Legal Advisor Intern, Egypt

Legal Advisor Intern, Egypt

The job of the legal advisor intern is full time for 35 hours per week. The legal advisor works under the day-to-day supervision of the programmes director and in coordination with the legal officers.


1. English being the official language of the UNHCR Cairo as well as Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance (AMERA) office, the legal advisor must be fluent in both oral and written English. Arabic or one of the languages of refugee nationalities in Egypt is a decided asset.

2. A background in law and/or experience working in human rights and/or with refugees and asylum seekers.

3. A Bachelors degree in law or an LLM is preferred, but other Masters degrees or equivalent experience in a related field are also acceptable.

Application Procedure

To apply for an internship placement please send the following:

a) Cover letter, including the date you intend to start the internship

b) Curriculum Vitae

c) Brief writing sample (less than five pages)-legal advisor applicants only

d) Contact details and email addresses for three references

e) Statement of ability to financially support oneself for the duration of the internship

AMERA-Egypt accepts Legal Interns three times per year in January, May, and September.

Please submit your applications to: egyptinternships[at]

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