Career Opportunities: Internship – Archives and Legacy

Organisational Unit: Information Management Unit, Information Management Services Section, Registry
Duty Station: The Hague – NL
Contract Duration: 3 to 6 months
Deadline for Applications: 07/09/2016

 

 

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).

 

Contract Duration

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.

 

Organisational Context

The Library, archives and Legacy team is part of the Information Management Unit and Information Management Services Section within the Registry.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the Legacy and Archives team with preserving the Court’s archives and institutional memory by:

 

  • Appraising, accessioning and describing archival print and digital records.
  • Digitizing records as necessary.
  • Processing and packaging physical items according to best practice.
  • Responding to reference requests from staff or outside researchers.
  • Monitoring the environmental conditions in the archive.
  • Completing individual projects as agreed.

 

Required Qualifications

Education:

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.

 

A qualification in archives/ records management / museum studies or the intention to pursue one in the near future is desirable, but not necessary.

 

Experience:

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.

 

Remuneration

Please note that the ICC is not able to provide participants in the Internship Programme with remuneration, nor is it possible to provide any reimbursement for any expenses incurred during the internship. Accordingly, applicants must have the necessary resources or other financial support for the duration of the internship for which they have been selected.

 

 

 

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