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ICRC Intership Program 2018 - Peshawar

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

Location :Peshawar
Country :Pakistan
Positions :2
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), Peshawar is pleased to announce TWO internships for a period of three months starting from 01 September 2018.

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. 

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 Peshawar.  

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 Malakand

  2. Islamia College University, Peshawar

  3. Justice Law College, Abbottabad

  4. Hazara University, Mansehra

  5. Frontier Law College, Peshawar

  6. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal, Upper Dir

  7. University of Peshawar

  8. Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan

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

  10. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University for Women, Peshawar

  11. Department of Law and Shari'a. Swat University

  12. Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan

  13. Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar

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

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

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

HR Department

House 40, Jamal-ud-Din Afghani road.

Universtiy town Peshawar.

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.