Intern positions are available for undergraduate law students, postgraduate law students, and newly qualified lawyers at the International Bar Association’s offices in London, The Hague and Washington DC.
Founded in 1947, the International Bar Association (IBA) is the world’s largest organisation of law societies, bar associations, law firms and individual lawyers. The IBA is involved with cutting edge issues affecting the international legal community and as an intern you can become involved in the work of the Association.
The IBA plays an active role in:
promoting the status and independence of the profession
bringing lawyers together to exchange information and to discuss matters of mutual concern
promoting the administration of justice under the rule of law
promoting human rights
promoting commercial and economic law reform
The role of an intern:
Selected interns will assist the IBA in developing academic papers and research on key legal topics of both local and international relevance. Interns will have an opportunity to become involved in the work of the following aspects of the Association:
supporting the IBA’s Human Rights Institute (in London)
supporting the IBA’s Legal Policy & Research Unit (in London)
supporting the IBA’s International Criminal Court (ICC) Programme (at The Hague)
supporting the IBA’s North America office (in Washington DC)
Interns will be able to draft policy papers on substantive legal issues as well as assisting in preparing background research for grant proposals. Interns will also be able to assist in implementing technical assistance programmes in developing countries. For more information click below