Internship - Human Resources Section - Legal, The Hague

Organization: ICC - International Criminal Court

Country: Netherlands

City: The Hague, Netherlands

Office: ICC The Hague

Closing date: Friday, 30 November 2018

18478 | Registry

Organisational Unit:

Human Resources Section, Registry

Duty Station:

The Hague - NL

Contract Duration:

To be determined

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, if already acquired.

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

A short essay of 2-3 paragraphs on a subject relevant to international administrative law, international civil service law, international labour law, or the law of international organizations in general (maximum of 500 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 HR Section provides a unified and coordinated approach to HR matters across the Court and carries out all human resources activities in an efficient and timely manner whilst serving as HR advisor to management within the Court. The intern will work as part of the legal and policy team within the HR Section under the supervision of the HR Officer (Legal and Policy).

Duties and Responsibilities

In this setting, the intern will contribute to:

Assist in the identification, legal research, analysis and drafting of legal policies and opinions on the interpretation and application of the Court’s framework documents, and any other relevant document relating to administrative and personnel matters as well as contractual procedures;
Conduct legal research on issues related to international administrative law, international civil service law and international labour law;
Provide support with drafting of standard operating procedures, administrative issuances and other legal texts;
Provide legal advice on issues related to staff benefits and entitlements and employment conditions in conformity with the ICC Staff Rules and Staff Regulations and the case law of International Administrative Tribunals;