The International Law programme at Chatham House is presently looking for a post-graduate international law student or lawyer to gain direct exposure to the work and management of a leading think-tank with a multinational presence. The successful applicant will acquire significant experience in research, event management, and general office duties.
We are looking for someone with knowledge of public international law, who is well organized, capable, flexible and keen to make the most out of this opportunity. International law interns gain exposure to a wide variety of public international law issues.
An interest in international humanitarian law, international criminal law, international human rights and/or international refugee law would be an advantage.
This opportunity would be for a period of 3 months. Although flexible, we are ideally looking for a candidate who can commit to 2,5-3 days a week.
Please state your availability in your application.
This position is unpaid. The successful candidate will have access to a wide range of Chatham House events and activities on a variety of international affairs related topics, including free use of the Chatham House library. Travel to and from work within London (zones 1-6 only) will be paid for the days worked and lunch will be provided in the staff canteen.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to attend an informal interview at Chatham House which will be held on Thursday 1 May 2014.
Please send a CV, covering letter and the names of two referees to Catherine Wanjiku at CWanjiku@chathamhouse.org and put 'International Law Intern' in the subject heading.
Closing date for applications: 17:00 Tuesday 22 April 2014
Proposed start date: 12 May 2014
End date: 11 August 2014