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ICRC Intership Program 2018 - Islamabad

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
End Date: 20 Jul, 2018

Location :Islamabad
Country :Pakistan
Positions :4
Post Type:Job
Job Type :Full Time
Start Date :04 Jul, 2018


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

  1. University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir

  2. University Law College, University of the Punjab, Lahore  

  3. Quaid Azam Law College, Lahore

  4. Fatimah Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi

  5. Iqra University Islamabad

  6. National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad

  7. Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi

  8. Quaid Azam University, Islamabad

  9. University Law College, Quetta

  10. Pakistan College of Law, Lahore

  11. Institute of Law, University of Sindh

  12. International Islamic University, Islamabad

  13. L’ecole for Advanced Studies, Karachi

  14. School of International Law, Islamabad

  15. School of Law, University of Karachi

  16. Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore

  17. School of Law, University of Gujrat

  18. University College Lahore

  19. Bahria University, Islamabad

  20. Indus College of Law (ICL) Hyderabad

  21. SZABIST, Karachi

  22. Institute of Legal Studies, Lahore

  23. Gillani Law College, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan

  24. Islamabad School of Law

  25. The Islamia University of Bahawalpur

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

  27. The institute of Legal Studies, Multan

  28. Roots IVY University College; Islamabad

  29. The Millennium University College, Islamabad

  30. Jinnah Muslim College, Islamabad

  31. Hamdard School of Law, Hamdard University Karachi

  32. Superior College of Law, Lahore

  33. Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology, Islamabad

  34. University of Sargodha

  35. Roots College Lahore

  36. Mirza Khan Law College, Panno Akil – Sukkhur

  37. SALU Constituent Law College Naushahro Feroze

  38. Themis School of Law, Karachi

  39. Government Pir Illahi Bux Law College,  Dadu

  40. Sindh Muslim Law College, Karachi

  41. The Institute of Legal Studies, Islamabad

  42. The Millennium University College - Karachi

  43. Punjab Law College, Sheikhupura

Apply By:

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:

  1. 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;

  2. A personal statement by the student, maximum 400 words, on his/her motivation for an internship at the ICRC; and

  3.  Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Documents should be sent via post or by hand on the below mentioned address:

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

HR Department

House 12, Street 83, G-6/4, Islamabad.

  • Do not send any documents other than the three listed above. 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.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Application Deadline

The last date of application is Friday, 20 July 2018.