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BATCH 2 – 2019



The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Islamabad is pleased to announce three internships for a period of three months starting from 01 August 2019.

These internships allow for a general understanding of the ICRC, its mandate and activities in Pakistan and provide an opportunity for students to gain exposure to a real work environment of the ICRC. 

The interns will be attached with IHL department of the ICRC. During the internship they will be engaged in number of tasks including legal research, drafting, vetting, organising dissemination sessions, organizational and administrative support, translation and other assignments related to various activities of the ICRC delegation in Pakistan.


We are looking for candidates who meet the following, mandatory requirements:

  • ·         B.A./LLB and sound knowledge of International Humanitarian Law (IHL).
  • ·         LL.M. in IHL will be given preference.
  • ·         Proficiency in English and Urdu (written and spoken)
  • ·         Excellent Computer skills (standard software)
  • ·         Proven ability and willingness to work in a cross-cultural environment
  • ·         Sound knowledge of the Pakistani legal system and International Humanitarian Law
  • ·         Excellent analytical and drafting skills

Ÿ  Available for minimum 3 months or more.

Ÿ  Graduates who had finished their studies in one of the above-mentioned disciplines not later than a year from the date of commencement of the internship

Ÿ  The intern may be asked to perform duties and tasks not covered in this job description as well as to provide support to other departments when necessary.

Important: For enrolled students, the applicant must provide in writing a permission of the full time availability for the internship period from the head of the department, in case the applicant is selected. 

Applications that do not fulfil the above conditions will not be considered. 

Successful candidates will also meet the following criteria:

·         A manifest interest for humanitarian action/issues and the ICRC.


·         Ability to think strategically, to express ideas clearly, both orally and in writing, and to work both independently and as part of a team.


·         Capacity for research and analytical writing.


·         Capacity for thinking out-of-the-box and for generating ideas and initiatives.


·         Flexibility and ability to assist with a variety of tasks.



Recruited interns will be offered a 3-month paid contract with monthly stipend of PKR 15,000/-. The positions are based at ICRC office in Islamabad.

Please note that ICRC will not provide any kind of boarding and lodging facility.


How to apply

Each application should consists of the following three documents:

1.       A personal statement by the student, maximum 400 words, on his/her motivation for an internship at the ICRC; and

2.        Curriculum Vitae.

3.       Letter of recommendation from Dean/Head of Department;

Documents should be sent by an e-mail to: [email protected]

Do not send any documents other than the three listed above. Late or incomplete applications that do not meet the stated requirements, will not be considered.

Owing to the high number of applications, NO information relating to the selection process or responses to personal queries can be provided.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.


Application Deadline

The last date of application is Wednesday, 17 July 2019.


List of Universities eligible to apply for the Internship program of ICRC

1.     University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir

2.     University Law College, University of the Punjab, Lahore  

3.     Quaid Azam Law College, Lahore

4.     Fatimah Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi

5.     Iqra University Islamabad

6.     National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad

7.     Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi

8.     Quaid Azam University, Islamabad

9.     University Law College, Quetta

10.   Pakistan College of Law, Lahore

11.   Institute of Law, University of Sindh

12.   International Islamic University, Islamabad

13.   L’ecole for Advanced Studies, Karachi

14.   School of International Law, Islamabad

15.   School of Law, University of Karachi

16.   Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore

17.   School of Law, University of Gujrat

18.   University College Lahore

19.   Bahria University, Islamabad

20.   Indus College of Law (ICL) Hyderabad

21.   SZABIST, Karachi

22.   Institute of Legal Studies, Lahore

23.   Gillani Law College, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan

24.   Islamabad School of Law

25.   The Islamia University of Bahawalpur

26.   Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law (SZABUL), Karachi

27.   The institute of Legal Studies, Multan

28.   Roots IVY University College; Islamabad

29.   The Millennium University College, Islamabad

30.   Jinnah Muslim College, Islamabad

31.   Hamdard School of Law, Hamdard University Karachi

32.   Superior College of Law, Lahore

33.   Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology, Islamabad

34.   University of Sargodha

35.   Roots College Lahore

36.   Mirza Khan Law College, Panno Akil – Sukkhur

37.   SALU Constituent Law College Naushahro Feroze

38.   Themis School of Law, Karachi

39.   Government Pir Illahi Bux Law College,  Dadu

40.   Sindh Muslim Law College, Karachi

41.   The Institute of Legal Studies, Islamabad

42.   The Millennium University College - Karachi

43.   Punjab Law College, Sheikhupura

44.   Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore