Monday, 11 March 2019

ICRC Internship Opportunity 2019

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).

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS (ICRC) an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence

Minimum required qualification & experience:
  • Final year LLB or post graduate law degree students 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:

Only applications with all the required documentation will be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The last date for receiving applications is 13 March 2019.

Start date: 18 March 2019

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