Internships at VERTIC


Posted: 11 March 2019
Status: Accepting Applications
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Prefered reporting date: 1 April 2019
Duration: Three months
Location: Bethnal Green, London

The Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC) is a growing charity, focused on the verification, implementation and compliance with international law. It is considered to be a premier centre of excellence on verification studies, and one the leading organisations, recognised by the Council of the European Union in its decision (CFSP) 2019/97, working directly with states on the strengthening of their internal laws. VERTIC has been promoting and researching verification and implementation issues since its foundation in 1986.

We are seeking to appoint an intern in our London office. Reporting to the Executive Director, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in:

  • Research on agreed topics to be published in Trust & Verify;
  • Research support to VERTIC’s three programmes, when required and if agreed;
  • Writing on an approved topic to be published in Trust & Verify; and
  • Other research and administrative tasks as assigned.

Requirements: Applicants should possess or be studying for an undergraduate or Masters in the field of International Relations.

Remuneration: Our interns are paid London Living Wage, presently £10.55 per hour.

Application: To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter highlighting your experience and the skills you will bring to VERTIC and attach a list of referees by email, citing ‘Intern in the Office of the Executive Director’ in the subject line to vertic[at] The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 March 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we will be unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Note that due to the expected volume of applications, only those applicants selected for an interview will receive a reply.