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International Criminal Court Library Internship

Are you a book lover and looking to get into the library profession? If yes, the International Criminal Court Library Internship program is here to help you turn your dreaming into doing. This is a full-time program that will take place in The Hague, NL.

International Criminal Court Library Internship is a wonderful opportunity to work on your resume, gain valuable experience, practice your interviewing skills and explore new career opportunities. It will span approximately 3 to 6 months.

This program particularly welcomes applicants who wish to gain experience in the field of foreign, comparative and international law librarianship. Ideal candidates must have a degree or be in the final stages of their studies at a recognized university.

The International Criminal Court is an intergovernmental organization and international tribunal that works in The Hague, Netherlands, with over 900 staff members and 6 field offices.


Internship Location:

This program is located in The Hague, NL.

Internship Duration:

Interns will be hired for 3 to 6 months.

Internship Benefits:

Some eligible applicants receive a monthly stipend and coverage of travel expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:

You are a strong candidate if you fulfill all the given eligibility criteria:

  • All Candidates must have a degree or be in the final stages of their studies at a recognized university.
  • Have a very good record of academic performance.
  • A qualification in library/ information science or the intention to pursue one in the near future is desirable, but not necessary.
  • Internship placements focus on candidates in the early stages of their professional careers.
  • Maintains a service-orientated attitude at all times.
  • Has a genuine interest in international law, particularly international criminal law, and legal research.
  • 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).
  • 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.

Eligible Country:

Nationals of the following countries are strongly encouraged to apply:

Afghanistan, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Austria, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, Germany, Grenada, Guyana, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Japan, Jordan, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Republic of Korea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Slovakia, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, North Macedonia, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia.

How to Apply:

Please send your application online.

Application Deadline:

The last date to apply is December 31, 2019.

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