Intern (Luxembourg)

UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Hardship Level (not applicable for home-based)

H (no hardship)

Family Type (not applicable for home-based)


Staff Member / Affiliate Type


Target Start Date


Job Posting End Date

May 12, 2024

Terms of Reference

The UNHCR team for Belgium and Luxembourg wishes to recruit an intern for a period of six months (with an interruption in August). The selected candidate will be based in Luxembourg.

In order to be considered eligible for an internship, the following criteria must be fulfilled:

Be a recent graduate or current student in a graduate/undergraduate school program, preferable in political sciences, law and / or international relations, from a university or higher education facility accredited by UNESCO; and

Have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies in a field relevant or of interest to the work of UNHCR.

Be fluent in French and have an excellent command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of German and/or Luxembourgish will be an asset.

– Monitor and analyze Luxembourg asylum law and practice

-Assist in Individual Cases

– Research country of origin information and a variety of refugee and statelessness issues

– Draft a wide range of documents including reports and correspondence, and responding to information requests

– Write, edit and translate texts (in English, French and German/Luxembourgish, according to native language)
– Assist with public information activities and the organization of events

-Attend meetings, in particular with NGOs

– Provide administrative assistance and clerical support as may be required.

· Drafting quality
· Quality and precision of research
· Time management
· Team spirit
· Flexibility
– Autonomy and sense of initiative


Standard Job Description

Required Languages





Desired Languages



Additional Qualifications


CO-Media monitoring and analysis, CO-Public Information, English Language, French Language, German Language, International Relations (IR), Law, Political Sciences, PR-Analysis of laws and practice relevant to human rights



Work Experience

Other information

The intern would be office-based in Luxembourg and subjected to the same teleworking rules as the regular staff. Candidates who are not EU citizen must hold a valid residence/work permit in Luxembourg at the time of applicationThis position doesn’t require a functional clearance



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