Traits/Skills that are valuable… As an Intern you’ll be assisting with legal research, drafting, client meetings and other administrative tasks so experience in these areas is helpful. You also need to have strong oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated interest in social justice.
- Consider why you’re interested in international law, human rights and social justice. In an interview you need to able to answer this with conviction and simply saying you want to travel won’t cut it!
- Get involved in extra-curricular activities that will set you apart – things like debating, mooting, Model UN or UN Youth and volunteering for causes you’re passionate about.
- Learn a second language! This can really set you apart if you aspire to have an international career.