Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The internship is located in the Web Unit of the External Relations Office in the Mechanism’s Registry in The Hague, reporting to the Public Information Officer (Digital Communications). Applications for legal internships starting in autumn of 2020 in The Hague, Netherlands. The above job opening will be valid for one year and candidates will be selected on a rolling basis. Please indicate your preferred internship period in your cover letter.
The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals ("Mechanism") is mandated to perform a number of essential functions previously carried out by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (“ICTY”). In carrying out these essential functions the Mechanism maintains the legacies of these two pioneering ad hoc international criminal courts and strives to reflect best practices in the field of international criminal justice. The Registry provides administrative, legal, policy and diplomatic support services. The Web Unit manages the Mechanism’s digital communications
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Actively seeks to improve programmes or services. Offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs. Promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas. Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks “outside the box”. Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things. Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.
Candidates for internships in the Web Unit of the External Relations section are required to be enrolled in, or have completed in the last 12 months, a relevant diploma/degree programme in communications, journalism, multimedia studies or similar. Knowledge of major social media platforms is required. Some competency in using Web Content Management software is desirable, (experience in Drupal is an asset). Knowledge of photography and/or audio/visual production is an asset. Applicants must be computer literate in standard software applications.