandates together with key stakeholders.

The internship is UNPAID and full-time; i.e. 5 days per week (40 hours). The selected intern will work under the supervision of the Chief, HRMS, Chief Operational and Advisory Support Unit (OASU) and the UNOV/UNODC Internship Coordinator.

For more information about the work of UNOV and UNODC, please visit www.unodc.org and www.unov.org respectively.

Database and ERP Administration Intern, ICC

*Remote

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Judicial Services, the Information Management Services Section ensures that the Registry puts in place adequate information management services, for the benefit of all organs and activities of the Court.
Under the supervision of the Associate Database & ERP Administration Officer, a position for a Database Administrator Intern is open now for applications!

Contract Duration: Interns are required to work full time for a period between three and six months (to be agreed to prior to commencement). Internship placements shall not be extended beyond six months.

Research and Teaching Associate in Public International Law, Leiden University

Leiden, Netherlands

The selected candidate will assist in establishing, institutionalizing, expanding and maintaining the Global International Humanitarian Law Clinic (IHL Clinic) Network. The research-led teaching method of clinical legal education enables students to learn through experience by applying legal theory of international humanitarian law (IHL) to real-world situations. This is achieved by enabling students to work on cases for real-life cooperation partners like the International Committee of the Red Cross or Human Rights NGOs. The Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum has played a pivotal role in the worldwide emergence of IHL Clinics and envisions to serve as a focal point in establishing a Global IHL Clinic Network, which connects academics, humanitarian actors and young lawyers studying and applying IHL around the world.

For other information and enquiries, please contact Robert Heinsch, LL.M. at r.w.heinsch@law.leidenuniv.nl.

Please submit online your application no later than August 15th 2020 via the blue button in our application system. Applicants should submit online a letter of interest accompanied by a CV.

Remote Internship, UNCTAD

*Remote

This profile is for the sole purpose of the Internship Programme of the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTDA) in Geneva. There should be no expectation of
employment within the UN after an internship. Interns shall not be eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, positions at the professional level and above carrying international recruitment
status in the Secretariat for a period of six months following the end of their internship. UN interns must have a valid visa. The Internship Programme is unpaid and full-time, i.e. an intern is expected to work eight hours a day, five days a week.

This internship position is offered under the remote modality of teleworking. To work remotely the applicant shall have full access to a computer with a modern browser in which to run the latest version of Office 365 applications that will allow him/her to perform the tasks within the scope of the internship.

Rule of Law Intern, UNODC

Vienna, Austria

This position is within the Justice Section, Division for Operations of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), located in Vienna, Austria. Selected candidate will work on issues related to crime prevention and criminal justice reform, under direct supervision of two or more staff members of the Justice Section.

This vacancy announcement is for 3-4 internship positions for a period of four to six months. Given the current situation due to COVID-19, selected interns may have to start working remotely from their country of nationality/residence subject to travel restrictions in effect both in their home country and Austria as well as availability of affordable air or surface transportation as applicable.

Arbitration Internship,

London, Paris and Washington DC

Interns will be involved in a variety of work, including providing support with commercial, investment treaty, and State-to-State arbitrations, carrying out research and assisting with written submissions and oral hearings.

Three Crowns offers internships across a number of our offices. The programs on offer in each office will vary, but the quality of the work experience available to successful applicants will be unparalleled, providing invaluable experience, as well as future employment prospects, to ambitious and talented junior lawyers and graduates.

If you wish to apply for the Three Crowns Internship Program, please email us and include the following with your application:
Cover letter (in English) stating your reasons for applying, the office to which you are applying, and your availability.
University transcripts.
A writing sample (in English) that would preferably demonstrate your analytical thinking and lend itself to a meaningful discussion at interview.
Curriculum vitae (in English).
Details relating to your nationality and visa requirements, if appropriate.
The date you wish to commence your internship, ideally no sooner than six months after the date of your application.

To ensure that the firm manages personal data centrally, we ask that you direct all applications to careers@threecrownsllp.com rather than to named individuals.

Dispute Resolution Internship, Freshfields Dubai

Dubai, UAE

In a small practice, responsibility comes early.
We have six six-month internship placements in our Dispute Resolution practice in Dubai each year.

We advertise during the months of January and September and look for graduates with an interest in the region and international arbitration.

As an intern in a small practice, responsibility comes early. You gain a wide range of legal experience as our thriving dispute resolution practice undertakes a broad range of work, including international arbitration in a myriad of forms, representing clients in litigation before the DIFC courts, undertaking regulatory investigations, managing litigation in courts across the region and advice on a range of commercial issues, including anti-bribery and corruption and international sanctions.

Interns are placed with a senior associate and supervised by a partner or member of the senior team. But working in a small office means you'll have contact with the whole team, from newly qualified lawyers right up to senior partners.

How to apply
If you are interested in a training contract, please see our UK trainee pages for more information.

All conversations will be held in the strictest confidence.

Internship, Fietta Law

London, UK

Fietta runs a 6-month paid internship programme for aspiring public international law practitioners with excellent academic credentials. The programme aims to give meaningful experience and mentorship across a range of international law and arbitration matters. Ideal candidates are recently qualified lawyers having a relevant Master’s degree and a keen interest in practising public international law, including investment treaty arbitration.

Fietta internships run from 1 March and 1 September each year. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview approximately 3-4 months prior to the applicable start date.

If you are interested in undertaking an internship with us, please forward your CV and covering letter to careers@fiettalaw.com. Applicants should confirm that they are eligible to work in the United Kingdom.

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Schuman Traineeship, European Parliament Secretariat

Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg

The Schuman traineeships are paid and can be undertaken at one of the European Parliament’s official places of work – Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg – or in its Liaison Offices in the Member States.

These traineeships are named after Robert Schuman, one of the main architects of the European integration project, responsible for over 70 years of peace and prosperity in Europe. He proposed pooling French and German coal and steel production into what would become the European Coal and Steel Community, the first of the European Communities, which grew to become the European Union.

Why should I apply?
A Schuman traineeship will enhance your education and your vocational training. It will provide you with an insight into the work of the EU institutions and the European Parliament, a crucial forum for decision-making and political debate at EU level.

The Schuman traineeships may be undertaken in a wide variety of fields, such as EU internal and external policies, finance, law, multilingualism, administration, infrastructure and logistics, communication or IT.

The European Parliament is an equal opportunities employer; candidates without distinction as to gender, sexual orientation, cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds or disability are encouraged to apply, with reasonable accommodation available for successful candidates with disabilities who may need them.

As part of Parliament’s commitment to honouring journalists who were killed during the exercise of their work, the Directorate-General for Communication offers a number of Schuman traineeships in memory of Ján Kuciak, the Slovak investigative journalist who was murdered in February 2018.

Political Affairs Intern, Office Of The Special Envoy Of The Secretary-General On The Great Lakes Region

Nairobi, Kenya

This position is in the Office of the Special Envoy of The Secretary-General for the Great Lakes in Nairobi.

Nairobi is classified as a "B" hardship duty station and a family duty station.

The incumbent reports directly to a designation Supervisor - OSESG-GL Nairobi.

The duration of this Job Opening will be six (6) months only.

In February 2013, 11 nations signed the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region, in a renewed drive to end the recurring cycles of devastating conflict in eastern DRC which impacts stability and development in the Great Lakes area of Africa. On 31 January 2014, two more countries, Kenya and Sudan, became signatories of the PSC Framework. The framework aims to help "address the root causes of conflict and put an end to recurring cycles of violence" in eastern DRC and the Great Lakes Region. In its Resolution 2098 (2013), the Security Council welcomed the signing of the PSC Framework. It called on the Special Envoy, in coordination with the Special Representative for the DRC to "lead, coordinate and assess the implementation of national and regional commitments under the PSC Framework, including through the establishment of benchmarks and appropriate follow-up measures".

