REDRESS offers internships to excellent law graduates and LLM students with a strong background in international human rights work.

Interns will work with REDRESS staff on a number of assignments. These include independent research on torture cases, factual and/or legal research for reports and submissions before domestic and regional courts, the International Criminal Court and UN treaty body mechanisms. The role may also require some administrative work supporting REDRESS staff.

We also offer media internships for current journalism students or recent graduates with a strong interest in human rights issues.

Our internships will suit candidates who are looking to expand their CV with an interest in developing a career in human rights. Placements can be full-time or part-time.

REDRESS has four regular intakes per year: January, April, July and October.

Interns are based in either London or The Hague. Daily lunch and travel expenses are provided. Applicants should be able to work for a minimum of three months.

Our next Legal Internship intake will be in January information about how to apply will be posted in November.

Funded fellows, experienced volunteer lawyers and corporate secondments

We also offer ad hoc arrangements for more experienced individuals that are able to contribute to REDRESS’s work on a self-funded basis. We have had successful arrangements in the past with:

  • fellowships for graduate students or academics that have been funded by their institutions. Please read here for 2022-2023 details;
  • experienced lawyers looking to gain experience in human rights by working for a period on a voluntary basis; and
  • secondees from corporate firms.

If you fit any of the above profiles and would like to discuss such a role please email [email protected].