Internship - Cyber Unit/Forensic Science Section (FSS)- Office of the Prosecutor, The Hague
Organization: ICC - International Criminal Court
City: The Hague, Netherlands
Office: ICC The Hague
Closing date: Sunday, 30 September 2018
18476 | Office of the Prosecutor
Forensic Science Section, Office Of The Prosecutor
The Hague - NL
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).
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.
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 candidate will be working within the Forensic Science Section (FSS) , which is part of the Investigation Division. The FSS provides forensic and scientific support to the entire OTP in all matters relating to forensics, cyber-investigations, mapping and imagery.
Duties and Responsibilities
The candidate will be requested to effectively assist the Forensic Coordinator and the Cyber-investigators in their daily tasks and duties, including:
Assisting in preparation of field missions, software and equipment needed;
Assisting in management of cyber-investigation software and tools: conducting the inventory and keeping it up-to-date;
Assisting and supporting the Cyber-unit for the purchase of cyber-investigation software and tools;
Assisting in research for drafting and updating guidelines and training courses on cyber-investigation practices;
Performing other tasks as requested.
All Candidates must have a degree or be in the final stages of their studies at a recognised university. Candidates are expected to have a very good record of academic performance.
University studies in the field of ICT, Computer crime, Computer and/or mobile forensics and Online investigation would be an asset.
Internship placements focus on candidates in the early stages of their professional careers therefore; practical experience is not an essential prerequisite for selection. However, practical experience that is relevant to the work of the Court may be considered an asset.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Able to adapt to multicultural and multilingual working environments.
Possesses strong teamwork skills (listens, consults and communicates proactively).
Has acquired a good standard of computer skills (including Microsoft Office applications).
Knowledge of Languages:
Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, French or English, is required. Working knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.
Please note that the ICC is not able to provide participants in the Internship and Visiting Professional Programme with remuneration, nor is it possible to provide reimbursement for any expenses incurred during the internship. Accordingly, applicants must have the necessary resources or other financial support for the duration of the internship for which they have been selected.
If a States Party to the Rome Statute decides to provide a donation to the Internship Programmes, it may be possible to offer a limited number of interns a stipend and travel, as applicable. If funding is available and when an intern is selected, the Human Resources Section will conduct an assessment determining eligibility for funding in accordance with the Court’s Policy on Internships and Visiting Professionals and relevant funding conditions. Interns eligible for funding shall receive detailed information and further instructions after the selection process assuming they meet the conditions of the VA and are considered for the vacancy. Stipends will always be agreed at the time of offering the internship: No funding will be provided at a later stage.