The Security Council further encouraged the Special Envoy to "lead a comprehensive political process that includes all relevant stakeholders to address the underlying root causes of the
conflict".

Programme Officer, Department of Peace Operations

Entebbe, Uganda

The position is located in the Mobile Capacity Building Team of the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Threat Mitigation Advisory Team (TMAT) of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) within the Department of Peace Operations (DPO). The Programme Officer of the Mobile Capacity Building Team will report to the P4, Senior Programme Officer of the Mobile Capacity Building Team. The Mobile Capacity Building Team is located in Entebbe, Uganda.

Established in 1997, UNMAS works to eliminate the threat posed by mines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices by coordinating United Nations mine action, leading operational responses at the country level, and supporting the development of standards, policies and norms. As a specialized service of the United Nations located within the Department of Peace Operations, UNMAS operates under UN legislative mandates of both the General Assembly and the Security Council. UNMAS also responds to specific requests for support from the UN Secretary-General or designated official.

For more information on UNMAS, please visit www.mineaction.org/unma

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

Consultant / PSA (Personal Services Agreement), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Bamako, Mali

To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.

We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline

If you need help please contact: Careers@fao.org

Maintenance, ASEAN

Indonesia

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was founded in 1967 with the purpose of promoting
regional cooperation in Southeast Asia, in the spirit of equality and partnership and thereby contribute
towards peace, progress and prosperity in the region. It was proclaimed a Community through the “Kuala
Lumpur Declaration on ASEAN 2025: Forging Ahead Together”, signed by the ASEAN Leaders during their
27th Summit in November 2015, calling the ASEAN Community to work towards building a community that
is politically cohesive, economically integrated and socially responsible.

The ASEAN Secretariat was established in 1976 by the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN, with the basic function
of providing greater efficiency in the coordination of ASEAN organs and for more effective implementation
of ASEAN projects and activities, and envisioned to be the nerve center of a strong and confident ASEAN
Community.

In alignment with the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on ASEAN 2025, and key aspirations of the three pillars;
ASEAN Political Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and ASEAN SocioCultural Community (ASCC), supported by the Department of Community and Corporate Affairs (CCA),
the ASEAN Secretariat is inviting qualified Indonesian citizens or ASEAN Nationals who are currently
residing and recruited in Indonesia to apply for the position of Maintenance, Administration and General
Affairs Division.

Send your application to asean.hr@asean.org highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the
position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates and transcripts,
and complete ASEC Employment Application Form attached with recent photograph. Applications
sent without ALL the documents mentioned above will NOT be considered.

Please indicate on the subject heading: Application for Maintenance.

Application documents should reach the ASEAN Secretariat by 30 August 2020. The Selection
Committee’s decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Victims Participation and Reparation Intern, ICC

The Hague, Netherlands

The International Criminal Court is seeking interns for the Victims Participation and Reparation Section!

The Victims Participation and Reparations Section (VPRS) facilitates victims’ participation and reparations before the ICC. Amongst its main tasks, it informs victims of their rights before the ICC, assists them in filling in application forms for participation in the proceedings and/or for reparations, and assists the Judges with the preliminary processing and analysis of victims’ applications whenever required. The VPRS is also responsible for organising the common legal representation of victims whenever required.

The VPRS establishes systems both in the field and at headquarters in The Hague to manage and process information received from victims, to file such information in the relevant judicial proceedings together with reports for Chambers and to respond to any instructions that may be issued by Chambers relating to participating victims or their applications throughout the proceedings. To this end, its activities include, inter alia: selection and training of intermediaries and elaboration and dissemination of key messages in the field in close collaboration with the field and other relevant ICC offices; processing of victims’ applications (which involves registration, data entry, legal assessment and redactions); preparing filings for the transmission of victims’ applications to the parties and to Chambers; legally analysing information received from or concerning victims; preparing reports on participation and/or on reparations issues before Chambers, upon request or on a proprio motu basis; organising common legal representation for victims and preparing reports thereon; and facilitating victims’ interaction with their legal representatives. In addition, the VPRS responds to orders from Chambers, requests from the legal representatives of victims, requests for input from other Sections of the Registry, and cooperates with / renders assistance to the Trust Fund for Victims whenever necessary.


