Internships

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.

REDRESS has three regular intakes per year: January, April, and September. Details for the September intake will be posted in July.

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.

As REDRESS is piloting a funded summer internship programme for undergraduates from selected universities, we no longer have a summer intake for graduates. More information on the undergraduate summer internship programme for 2023 will be available on our website later in the year.

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 2023-2024 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] we will review request every two months.