Legal Internship (german-speaking) At the UN Refugee Agency Regional Representation for Western Europe

      UNHCR Österreich

      Brüssel - vor 6 Tagen

      Legal Internship (german-speaking)
      At the UN Refugee Agency
      Regional Representation for Western Europe

      The Regional Protection Support Unit is looking for an intern to start by the beginning of February 2018 in Brussels for a six-month unpaid internship.

      The intern should have an in-depth knowledge of German, a Masters in Law, with an excellent command of written and spoken English. French is desirable but not essential. Evidence of previous experience or a strong interest in refugee matters or human rights is appreciated.

      What we offer

      • Experience with a UN agency
      • Work in a dynamic, international environment
      • Learning about refugee and statelessness issues with one of the largest humanitarian organizations in the world
      • First-hand accounts of refugee situations, via presentations given by staff assisting refugees
      • A variety of interesting tasks
      • Opportunity to use languages (English, German and French)
      • Attend external and internal meetings

      General description of internship

      • Monitoring and analyzing asylum law and practice
      • Researching country information and a variety of refugee and statelessness issues
      • Drafting documents including reports and correspondence
      • Writing, editing and translating texts (from German to English)
      • Assisting with general office tasks

      How to apply

      Please e-mail your CV and cover letter in English no later than 8 December 2017 to belbrhr@unhcr.org with the subject RRWE PSU Intern February 2018. It is important to use this as the subject of your email.

      United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - Regional Representation for Western Europe
      Avenue Louise, 283 - 1050 Brussels Tel.: +32 2 627 5999 E-mail: belbrhr@unhcr.org