Contract Duration: Interns are required to work full time for a period of preferably six months (dates to be agreed to prior to commencement). Internship placements shall not be extended beyond six months.

Research Intern, Carnegie Endowment (Europe)

Brussels, Belgium

Carnegie Europe is seeking a research intern to work for three to six months in Brussels or remotely. The intern will provide overall support to Carnegie Europe's teams and scholars, who are responsible for Carnegie Europe's research and project activities.

Responsibilities will include assisting with research on European democracy issues. Successful candidates will conduct background research to support the work of Carnegie Europe scholars and program staff, including drafting issue monitors, research briefs, and event reports.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in European democracy issues, as well as some previous research and study experiences in this field.

Given current circumstances, it may be necessary to limit the staff and interns presence in the office or to opt for a remote internship. Please notice that, for this reason, we may give preference to candidates already based in Brussels. The desired start date for this internship is early September.

Space Law and Policy Intern, UNOOSA

Vienna, Austria

The internship is located at the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in Vienna, Austria. The intern will work under the direct supervision of Chief of the Committee, Policy and Legal Affairs Section (CPLA).

Internship position is for a period of minimum three months, with the option to extend to a total period of six months, based on the needs of the office and the availability of the intern. The internship period is expected to begin in September/October 2020.

This internship is unpaid. The intern will work five days per week (40 hours).

The internship will include tasks under the overall plan of work of UNOOSA, which is responsible for promoting international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.

UNOOSA, through CPLA, provides substantive secretariat services to the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, its Scientific and Technical Subcommittee and Legal Subcommittee and related working groups, as well as to the Working Group of the Whole of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) of the General Assembly when it considers the item on international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. The Office leads the Inter-Agency Meeting on Outer Space Activities (UN-space), which is a central coordination mechanism within the UN system on the use of space science and technology.

For more information on UNOOSA, please visit the following website: www.unoosa.org

Given the current situation due to COVID-19, selected interns may have to start working remotely from their country of nationality/residence subject to travel restrictions in effect both in their home country and Austria as well as availability of affordable air or surface transportation as applicable.

Public Information Intern, Portugal Desk - UNRIC Brussels

Brussels, Belgium

Internship for the Portugal Desk at the United Nations Regional Information Center (UNRIC)

UNRIC represents the United Nations Department of Global Communication in Western Europe, supports the United Nations agencies in Brussels and cooperates with the European institutions.
The Center is organized in nine geographic and thematic areas, covers 21 countries in Western Europe and works in 13 languages. The Portugal Desk works together with all the relevant agents of the Portuguese society - public institutions, Government, private sector, non-governmental organizations, civil society and the media. Our mission is to inform and involve the Portuguese and Portuguese-speaking people on major themes and causes of the United Nations.

The Center produces communication materials, supports partners with communications campaigns and events organization and answers questions from the public on all matters related to the Organization and its campaigns.

The Internship lasts 4 to 6 months (September 2020 to February 2021) and takes place at the UNRIC office in Brussels. (The internship may take place remotely if sanitary conditions require it).

The internship is UNPAID and full-time.

Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of the head of the Portugal Desk office.
Read more about the UN Internship Application process here: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=AP&lang=en-US

Intern, UNICEF (20 weeks)

Asuncion, Paraguay

The Paraguay Country Office (CO) started in March 2020 the implementation of the new country programme for the 2020-2024 period which includes a) a strong focus on public advocacy and engagement with government, donors and other key social actors at national and international level, b) an increased focus on intersectoral programming and implementation of innovative and demonstrative projects at local level, and c) resource mobilization with multilateral and bilateral cooperation agencies, competitive funds and private sector organizations at national, regional and global levels. A whole office approach to leverage all areas and capacities of the CO to realize strategic results for children is critical to achieving the goals outlined in the country programme. This internship seeks support to put in place management systems that can facilitate implementation of activities aligned with the areas outlined above, mechanisms to track progress in each of those areas, recommendations on the use of innovative approaches to facilitate intersectoral coordination and support to implementation of key initiatives in specific sectors (i.e. education).

