The internship will provide the successful candidate with on-the-job training on program administration and office
management in a global non-profit, non-governmental organization. The successful candidate will be given the
Gain valuable experience in the non-profit sector;
Participate in advocacy strategizing, project development and implementation;
Participate in team meetings and take leadership on assigned matters;
Observe meetings such as meetings with NGO, government, and ICC representatives;
Build and Expand their professional network;
Work in a young, multicultural, and dynamic work environment;
Improve legal analysis skills and knowledge; and
Improve managerial, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
The Legal intern will assist the WFM-IGP Legal Officer, along with other staff as relevant, with a mix of legal
research and administrative tasks, including:
Attending and reporting on meetings at the ICC and other international criminal tribunals on select
thematic issues and country situations;
Monitor trial developments at the ICC;
Undertake research on the ICC and international justice;
Draft talking points, factsheets, and op-eds;
Provide support to advocacy efforts in The Hague and abroad;
Provide legal support to WFM-IGP’s international justice program;
Undertake special projects and assignments as may arise.
Advanced undergraduate or graduate student in law, preferably International Criminal Law, Public
International Law, International Human Rights Law, or related field;
Good knowledge of the ICC and the Rome Statute system;
Excellent written and oral communication, research, organization and writing skills;
Fluency in English required; fluency in other languages (French, Dutch, Spanish, or Arabic) would be an
Effective team player with the ability to work in a multicultural environment;
Available on a full-time basis for a minimum of four months.
WFM-IGP pays a monthly expense allowance of €150. We recommend all prospective candidates to seek financial
assistance from their academic institutions or seek outside fellowships, grants, and personal resources. WFM-IGP
cannot sponsor individuals applying for internships to help them obtain visas.