The Access to Justice for Victims of International Crimes is offering an internship that is open to those who live or legally work in Switzerland. Applicants must be able to work on their own and show a strong sense of responsibility and initiative. Applicants must be able to work in high-stress environments, be able to manage priorities and have strong organizational skills.
In this internship, applicants will need to help prepare individual communications and other reports to different Human Rights Organizations such as the UN-Committee against Torture, the Human Rights Committee and the European Court of Human Rights. Interns will also summarize judgments, do judicial research, research diverse legal systems, make commentary on cases made by TRIAL International and assist in case drafting.
The perfect candidate for this internship will need to have great training in International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. They will also need to have fluency in French or English along with conversational understanding of another language such as Spanish, Arabic and German. Applicants must be able to work in a team along with working independently.
During the time that an intern will spend at work in Geneva, the candidate will need to have a valid work permit. Those candidates who are interested in applying for the Access to Justice for Victims of International Crimes need to email a cover letter with a maximum of one page to the organization. Interns who are selected will be given a small compensation.