The Paraguay CO´s new country programme seeks to implement innovative programming approaches such as its focus on early years, adolescents and evidence and data generation as the overarching outcome areas and to engage in dynamic resource mobilization efforts. This requires greater sectoral coordination both internally and with partners, improved management systems that facilitate coordination and synergies across sectors, and regular and strategic engagement with government, donors and civil society partners. As an important member of the project team, this internship is being established to support the Office of the Paraguay Representative.


Internship duration: 20 weeks
Tentative start date: 16 August 2020

Human Rights Intern, OHCHR

New York, United States of America

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the Secretariat Department responsible for strengthening international human rights mechanisms; Enhancing equality and countering discrimination; Combating impunity and strengthening accountability and the rule of law; Integrating human rights in development and in the economic sphere; Widening the democratic space; and Early warning and protection of human rights in situations of conflict, violence and insecurity.

Legal Intern, Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Leidschendam (near The Hague), The Netherlands

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) offers internships to highly motivated students and young professionals with good academic qualifications who are in the final stages of education or in the early stages of their careers. The internship is a practical, educational experience whereby interns principally assist the staff of the STL Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) in their work. Under supervision, interns are assigned projects and tasks relevant to their education and interests whilst being provided with the opportunity to practice and develop their theoretical knowledge.

The OTP is one of the four organs of the STL. The other three organs are the Chambers, the Defence Office and the Registry. The OTP both investigates and prosecutes persons suspected to be responsible for the crimes falling within the STL’s jurisdiction, including:
- The attack of 14 February 2005 killing Rafik Hariri and others
- Attacks in Lebanon between 1 October 2004 and 12 December 2005 that are connected and are of a similar nature and gravity to the Hariri attack
- Attacks on any date after 12 December 2005 as decided by Lebanon and the United Nations with the consent of the UN Security Council if these attacks are connected and are of a similar nature and gravity to the attack of 14 February 2005.

For more information, please see www.stl-tsl.org/en/about-the-stl/structure-of-the-stl/the-office-of-the-prosecutor

Arbitration Internship, WilmerHale London

London, UK

The International Arbitration Group’s London Intern Program provides a unique opportunity for young lawyers from across the globe to experience the realities of a busy international arbitration practice and to learn from colleagues who are leaders in their field.

The program, which runs from the firm’s London office, welcomes students in the final stages of their legal education, and practitioners in the early stages of their legal careers for a three-month internship. The program provides participants from both civil and common law jurisdictions with exposure to the wide range of international commercial disputes handled in our Global International Arbitration Practice.

During their three-months at WilmerHale, interns are given the chance to put theory into practice by working with the International Arbitration Group’s lawyers on factual and legal assignments stemming from current cases, as well as the opportunity to further academic interests with involvement on research projects in conjunction with lawyers in the practice. The program provides interns the opportunity to work with our lawyers and professional staff as members of the team, and interns are actively encouraged to participate fully in all of the work and social aspects of the firm. We also encourage our interns to participate in training opportunities with the International Arbitration Group.

“WilmerHale’s Intern Program provided me with a chance to experience the world of international arbitration in practice,” says a former intern. “Exposure to highly regarded practitioners and the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting cases in the field helped cement my decision to pursue a career in international arbitration.”

How to Apply
If you are a candidate applying for an internship position, please send your two-page resume, one-page cover letter and law school transcripts to “The Intern Committee” at WHarbitrationinternship@wilmerhale.com. We encourage you to send applications at least 12 months in advance. If you need more information before applying, feel free to contact one of us directly.

