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United Nations Internship in the Netherlands

United Nations Internship in the Netherlands

Country: Netherlands
City: The Hague
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The United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals calls applications for the Internship Program in Legal Affairs Chambers in the Hague, the Netherlands.


The candidate undertaking this internship will have the opportunity to support the judicial work of the Single Judges and the Trial and Appeals Chambers. In addition to that, chambers interns may engage in legal research in international criminal law and procedure, provide support on legal and factual issues at all stages of proceedings, and assist in the drafting of judicial documents. Interns may also perform routine tasks such as compiling and collating materials, and other duties as necessary.

Education Requirements

  • Students must be law students who have enrollment in a graduate program or the final academic year of a first university degree program; and law graduates who can commence an internship within a one-year period of graduation.

Other Requirements

  • Professional work experience is not mandatory for participation in the program but however previous legal experience is an asset.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is necessary for this position. In addition to that, working knowledge of French will be considered an asset.


In order to apply for this United Nations Internship in the Netherlands, candidates must submit an online application. Interested applicants must attach all of the following documents to each UN Careers portal application while applying for this internship

  • A cover letter;
  • Two letters of recommendation preferably from academic or professional referees.
  • Copies of university/law study transcripts (including courses taken and grades received).
  • A writing sample preferably in a field relevant to the work of the Mechanism and not longer than ten pages.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline21 March,2020
CityThe Hague
Open toAll
OrganizerUnited Nations



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