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Intern Office of the President, I (Temporary Job Opening), I (Temporary Job Opening) International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
2021年11月16日18:04   浏览:184次  

Org. Setting and Reporting

The Office of the President of the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (  Office of the President ” and  Mechanism  , respectively) invites applications for several legal internships starting from 15 November 2021 in Arusha, Tanzania. This job opening will be valid for one year and candidates will be selected on a rolling basis. The duration of the internship generally ranges from three months to six months. Please indicate your preferred internship period in your cover letter.

The Mechanism is mandated to perform a number of essential functions previously carried out by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. In carrying out these essential functions the Mechanism maintains the legacies of these two pioneering ad hoc international criminal courts and strives to reflect best practices in the field of international criminal justice. The Office of the President provides legal, policy, administrative, and judicial support to the President of the Mechanism (  President  ) in the execution of his mandated functions.

Responsibilities

In the Office of the President, interns have the opportunity to support the President with a wide range of mandated functions. Interns may: (i) conduct comprehensive legal research; (ii) assist in the drafting and editing of decisions, orders, and other legal documents; (iii) assist in the preparation of reports to the United Nations Security Council and United Nations General Assembly; (iv) analyze relevant law, rules, and policies; (v) assist in the drafting of speeches or official correspondence; (vi) provide support in advising on press and policy matters; and (vii) observe court hearings. Interns may also perform routine tasks such as compiling and collating materials, and other duties as required.

Competencies

- Professionalism: Knowledge, experience and/or training in international criminal law, international humanitarian law, human rights law, and/or public international law or a related field. Possesses excellent legal research and analytical skills; Shows pride in work and in achievements; Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; Remains calm in stressful situations.

- Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

- Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; Solicits input by genuinely valuing others ’ ideas and expertise; Is willing to learn from others; Places team agenda before personal agenda; Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Education

Applications are open to: (i) law students who are enrolled in a graduate programme or the final academic year of a first university degree programme; and (ii) law graduates who can commence an internship within a one-year period of graduation.

Work Experience

No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism. Fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of French will be considered an asset.

Special Notice

The duration of the internship generally ranges from three months to a maximum of six months. Please indicate your preferred internship period in your cover letter.

Please note internships are unpaid. The Mechanism interns are responsible for all internship-related expenses that they incur. Interns must therefore be able to cover their costs of travel, insurance, accommodation, as well as living expenses during the internship period. External sources of funding may be available please also check our website. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during an internship. Therefore, upon award of an internship, interns are responsible for securing adequate insurance coverage and are required to sign and return a statement confirming their understanding and acceptance of these conditions of service.

Interns must keep confidential any and all unpublished information obtained during the course of the internship and not publish any reports or papers based on such information except with the explicit written authorization of the Chief of Human Resources of the Mechanism. Interns are bound by the same duties and obligations as staff members, and the information to which an intern has access in the course of the internship must not be divulged to external parties. Each prospective intern must sign the Acceptance and Undertaking Form to indicate their understanding and acceptance of this stipulation.

There should be no expectation of employment by the United Nations or the Mechanism upon completion of the internship.

ALL of the documents listed below are required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Due to the number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Interested applicants must attach ALL of the following documents to each UN Careers portal application submitted via https:careers.un.org:

1. A cover letter;

2. Two letters of recommendation preferably from academic or professional referees;

3. Copies of university/law studies transcripts (including courses taken and grades received);

4. A writing sample preferably in a field relevant to the work of the Mechanism and not longer than ten pages.


岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=166998&Lang=en-US