Internship, International Bar Association

London, The Hague, Washington DC

Intern positions are available for undergraduate law students, postgraduate law students, and newly qualified lawyers at the International Bar Association's offices in London, The Hague and Washington DC.

Founded in 1947, the International Bar Association (IBA) is the world's largest organisation of law societies, bar associations, law firms and individual lawyers. The IBA is involved with cutting edge issues affecting the international legal community and as an intern you can become involved in the work of the Association.

The application process involves sending a CV/resume, cover letter, application form and writing sample (no longer than five pages long) to internprogramme@intbar.org before the closing date.

We have intakes 4 times a year, every 3 months, and usually close applications 5-6 months before the start date.

We aim to inform you if you have been successful and invite you to interview approximately 4-6 weeks after the closing date (but please bear in mind that members of staff who make up the selection panels travel frequently so it is not always easy to make a quick decision). Please do not hesitate to contact the Intern Programme Manager for any other information.

If successful, you will receive an invite for an interview with the team you have applied for (usually via Skype).

Legal Affairs Intern, UN IRMCT

Arusha, Tanzania

The United Nations International Residual mechanism for Criminal Tribunals is a court of the UN established to carry out a number of the essential function of the ICTR and ICTY.

Internship, ICC – Country Analysis Unit

The Hague, Netherlands

The Country Analysis Unit (CAU) acts as a central analysis hub of the Registry, and leads the collection, analysis and disseminations of various political and security information products in relation to the work of the Registry in the situation countries or any other country of interest for the Court. The Unit assists the Chief of External Operations Support Section, the Director of the Division, the Registrar, and the Senior Management through the provision of comprehensive assessments of cross-cutting issues and trends that may affect the Registry in the implementation of its mandate.

Interns are required to work full time for a period between three and six months (to be agreed to prior to commencement). Internship placements shall not be extended beyond six months.

Click the link to apply!

Auxiliar de Conferencia/relaciones 50%, International Labour Organization (ILO)

Geneva, Switzerland

El puesto está adscrito al Departamento de Políticas Sectoriales (SECTOR), que forma parte de la Cartera de Políticas. Dicho departamento se encarga de prestar apoyo a los gobiernos, las organizaciones de empleadores y las organizaciones de trabajadores en cuanto a cuestiones relacionadas con el empleo y el trabajo en sectores económicos y sociales específicos en los planos mundial, regional y nacional. El enfoque sectorial con respecto al trabajo decente es común al conjunto del Programa de Trabajo Decente.

La labor del Departamento consiste básicamente en promover el diálogo social para suscitar consenso en torno a políticas y prácticas sectoriales, incluso mediante la organización de reuniones tripartitas de ámbito mundial; promover la ratificación y la aplicación efectiva de las normas internacionales del trabajo de ámbito sectorial; generar y difundir conocimientos e información sobre las tendencias económicas y del empleo en sectores o industrias específicos; realizar investigaciones orientadas a la formulación de políticas sobre cuestiones relativas al trabajo decente en sectores específicos; poner en práctica proyectos de cooperación para el desarrollo, prestar asesoramiento en materia de políticas y ejecutar programas de creación de capacidad para los mandantes tripartitos de la OIT, y promover la coherencia de las políticas relativas a las principales cuestiones sectoriales por conducto de alianzas estratégicas con organismos de las Naciones Unidas, organizaciones multilaterales y otras partes interesadas. El Departamento también se ocupa de coordinar las actividades emprendidas en toda la Oficina con miras a promover el trabajo decente en la economía rural.

El/la titular del puesto prestará apoyo administrativo en la organización y preparación de las reuniones tripartitas aprobadas por el Consejo de Administración que competen a SECTOR y cumplirá su cometido con arreglo a la división de funciones y responsabilidades que establezca el Coordinador de Reuniones en cada caso.

Procurement Assistant, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Santiago, Chile

This position is located in the Procurement Unit, Division of Administration. The Procurement Assistant reports to the Chief Procurement Officer and the Senior Procurement Assistant -Team Leader.

