Legal Intern

  • Start date: end of September.
  • Start date: end of September.
Legal intern
4-6 months
WatererLex would like to hear from potential legal interns who have a strong focus on human rights and ideally water governance, as well as law to support our current research programme.
The following is required:
  • University Master’s Degree, with specialisation in e.g. water law, human rights law, national or international law, or similar.
  • Experience and/or strong knowledge of economic, social and cultural rights, ideally with a focus on the rights to water and sanitation or related human rights
  • Experience with research related to governance, policies, and legal frameworks;
  • 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 analytical and research skills
  • Knowledge of Spanish and/or French will be considered as an advantage
Other details:
  • This position is 80%-100%, based in Geneva.
  • Start date end of September
  • Monthly salary CHF 550
  • Ideally Swiss Permit

Candidates interested in the role may send CVs and cover letters as follows:
Name of CV file should be in the format of
Name of Cover Letter should be in the format of
LTI_LAST NAME_FIRST NAME_Cover Letter (not more than one page)
to Ms. Sharon Wallis at S.Wallis(at)waterlex.org.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.