International Internship and Clerkship Opportunities
Human Rights Internship Program
Sends approximately 75 students on paid internships at human rights organizations in the U.S. and around the world. Since the establishment of this program over 20 years ago, more than 1,200 Columbia law students have participated in internships in the U.S. and more than 50 foreign countries. Students have interned at the Legal Resources Center in South Africa, European Court of Human Rights, the International Criminal Tribunal in Rwanda, Human Rights Watch offices around the world, among numerous other organizations.
International Court of Justice in The Hague, The Netherlands
Under an experimental traineeship program that the Court instituted for the first time in spring 2002, Columbia Law School was selected to nominate a candidate for a single 9-month position with the Court. The following students have clerked at the Court since the establishment of this program. Simon De Smet for the 2002-2003 cycle, Misa Zgonec-Ronej in 2003-2004, Natalya Scimeca in 2004-2005 and Cecily Rose in 2006-2007, Daniel Stewart in 2009-2010 and Alexia Solomou in 2010-2011.
Attached please find the application form and the announcement for the traineeship beginning in December 2013.
THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS Thursday January 31, 2013.