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the five regional Commissions of the United Nations. It was founded in 1948 with the purpose of contributing to the region's economic and social development. Its mission includes the design, monitoring and evaluation of public policies and the provision of advisory services, expertise and training to Governments, as well as support for regional and international cooperation and coordination activities. Please visit our website at www.eclac.org for further information.

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, advanced knowledge of Spanish and English is required.

NOTE: ''Advanced level of knowledge'' equals a rating of ''fluent'' in all four areas (speak, read, write, and understand)

For JOs: Knowledge of the second language (English/Spanish) will be tested, unless it can be supported by a certificate from a recognized institution.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

Political Affairs Officer (Temporary Job Opening)

New York, United States

The position is located in the Middle East Division (MED), Middle East, Asia and the Pacific (MEAP), Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) and Peace Operations (DPO).

The incumbent will serve as Desk Officer in MED and will directly report to the Team Leader of the Middle East Team, under the general supervision of the Director of MED, DPPA-DPO.

Posting Period: 14 August 2020 - 28 August 2020
Job Opening Number: 20-Political Affairs-DPPA-139907-J-New York (X)

HR Intern, WFP Regional Office (Egypt)

Cairo, Egypt

The World Food Program has 2 openings in their Regional Office in Cairo, Egypt, for a HR Intern for 8 months.

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 75 countries each year. The organization has a global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to nutritious food and contribute to the lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.

Communications Intern, UNDP United States

New York, USA

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is the global lead, within the United Nations system, in provision of assistance to prevent violent extremism. In recognition of its leadership role, UNDP serves as co-chair of the PVE Working Group of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact. Through its solid basis of already existing PVE programming at the country and regional level, convening and coordinating role, UNDP is well placed to lead the development of innovative monitoring and learning systems to ensure that PVE initiatives are evidence-informed, human rights based, and promote the participation, voice, and empowerment of communities affected by violent extremism.

The UNDP is looking to hire a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning specialist to support UNDP's Country Offices to design and implement effective monitoring strategies, and to inform the development of M&E for PVE efforts within the wider UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact. The purpose is to help achieve improvements in monitoring, learning and quality assurance of PVE initiatives at national, regional and global levels, and through this both to increase UNDP's role in ensuring respect for human rights as the fundamental basis for the fight against terrorism, and amplify the impact of UNDP's advocacy and resource mobilization efforts.

R Programmer Intern, IWMI

Pelawatta, Sri Lanka

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is seeking applications from young and enthusiastic students to join the Water Risk to Development and Resilience (WR2DR) team that conducts research and supports product development with big data, socioeconomic data, and ground datasets and methods using computer sciences. This is done by combining several disciplines such as data processing, machine learning, remote sensing and artificial intelligence, and looking into programmatic problems such as disaster risk reduction (DRR), extreme weather events, onset of disasters, poverty and inequalities.

The goal of this internship is to develop R-spatial tools/packages in R Studio/ R Shiny for spatial and related auxiliary data analysis and visualization. Over the course of the internship, the student will work with an interdisciplinary team to implement innovative tools that are robust for spatial data validation.

Please note that the internship will be on a teleworking basis due to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions. Our preference is for voluntary internships to complete thesis work, but we may offer a stipend in some cases.

The duration of the internship will be for a period of 4 to 5 months.

To apply, visit www.iwmi.org/jobs

Applications must be submitted by 24:00 (Colombo time) on August 15, 2020 (Friday)

Communication and Outreach Intern, UNOV

Vienna, Austria

The internship position is located in the Office of the Chief, Human Resources Management Service (HRMS), Division for Management (DM), United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV)/United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and envisaged for a period of 6 months with a starting date as soon as possible.

HRMS is committed to attracting and cultivating a pool of diverse talent, fortifying a dynamic and an inclusive organizational culture, and supporting a transformational and accountable leadership that aims to strengthen our organizational capabilities. HRMS strives to continuously develop a professional and mobile workforce equipped with the knowledge, skills and experience to accomplish our ambitious and important organizational mandates together with key stakeholders.

