Legal Intern

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 25 February 2020
  • Deadline Date: Wednesday, 18 March 2020


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

opportunity to:

  • 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.

This vacancy is archived.

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