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Intern Vacancies at United Nations / IRMCT June 2023

Intern Vacancies at United Nations / IRMCT June 2023-AJIRA MPYA TANZANIA 2023 | NAFASI MPYA ZA KAZI 2023 United Nations (UN) Jobs Posting Title: INTERN – PUBLIC INFORMATION, I Nafasi za Intern United Nations / IRMCT June 2023

Intern Vacancies at United Nations / IRMCT June 2023

  • United Nations / IRMCT
  • Internship
  • Arusha
  • International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

Org. Setting and Reporting

The Office of the Registrar (“OR”) of the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”) invites applications for legal internships commencing 27 January 2023 in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania. The above job opening will be valid for six months and candidates will be selected on a rolling basis.

The Mechanism was established by the Security Council of the United Nations (“UN”) in 2010 to carry out a number of essential functions of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (“ICTY”), after the completion of their respective mandates. In carrying out its multiple 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, operating from both branches of the Mechanism, located in The Hague, The Netherlands, and in Arusha, provides administrative, legal, policy and diplomatic support services. The Registry’s main duties include the provision of court support services for Chambers, the Office of the Prosecutor and the Defense; managing the UN detention facilities in Arusha and The Hague; the supervision of the enforcement of sentences; the protection of victims and witnesses; and assistance to national jurisdictions.

The advertised position is located in the Office of the Registrar, Registry, Arusha branch, and under the direct supervision of the Internship Coordinator, a legal officer within the Office of the Registrar.

The Office of the Registrar provides legal and policy support to the Registrar in relation to the various functions at both branches of the Mechanism. The Office of the Registrar further supports and liaises with all Sections and Units of the Registry. While the interns will mainly work in the Office of the Registrar, they may also provide support to the following Registry Sections and Units: The Judicial Records Unit (‘’JRU”), the Witness Support and Protection Unit, (“WISP”), and the Office for Legal Aid and Defense Matters (“OLAD”).

A Registry internship is full-time and unpaid. Core working hours for interns are Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Overtime may be required to meet deadlines for specific projects. Interested candidates may visit the Mechanism website’s internship page at to obtain general information including:

  • Programme Guidelines;
  • Application Procedures;
  • Terms and Conditions of the Mechanism’s Internship Programme; and
  • Internships in Context.

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Under the supervision of legal officers in the OR, Arusha branch, interns provide legal and administrative support with respect to a range of functions, including conducting research in the field of international, criminal, and administrative law; assisting OR legal officers in drafting and reviewing legal submissions, official correspondence, memoranda, talking points and decisions; or routine tasks such as cite-checking and compiling materials. Interns may carry out any other duties as required.


  • Professionalism: Knowledge, experience and/or training in international criminal law, international humanitarian law, human rights law, and/or public international law or a related field.
  • Possesses excellent legal research and analytical skills.
  • Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter.
  • Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns.
  • Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges.
  • Remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.
  • Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication.
  • Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience.


  • Candidates are required to either be: (i) law students who are enrolled in a graduate programme or in the final academic year of their first university degree; or (ii) law graduates.
  • Applicants must be computer literate in standard software applications.

Work Experience

  • No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme.
  • Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.
  • Previous legal experience is desirable.


Interns must keep confidential any and all unpublished information obtained during the course of the internship and not publish any reports or papers based on such information except with the explicit written authorization of the Chief of Human Resources of the IRMCT. Interns are bound by the same duties and obligations as staff members, and the information to which an intern has access in the course of the internship must not be divulged to external parties. Each prospective intern must sign the Acceptance and Undertaking Form to indicate their understanding and acceptance of this stipulation.

The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

There should be no expectation of employment by the United Nations or the IRMCT upon completion of the internship. ALL of the documents listed below are required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Due to the number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening.

No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application. THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

Please note internships are unpaid. IRMCT interns are responsible for all internship-related expenses that they incur. Interns must therefore be able to cover their costs of travel, insurance, accommodation, as well as living expenses during the internship period. External sources of funding may be available please also check our website. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during an internship. Therefore, upon award of an internship, interns are responsible for securing adequate insurance coverage and are required to sign and return a statement confirming their understanding and acceptance of these conditions of service.


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