Job Description


The overall objective of the Internship role will be to contribute to NRC ICLA’s evidence creation, strategic advocacy and partner identification, engagement and support around Legal Identity (LID), Housing Land and Property (HLP) and Employment Laws and Procedures (ELP) efforts in collaboration with communities we work with, state and non-state actors. 

Support with the formatting/Design/branding of specific NRC advocacy products (eg: briefing notes, policy memos, etc)

Support with MoU drafting, OAT processes and the preparation of Notes for File and Framework Agreements with unique partnerships

Assist with organising advocacy meetings at the Country Office in liaison with NRC field staff, including setting up meetings, researching targets and helping with follow up – including with the National Government and County Government Offices

Provide support in the form of note-taking, monitoring, reporting, etc. ahead of, during and after specific occasions (e.g.: summits, pledging/advocacy events, etc) 

Support research and Analysis initiatives related to NRC advocacy work 

Support archiving, filing and categorisation of NRC policy, advocacy, media and communication initiatives

Support partners with NRC's urban programming ambitions around legal protection interventions 

Assist with outreach to institutions, universities, think tanks and other relevant institutions engaged in Humanitarian Action or policy decision-making

Trained or undergoing training in Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Politics, Law, Communications, International Relations or a relevant field. 

Passionate about humanitarian work including areas such as research, advocacy and legal assistance and protection related work.

Interest in humanitarian policy, with ability to demonstrate familiarity with one or more key policy areas (Legal Aid; Protection; Housing, Land and Property; Employment Laws and Procedures, Leal Identity) a strong advantage.

Fluency in English, both written and verbal

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and Security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Geneva leads NRC’s representation with the IASC and UN agencies, and coordinates donor engagement with the UN and Swiss donors. NRC strives to assist and protect vulnerable and displaced people during crises, especially in situations of conflict. Established in 1946, NRC is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in around 31 countries with approximately 14’000 staff. NRC employs a rights based approach, challenging those with responsibility to uphold the rights of displaced people set out within national and International Laws. NRC endeavors to secure the acceptance of local stakeholders for activities and is committed to the principles of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.

NRC seeks to engage with all relevant actors in order to promote the full respect for the rights of displaced and vulnerable people; secure and maintain access for humanitarian operations and promote the achievement of durable solutions. NRC Geneva, with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), are NRC’s primary presence in Geneva.

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