Internship - Cyber Unit/Forensic Science Section (FSS)- Office of the Prosecutor
The Hague (Netherlands)
18955 | Office of the Prosecutor
|Organisational Unit:||Forensic Science Section, Office Of The Prosecutor|
|Duty Station:||The Hague - NL|
|Contract Duration:||From 01/02/2020 to 31/07/2020|
|Deadline for Applications:||13/10/2019|
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 for six months. 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 Cyber-investigators in their daily tasks and duties, including:
- Assisting in preparation of field missions, software and equipment needed;
- Assisting in management of cyber-investigation software and tools: conducting the inventory and keeping it up-to-date;
- Assisting and supporting the Cyber-unit for the purchase of cyber-investigation software and tools;
- Assisting in research for drafting and updating guidelines and training courses on cyber-investigation practices;
- 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 ICT, Computer crime, Computer and/or mobile forensics and Online investigation would be an asset.
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 all participants in the Internship and Visiting Professional Programme with remuneration, nor is it possible to provide reimbursement for expenses incurred during the internship or visiting professional placement.
Applicants should therefore be able to support themselves for the duration of their internship or placement.
Limited funding may, however, be available through the ICC’s Trust Fund for the Development of Interns and Visiting Professionals, which receives donations from States Parties and other donors to fund nationals of States Parties from developing regions. These donations are equally divided between the four Organs of the Court.
If funding is available, the Human Resources Section shall assess a candidate’s eligibility in accordance with the terms of reference of the Trust Fund as agreed by the donors.
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 Statue and appears 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.