The internship is UNPAID and full-time; i.e. 5 days per week (40 hours). The selected intern will work under the supervision of the Chief, HRMS.

For more information about the work of UNOV and UNODC, please visit www.unodc.org and www.unov.org respectively.

SDG Localization Internship, UNDP India

Chandigarh, India

To implement the ambitious targets set for itself in SDG VISION 2030, the Government of Punjab is partnering with UNDP to establish SDG Coordination Centre (SDGCC) under Punjab State Board for Economic Policy and Planning reporting to the Department of Planning. UNDP is putting together a team of experts to be a part of the PMU in SDGCC and work closely with relevant government departments, technical agencies, UN agencies, civil society organization and academic institutions to provide the requisite impetus to the state government’s initiative in rolling out the SDGs. The team is expected to catalyse the actions around achieving the Global Goals by 2030 by performing the role of a think tank and solutions provider to the State.

The UNDP is looking for an intern to support the work of the SDGCC located at Vit-te-Yojana Bhawan, Sector-33-A, Chandigarh. The intern will work closely under the overall guidance of the Regional Head (North region) and under direct supervision of Integrated planning and implementation lead, SDGCC Punjab.

VPRU Technical Innovations and Emergency Response Intern, IRC

United States

The IRC’s Violence Prevention and Response Unit is seeking an intern to conduct a vital series of tasks supporting knowledge management outcomes for the VPRU. The VPRU Internship will be based in the Technical Innovations and Emergency Response (TIER Team), Violence Prevention and Response Unit, within Technical Excellence - Crisis Response, Recovery & Development (CRRD) Department.

The intern will support the VPRU’s Technical Innovations and Emergency Response team in establishing an online resources library collating relevant materials around the thematic areas of Cash and Protection and Inclusion. Activities will include collecting, reviewing, classifying, and summarizing key literature on the themes of Cash and Protection, and Inclusion, drawing together relevant materials around programming, theory, evaluations and other forms of research. The intern will create a categorization and filing repository for reviewed materials and organize them online in an appropriate BOX folder for future use by staff at the IRC.

Human Rights Intern, OHCHR

Geneva, Switzerland

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the Secretariat Department responsible for strengthening international human rights mechanisms; Enhancing equality and countering discrimination; Combating impunity and strengthening accountability and the rule of law; Integrating human rights in development and in the economic sphere; Widening the democratic space; and Early warning and protection of human rights in situations of conflict, violence and insecurity.

This announcement broadcasts international internship located within the Development and Economic, Social Issues Branch (DESIB). Based in the Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures, Right to Development Division, the Development and Economic, Social Issues Branch facilitates OHCHR thematic work on economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) including business and human rights, the rights of persons with disabilities, climate change and environment related issues and migration.

Based in Geneva, Switzerland, under the overall direction Chief if Branch, and the guidance of the Chief of Section, the intern reports to the Human Rights Officer in the assigned work unit. The internship assignment shall be for an initial period of three (3) months, renewable for a combined period of six (6) months, upon further approval by the supervisor, with a commencement date ranging/starting from June 2020 to June 2021. PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND THE RESULTING GLOBAL TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, THE INTERNSHP WILL ONLY START ONCE THESE RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED. THEREFORE, INTERESTED CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO INDICATE THEIR LATEST DATE OF AVAILABILITY TO START THEIR INTERNSHIP.

This internship is an UNPAID and full-time engagement that provides a framework through which students from diverse academic backgrounds gain exposure to the work of the United Nations by way of their service within Secretariat entities. Applicants should have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations with a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter, and have the demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs - which includes willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Public International Law Internship, Volterra Fietta

London, UK

Volterra Fietta operates a popular internship programme. A number of our associate team participated in our internship programme before taking up their associate roles. Other interns have gone on to pursue careers at the UN, the WTO, the EC, their home country’s foreign ministry, and international courts and tribunals. Click here for details of our internship programme