Legal Affairs Intern

United Nations - Office of Legal Affairs (UNOLA)

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Legal Affairs Intern

Legal Affairs Intern

Exciting Opportunity: Join Our Legal Team as a Legal Affairs Intern

Position: Legal Affairs Intern
Job ID: 231602
Location: NEW YORK
Department/Office: Office of Legal Affairs

About Us:

Are you passionate about law and eager to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic legal environment? Look no further! The Office of Legal Affairs offers an unparalleled opportunity for aspiring legal professionals to embark on a rewarding journey of learning and growth. As a Legal Affairs Intern, you’ll be at the forefront of international legal practice, contributing to meaningful projects that shape the future of our world.

Why Join Us:

At the Office of Legal Affairs, we believe in the power of law to create positive change. As an intern, you’ll be part of a diverse and inclusive team that values collaboration, innovation, and excellence. Whether you’re interested in international law, human rights, or environmental law, you’ll find opportunities to explore your passions and make a real impact on global issues.

Your Role:

As a Legal Affairs Intern, you’ll have the chance to work closely with experienced legal professionals on a wide range of projects and initiatives. From conducting legal research to drafting documents and providing support on cases, you’ll gain invaluable skills and insights that will prepare you for a successful career in law.

What You’ll Do:

  • Legal Research: Conduct research on various legal topics, including international treaties, conventions, and case law, to support ongoing projects and initiatives.

  • Drafting: Assist in drafting legal documents, memos, and reports, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and compliance with relevant legal standards and guidelines.

  • Case Support: Provide administrative and logistical support for legal proceedings, including court filings, document management, and case preparation.

  • Collaboration: Collaborate with colleagues across the Office of Legal Affairs and other departments, contributing your unique perspective and insights to team discussions and projects.

Why It Matters:

As a Legal Affairs Intern, you’ll play a crucial role in advancing the rule of law and promoting justice and equality around the world. Your work will contribute to the protection of human rights, the preservation of peace, and the promotion of sustainable development, making a real difference in the lives of people everywhere.


  • Passion for Law: Demonstrated interest in legal affairs, international law, or related fields, with a strong commitment to upholding principles of justice and equality.

  • Excellent Communication: Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex legal concepts in a clear and concise manner.

  • Analytical Skills: Critical thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to analyze legal issues, identify relevant precedents, and propose sound legal solutions.

  • Team Player: Ability to work effectively in a team environment, collaborating with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to achieve common goals.

Join Us in Making a Difference: Apply Today!

Don’t miss this opportunity to kickstart your career in law and make a meaningful impact on the world. Apply now to join our team as a Legal Affairs Intern and be part of something truly special. Together, we can create a brighter future for all.

Deadline for applications: April 25, 2024. Don’t wait, seize this chance to shape your future!

Together, Let’s Build a World of Justice and Equality. Apply Now!


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