OPEN CALL FOR INTERNS


4:00 | Monday, 20. June, 2022


Status: Active


Introduction

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Center (‘the ADRC’) is currently accepting applications from law students and/or graduates from majority and non-majority communities from North Kosovo for five internship positions provided within the project ‘Facilitating Access to Justice in North Kosovo’.

The ADRC shall implement the internship programme in cooperation with a number of institutions and/or bodies working or providing services in the areas of the rule of law and access to justice. The programme aims to assist the work of these institutions and/or bodies and enhance legal capacities in northern Kosovo. It shall last six months and will be conducted in a number of institutions and/or bodies as explained above, including the ADRC.

Applications are due June 29, 2022, and interviews will occur in the first part of July 2022.

 

Specifications

  • Position: Intern
  • Number of positions: 5
  • Internship type: Paid
  • Internship basis: Part-time
  • Internship period: 6 months
  • Internship field: Law
  • Internship area: Mitrovica region

 

General expectations

The interns are expected to:

  • Assist and support the work of the institutions and/or bodies in which they will be assigned;
  • Cooperate to strengthen the links between the institutions and/or bodies in which they will be placed;
  • Promote the work of the institutions and/or bodies in which they will work, including mediation;
  • Attend monthly monitoring meetings;
  • Maintain a positive image of the internship programme within the communities.

 

Qualifications and preferred skills

The interns must comply with the following criteria:

  • Must be law students and/or graduates coming primarily from the Mitrovica region;
  • Must be enrolled or have completed their law studies primarily but not exclusively in the Mitrovica region;
  • Must have an excellent command of Albanian or Serbian (knowledge of other languages would be an asset);
  • Must possess solid computer skills;
  • Are willing to learn and contribute to access to justice activities and human rights in the Mitrovica region;
  • Are communicative and take the initiative;
  • Have personal identification documents and bank accounts.

 

Additional information

The panel selecting the applicants shall pay special attention to the working experience of the applicants and shall give those with lesser or inexistent law or practical experience an advantage.

The ADRC encourages diverse applicants to apply.

 

How to apply

If you feel you meet all requirements and are interested in doing a law internship, please send your updated CV, cover letter and a document that proves you are a law student or graduate at: apply.adrc@gmail.com with the subject line ‘Application for Law Internship Programme’.

Please ensure your updated CV is a maximum of 2 pages and contains the following details:

Name and last name

Date of birth

Place of living or address 

Phone number

Valid email address

Educational background

Professional experience

Languages spoken

 

Please ensure your updated cover letter has a maximum of 500 words and explains:

Why are you interested in the internship programme;

What do you expect from it, and how will it be beneficial to you;

Why are you a suitable candidate, and how will you contribute to the internship programme;

What are your future plans?

 

We accept applications in Albanian, Serbian and English.

 

Please be aware that:

  • Only complete applications will be considered;
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline: Wednesday, June 29 2022, at 11:59 pm.

 

Supported by National Endowment for Democracy.