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Monday, October 17, 2011
Legal Internship at the Coalition for the International Criminal Court
About the CICC
The Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) includes 2,500 civil society organizations in 150 different countries working in partnership to strengthen international cooperation with the ICC; ensure that the Court is fair, effective and independent; make justice both visible and universal; and advance stronger national laws that deliver justice to victims of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.
This internship is with WFM’s Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC). The Legal Section in New York is now accepting applications for one to two interns to assist the CICC with a range of legal projects. Interns will report to the CICC NY Legal Officer. The internship can be full-time or part-time (2-3 days per week) and must be for a period of 3-4 months. Please note that this internship is unpaid.
Monitor developments at the Assembly of States Parties and in the Bureau Working Groups, writing reports for CICC members
Attend meetings and debates at the UN on thematic issues and country situations that relate to the ICC, reporting on the sessions for CICC members
Perform legal research and reporting
Undertake special projects and assignments as needed
Law, graduate, or advanced undergraduate student working towards a BA in law, international relations, political science, history, area studies or related field
Excellent written and oral communication, research, organization and writing skills
Knowledge of the ICC
Proficiency using Microsoft Office software
Ability to work independently and within the constraints of tight deadlines
Previous experience in a nonprofit environment preferred
Proficiency in English, additional language proficiencies are a plus
Interest in CICC’s mission
Unfortunately, internships at the CICC are unpaid. We recommend all prospective candidates to seek financial assistance from their academic institutions or seek outside fellowships, grants and personal resources. The CICC cannot sponsor individuals applying for internships to help them obtain visas.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, references and a brief writing sample (3-5 pages maximum) on a related topic via email: