Internship - Assistant Research and Development Officer - Office of the Prosecutor, The Hague

Organization: ICC - International Criminal Court

Country: Netherlands

City: The Hague, Netherlands

Office: ICC The Hague

Closing date: Sunday, 30 September 2018

18461 | OTP

Organisational Unit:

Investigation Planning & Support Section , Office Of The Prosecutor

Duty Station:

The Hague - NL

Contract Duration:

From 14/01/2019 to 12/07/2019

Deadline for Applications:


Required Documents for This Application

Please note that you will need to have the following information ready in order to complete your application:

A completed ‚Duties and Responsibilities Form‘ (refer to step 1 on your eRecruitment Profile page).

Motivation letter (maximum of 400 words).

Two reference letters (one academic).

Scanned copies of university degrees and/or diplomas.

Scanned copies of official academic transcripts that state your courses, results and completion date.

One short essay on a subject relevant to the work of the Court (maximum of 750 words, single spaced, type written).

Contract Duration

Interns are required to work full time for a period between three and six months (to be agreed to prior to commencement). Internship placements shall not be extended beyond six months.

Organisational Context

The Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) investigates and prosecutes genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by nationals of a State Party or on the territory of a State Party on or after 1 July 2002, the date of entry into force of the Rome Statute.

The Investigation Division (ID), under the overall management of its Director and management team, provides the investigative component of the integrated team which conducts the Office’s investigations and prosecutions under the responsibility of Prosecution Division’s Senior Trial Lawyer. ID recruits, trains and monitors the performance of investigators, analysts and data inputters within the integrated team.

The Investigations Section, within ID, is headed by the Investigations Coordinator and is comprised of investigation Team Leaders, investigators and information management assistants, who form part of the different investigation teams. Within each integrated team, led by a Senior Trial Lawyer and incorporating members from the other Divisions of the OTP, the investigation team is responsible for planning and for carrying out evidence collection and other investigative activities.

The Investigation Section is in charge of the following functions: