Short-term ASP15 Internship - French Interpretation

About the CICC
The Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) includes more than 2,500 civil society organizations in 150 different countries working in partnership to strengthen international cooperation with the ICC; ensure that the Court is fair, effective and independent; make justice both visible and universal; and advance stronger national laws that deliver justice to victims of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. For further information about the Coalition, visit our website at: www.coalitionfortheicc.org
The Assembly of States Parties
The CICC coordinates the activities of NGOs during the annual session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP), which will take place from 16 until 24 November 2016 in The Hague, The Netherlands. The ASP will take vital decisions on the functioning of the ICC. With hundreds of representatives, NGOs make up the largest delegation at the ASP. For more information about the 15th session of the ASP, please visit the ASP15 website: https://asp.icc-cpi.int/en_menus/asp/sessions/documentation/15th-session...
The Internship
For assistance during the ASP meeting, the CICC is looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are interested in attending an international conference and contributing to the work of one of the world’s largest NGO networks. The ASP French Interpretation intern will support the CICC Communications team by providing simultaneous French interpretation during ASP events and meetings for diplomats and/or civil society. Additional tasks may include preparing documents, assisting with meeting/event preparation, and providing translation of documents.
  • Fluency in English and French (particularly verbal)
  • Undergraduate or graduate student working towards a degree in Translation/Interpretation, Communications, International Relations or related field;
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in the ICC and international law;
  • Experience providing conference interpretation an asset;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Cultural sensitivity;
  • Available on a full-time basis from approximately 16 to 24 November 2015.
Please note that this is an unpaid internship and we cannot cover transportation or accommodation costs. We recommend all prospective candidates to seek financial assistance from their academic institutions or seek outside fellowships, grants and personal resources. The CICC cannot sponsor individuals applying for internships to help them obtain visas.

Please apply as soon as possible by sending a cover letter and CV by email toaspinternship@coalitionfortheicc.org with the subject header, "ASP French Interpretation Intern." Please include your dates of availability.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis; therefore, it is advised to send in applications early. Short-listed candidates are invited for a telephone interview. Due to the great number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
No phone inquiries please.
The CICC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer strongly committed to hiring and retaining diverse and internationally representative interns.