INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT - ISLAMABAD
BATCH 2 – 2018
(The internships are exclusively offered to the selected universities – list is mentioned below)
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Islamabad is pleased to announce four internships for a period of three months starting from 01 August 2018.
These internships allows for a general understanding of the ICRC, its mandate, activities and International Humanitarian Law (IHL); and provide an opportunity for students to gain exposure to a real work environment of the ICRC.
The interns will be attached with Communications department of the ICRC. During the internship they will be engaged in number of tasks including research, organizational and administrative support, translation and other assignments related to various activities of the ICRC delegation in Pakistan.
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.
Students from universities that are partnering with ICRC or have organised/attended any ICRC event such as Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition, Half/One Day IHL Seminar, and Two-Day IHL Certificate Course, etc., are only eligible to apply (Please find below list of universities eligible for internship program).
Applications that do not fulfil the above conditions will not be considered.
Successful candidates will 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.
Recruited interns will be offered a 3-month paid contract with monthly stipend of PKR 15,000/. The positions are based at ICRC office in Islamabad.
Please note that ICRC will not provide any kind of boarding and lodging facility.
List of Universities eligible to apply for the Internship program of ICRC
University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir
University Law College, University of the Punjab, Lahore
Quaid Azam Law College, Lahore
Fatimah Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Iqra University Islamabad
National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad
Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi
Quaid Azam University, Islamabad
University Law College, Quetta
Pakistan College of Law, Lahore
Institute of Law, University of Sindh
International Islamic University, Islamabad
L’ecole for Advanced Studies, Karachi
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
Indus College of Law (ICL) Hyderabad
Institute of Legal Studies, Lahore
Gillani Law College, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan
Islamabad School of Law
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur
Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law (SZABUL), Karachi
The institute of Legal Studies, Multan
Roots IVY University College; Islamabad
The Millennium University College, Islamabad
Jinnah Muslim College, Islamabad
Hamdard School of Law, Hamdard University Karachi
Superior College of Law, Lahore
Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology, Islamabad
University of Sargodha
Roots College Lahore
Mirza Khan Law College, Panno Akil – Sukkhur
SALU Constituent Law College Naushahro Feroze
Themis School of Law, Karachi
Government Pir Illahi Bux Law College, Dadu
Sindh Muslim Law College, Karachi
The Institute of Legal Studies, Islamabad
The Millennium University College - Karachi
Punjab Law College, Sheikhupura
Dean/Head of Department/Principal of the Law University/College/Institute should select the top two candidates from the department/college/university.
Each application should consists of the following three documents:
Letter of recommendation from Dean/Head of Department/Principal of the Law University/College/Institute 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 or any other ICRC organised event;
A personal statement by the student, maximum 400 words, on his/her motivation for an internship at the ICRC; and
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Documents should be sent via post or by hand on the below mentioned address:
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
House 12, Street 83, G-6/4, Islamabad.
The last date of application is Friday, 20 July 2018.