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Internship Opportunity in International Legal Studies at Grotius Centre, Leiden University

Are you passionate about international law and seeking hands-on experience in a dynamic academic environment? The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden University invites enthusiastic individuals to apply for two internship positions between February 1st and July 31st, 2024.

Key Details:

  • Internship Duration: February 1st – July 31st, 2024
  • Eligibility: Currently enrolled in a Bachelor/Master program where the internship is a mandatory part of studies
  • Application Deadline: January 1st, 2024, at 10:00 hrs
  • Location: Wijnhaven Building, The Hague

Roles and Responsibilities:

As an intern, you will play a vital role in:

  • Organizing Events: Assisting in the logistics of moot courts and summer schools.
  • Communication Management: Maintaining communication between event stakeholders.
  • Administrative Support: Responding to information requests, creating promotional materials, and managing databases.
  • Social Media Engagement: Managing social media accounts and groups for the Centre.
  • In-Person Attendance: Being present at all activities.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Communication: Excellent oral and written English skills.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Desirable Skills: Experience with social media platforms; working knowledge of InDesign or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Professional Traits: Organization, attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, and manage conflicting priorities.

What You Gain:

  • Experience: Work in the field of public international law at Leiden University.
  • Networking: Establish valuable connections in the legal field.
  • Cultural Exposure: Enjoy a multicultural working environment.
  • Compensation: A small monetary compensation accompanies this internship opportunity.

Application Process:

  • Deadline: January 1st, 2024, at 10:00 hrs
  • Submission: Send your application to including:
    • Current CV
    • Motivation letter
    • Preferred start date
  • Interviews: Online interviews will be conducted from January 8th to 12th, 2024.
  • Announcement: Successful candidates will be notified during the third week of January.

Additional Information:

  • The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies reserves the right not to appoint any candidates.
  • For inquiries, contact Please refrain from phone inquiries.

Don’t miss this chance to immerse yourself in the world of public international law. Apply now and kickstart your journey towards a rewarding internship at the Grotius Centre, Leiden University!


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