ICRC: Legal Intern (part-time)

International Committee of The Red Cross (ICRC)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 18 August, 2017
Opportunity type: 

an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence
The ICRC regional delegation in Pretoria is looking for a suitable candidate
to fill the following 3 month internship vacancy with the International Humanitarian Law Department:
Legal Intern (part-time)

Minimum required qualification and experience:

  • Recent post graduate law student or applicants currently enrolled in a post graduate law degree are eligible to apply
  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of international humanitarian law and of humanitarian affairs
  • Good knowledge of Public International Law, including domestication and knowledge of Human Rights Law an additional asset
  • Knowledge of the ICRC and its activities
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of French or Portuguese an asset

Function description:

  • Thematic research and analysis related to international humanitarian law
  • Research related to multilateral organisations in the region
  • Identify and establish a network with the South African Medical fraternity
  • Project and program reporting
  • Planning and organising of department and delegation events
  • Participation in seminars, courses, and national or regional conferences on topics related to IHL
  • Provide support to the Regional Legal Advisor
  • Insuring the proper use of ICRC library and documentation
We offer interesting, rewarding work in a humanitarian
and international environment

Please submit your application (letter of motivation, CV, a recent sample of written work) to the ICRC, 202 East Avenue, Arcadia,
or e-mail: jengelbrecht@icrc.org
Only applications with all the required documentation will be considered.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The last date for receiving
applications is 18 August 2017.  Start date:  28 August 2017

South Africa

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