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Intern, Legal

Geneva (Switzerland)

  • Organization: Gavi, Vaccine Alliance
  • Location: Geneva (Switzerland)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal - Broad
  • Closing Date: 2021-09-27

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Key results expected
•    Develop skills and knowledge on the law applicable to an organization like GAVI and the responsibilities of an in-house lawyer in an international setting.
•    The intern will produce legal memoranda and research papers, legal correspondence and agreements.
•    Assist with the daily business of the Legal department;
•    Working directly with the different members of the Legal team, under the direct supervision of the Director of Legal; 
•    The primary role of the intern will be to assist with the timely review and preparation of contractual documentation of a varying nature (programmatic, goods and services, partner agreements, etc.);
•    Other tasks and research projects will be assigned on an ad hoc basis.

Note: The essential functions listed in this section are not exhaustive of the job responsibilities; other duties may be assigned consistently with the department needs.
•    An interest in international law and public health; prior experience working in an international and multicultural environment would be an advantage;
•    Interest in transactional work;
•    Excellent written skills; and 
•    Ability to work well in a team, particularly in a multi-cultural environment.
•     Excellent knowledge of English.;
•     Working knowledge of French would be an advantage.
•     The intern must be enrolled in a university degree programme in law.
•    Gavi Secretariat.
For more information on the Gavi Internship Programme please visit:

Duration:    2 November 2020 to 30 April 2021

Gavi is committed to diversity within its workforce and encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

If you wish to apply, please provide a cover letter and resume through our Careers webpage and apply by clicking on “Intern, Legal”. Deadline for applications is 27 Septembre 2021. 

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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