CHRGJ Seeking Applicants for Part-time, Paid Internship in Collaboration with IHFFC
February 5, 2015

The International Humanitarian Fact-finding Commission (IHFFC) is offering a paid part-time internship to a student who will monitor the relevant work of the United Nations General Assembly and other bodies, starting in February 2015.

The IHFFC is an independent treaty body created according to Art. 90 of Protocol I Additional to the Geneva Convention and tasked with conducting inquiries in cases of alleged violations of the conventions and their additional protocols. It has observer status with the UNGA. More information on the Commission is available at

The Swiss Government acts as the Secretariat of the Commission.

The tasks of the intern will be:

For the duration of his/her functions, the intern will have the status of a member of the delegation of the IHFFC and will accordingly have access to the premises of the United Nations.

A number of NYU Law students have performed the role of IHFFC intern since 2010, and the experience has been extremely positive on both sides.

The internship is organized by the NYU Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and is open to NYU Law students exclusively. Students interested in applying for the post should send a CV, transcript, and a cover letter outlining any relevant experience, to Audrey Watne ( by 5pm on February 13, 2015. Candidates will be invited to interview in mid-late February.


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