Legal Internship

Employer: The Hague Humanity Hub, fulfilled by MQM legal services
Type:
Internship (part-time)
Location: Humanity Hub City Centre
Duration: 6 months  
Period: As soon as possible


Applications are open!
Please note that we will be inviting candidates for interviews on a rolling basis.

The Hub is opening an unpaid legal intern vacancy to support the entity and its legal department in its daily tasks. The internship has a sole focus on the commercial law/compliance, and not related to human rights/humanitarian law perspective. The intern will assist the legal team and under the supervision of the Head of General Legal Counsel. This role is fulfilled by our legal partner MQM legal services.

So, are you a student in a law program? If you are, and if you meet the following description, please send both of your CV and motivation letter to info@mqmlegal.com

What you will do

  • Compliance
  • Procurement
  • Drafting/Monitoring Contracts
  • Perform legal and factual research, including but not limited to the Dutch and EU jurisdiction
  • Perform records research
  • Identify relevant judicial decisions, statutes, legal articles, codes, and other pertinent material
  • Organize and analyze information
  • Cross-check and validate the information
  • Prepare written reports
  • Draft legal documents including briefs, pleadings, appeals, agreements, contracts, and legal memorandum
  • Help prepare legal arguments, applications, declarations, and motions
  • Prepare correspondence
  • Check and edit legal forms and documents for accuracy
  • Build and maintain databases and files
  • Organize and track case files
  • Review and monitor new and updated laws and regulations
  • Maintain law library
  • Occasionally assist legal counsel on other clients (time permitting)

What you bring

Key Skills and Competencies

What we offer

  • Ability to start the internship immediately.
  • Available for at least 6 months full-time for this internship
  • Able to conduct communication in both English and Dutch fluently and professionally
  • Bachelor’s degree (from the third year on, including the Master degree), an associate’s degree, or certificate program in legal or paralegal studies
  • Skills in Microsoft Office application, in particular Outlook, Teams, and Excel
  • Affinity with the mission and role of the Humanity Hub
  • Professional integrity and professional ethics
  • A curious, friendly personality with a genuine interest in our community and members
  • You are able to work independently as well as collaborate within a team. You welcome feedback and use it to improve and learn
  • Research & analytical skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Information monitoring
  • Strong communication skills
  • Stress tolerance
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confidentiality
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to the changes of the priorities
  • Autonomy, sense of initiative, and proactivity
  • A part time internship position for a period of 6 months at the Humanity Hub
  • Practical experience with real legal cases
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with experienced, knowledgeable professionals
  • Opportunity to expand your network by organizing and participating in events attended by a wide range of industry professionals
  • Personal development with challenging responsibilities, as well as free attendance to events and workshops
  • A great learning opportunity to develop your professional and social skills in a challenging yet rewarding environment

Want to work with us?

Please submit your complete application (including CV and motivation letter) to info@mqmlegal.com with Humanity Hub Legal Internship in the subject line. Only complete applications will be considered. Applicants will be invited for interviews on a rolling basis.