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International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
End Date: 20 Jul, 2017

Country :Pakistan
Positions :1
Post Type:Job
Job Type :Full Time
Start Date :10 Jul, 2017

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Pakistan is pleased to announce eight internships for a period of three months starting from 01 August 2017. Out of eight interns five will be based in Islamabad and three in Peshawar. The internship program is open to universities who participated in the Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition at any level or who are already in contact with ICRC for different programs. Applicant should be enrolled in an undergraduate or Post Graduate Degree in the field of law and/or international relations in a recognised University/College.

These internships allows for a general understanding of the ICRC, its mandate, activities and IHL; and provide an opportunity for students to gain exposure to a real work environment of the ICRC.  This process of engagement allows for an enhanced image within the student community and a responsible image within the academic community.

The interns will provide legal, technical and administrative support to the Communication department and to other aspects of the Delegation's activities such as organizing IHL seminars, competitions, translation of legal documents, etc.

Requirements :

We are looking for candidates who meet the following, mandatory requirements:

  • Student should be enrolled in an undergraduate or Post Graduate Degree in the field of law and/or Social Sciences (International Relations, Communications/Media Relations, Defence & Diplomatic Studies/ Peace & Conflict Studies and similar disciplines) in a recognised University/College, based in Pakistan.
  • Graduates who had finished their studies in one of the above-mentioned disciplines not later than a year from the date of commencement of the internship.
  • A good command of spoken and written English and Urdu.
  • Available for minimum 3 months or more,
  • Starting as soon as possible.

Applications that do not fulfil the above conditions will not be considered.

Successful candidates should also meet the following criteria:

  • A manifest interest for humanitarian action/issues and the ICRC.
  • Ability to think strategically, to express ideas clearly, both orally and in writing, and to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Capacity for research and analytical writing.
  • Capacity for thinking out-of-the-box and for generating ideas and initiatives.
  • Flexibility and ability to assist with a variety of tasks.


PKR 15000 per month.
Please note that ICRC will not provide any kind of boarding and lodging facility.

Application Deadline:
The last date of application is Thursday, 20 July  2017.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Late or incomplete applications that do not meet the stated requirements, will not be considered. Owing to the high number of applications, NO information relating to the selection process or responses to personal queries can be provided.

Following Universities can apply for ICRC internship program:

University of Azad Jammu &Kashmir

University Law College, University of the Punjab, New Campus, Lahore   

Quaid Azam Law College, Lahore

Department of Law, University of Malakand

Quaid Azam University, Islamabad

University Law College, Quetta

Pakistan College of Law, Lahore

Institute of Law, University of Sindh

Islamia College University, Peshawar

Justice Law College, Abbottabad

International Islamic University, Islamabad

L’ecole for Advanced Studies, Karachi

Hazara University, Mansehra

School of International Law, Islamabad

School of Law, University of Karachi

Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore

School of Law, University of Gujrat

University College Lahore

Bahria University, Islamabad

Frontier Law College, Peshawar

Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal, Upper Dir

Indus College of Law (ICL) Hyderabad

Law College, University of Peshawar

SZABIST, Karachi

Institute of Legal Studies, Lahore

Gomal University Dera Ismail Khan

University Gillani Law College Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan

Roots IVY University College, Islamabad

Department of Law, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology (FUUAST), Karachi

University Law College , University of Sargodha

Superior College of Law, Lahore

The Institute of Legal Studies , Multan

Jinnah Muslim Law College Islamabad

PCRS & LS (Peace and Conflict resolution Studies and Legal Study), University of Sawabi

Islamabad School of Law

Roots College Lahore

Hamdard School of Law, Hamdard University Karachi  

Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law, (SZABUL) Clifton, Karachi

Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology, Islamabad

The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Department of Law

Uniersity of Peshawar.

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Note: Direct applications will not be accepted without recommendation letter from the University.

Dean/Head of Department/Principal of the Law Universities/Colleges/Institutes should send CVs and a letter of recommendation for top two candidates from their respective university, also mentioning the year of participation of the respective university in the Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition, by e-mail to: and Cc to or by post to:

HR Department,
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC),  
House 12, Street 83, G-6/4, Islamabad
051 282 4780