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Legal Intern


WaterLex would like to hear from potential legal interns who have a strong focus on human rights and public international law to support our current research programme. Our internship programme runs for 6 months – this position is due to start beginning of June 2017.

The following is required:
Law Degree
- Experience and/or strong knowledge on economic, social and cultural rights, ideally with a focus on the right to water, health, healthy environment or to an adequate standard of living.
- Experience and/or strong knowledge of international and regional human rights mechanisms, and national human rights institutions
- Candidates who do not have practical experience on these elements, but have written papers or assignments are encouraged to highlight these in their application
- Excellent writing (English) and research skills
- Knowledge of both Spanish and French will be considered as an advantage.

If this might interest you, please get in touch by sending your CV and cover letter to
Name of CV file should be in the format of LEGALINTERN_LAST NAME_FIRST NAME_CV
Name of Cover Letter should be in the format of LEGALINTERN_LAST NAME_FIRST NAME_Cover Letter