Internship - Imagery Unit / Forensic Science Section (FSS) - Office of the Prosecutor
The Hague (Netherlands) | nl
18743 | Office of the Prosecutor
|Organisational Unit:||Forensic Science Section, Office Of The Prosecutor|
|Duty Station:||The Hague - NL|
|Contract Duration:||From 22/07/2019 to 22/01/2020|
|Deadline for Applications:||29/03/2019|
Required Documents for This Application
Please note that you will need to have the following information ready in order to complete your application:
- A completed “Duties and Responsibilities Form” (refer to step 1 on your eRecruitment Profile page).
- Motivation letter (maximum of 400 words).
- Two reference letters (one academic).
- Scanned copies of university degrees and/or diplomas.
- Scanned copies of official academic transcripts that state your courses, results and completion date.
- One short essay on a subject relevant to the work of the Court (maximum of 750 words, single spaced, type written).
Interns are required to work full time for a period between three and six months (to be agreed to prior to commencement). Internship placements shall not be extended beyond six months.
The Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) investigates and prosecutes genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by nationals of a State Party or on the territory of a State Party on or after 1 July 2002, the date of entry into force of the Rome Statute.
The candidate will be working within the Forensic Science Section (FSS), which is part of the Investigation Division. The FSS provides forensic and scientific support to the entire OTP in all matters relating to forensics, cyber-investigations, mapping and imagery.
Duties and Responsibilities
The candidate will be requested to effectively assist the Forensic Coordinator and the GIS and Infographics analysts in their daily tasks and duties, including:
- Assisting in the preparation of maps, search of geo-coordinates for locations of interests and search for GIS datasets;
- Assisting in design (animated) presentations;
- Assisting in 3D modelling and animations;
- Editing of images, audio and video files;
- Printing using A0 plotter;
- Scanning and digitizing maps using A0 scanner;
- Performing other tasks as requested.
All Candidates must have a degree or be in the final stages of their studies at a recognised university. Candidates are expected to have a very good record of academic performance.
University studies in the field of Geographic Information Systems, Graphic design, 3D animations, Audio/Video/Image editing and analysis would be an asset.Practical knowledge of ESRI Suite and/or Adobe Suite software is recommended.
Internship placements focus on candidates in the early stages of their professional careers therefore; practical experience is not an essential prerequisite for selection. However, practical experience that is relevant to the work of the Court may be considered an asset.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Able to adapt to multicultural and multilingual working environments.
- Possesses strong teamwork skills (listens, consults and communicates proactively).
- Has acquired a good standard of computer skills (including Microsoft Office applications).
Knowledge of Languages:
Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, French or English, is required. Working knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.
Please note that the ICC is not able to provide participants in the Internship and Visiting Professional Programme with remuneration, nor is it possible to provide reimbursement for any expenses incurred during the internship or Visiting Professional placement. Accordingly, applicants must have the necessary resources or other financial support for the duration of the placement for which they have been selected.
If a State Party to the Rome Statute provides a donation to the Internship Programmes Fund, it may be possible to offer a limited number of interns a stipend for cost of living and travel. If funding is available, the Human Resources Section will conduct an assessment of the candidate determining eligibility for funding in accordance with the Court’s Policy on Internships and Visiting Professionals and relevant funding conditions. In order to be eligible, the applicant must, among other criteria, be a national from a country that is a State Party to the Rome Statute and appear on the United Nations Statistics Division’s list of developing regions.
Candidates eligible for funding shall receive detailed information and further instructions after the selection process is finalized. Stipends will always be agreed at the time of offering the internship. No funding will be provided at a later stage.