We’re looking for an intern (Ukraine-related work)

IPHR is looking for an intern to join our team in Brussels. Internships are paid, either full- or part-time, for a duration of 3 months with the possibility of extension to 6 months.

The intern will be  and, in particular, IPHR and our partners’ efforts to investigate war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other serious human rights abuses being committed in the context of Russia’s war on Ukraine.


  • Translation of investigation materials from Ukrainian to English;
  • Providing support to the open source investigations (OSINT) team, including help monitoring, processing, and archiving war crimes evidence;
  • Supporting IPHR advocacy and communications, including monitoring of IPHR’s presence in the media, help with the maintenance of IPHR outreach channels, and regularly updating IPHR’s databases of contacts;
  • Supporting IPHR and our partners’ fieldwork, including contributing to mission logistics and assistance during field missions.

Skills and Experience

  • A university degree in social sciences, law, political science, or international relations;
  • Commitment to the values of universal human rights and democracy;
  • A keen interest in or familiarity with conducting open source research and investigation;
  • Fluency in both English and Ukrainian is a necessity, while Russian language skills are also an asset;
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong sense of judgment and discretion when evaluating and disseminating information;
  • Ability and willingness to work under significant pressure;
  • Experience in social media marketing is an asset;
  • Graphic design skills and familiarity with Adobe Cloud software (in particular, InDesign and Illustrator) are also assets.

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to apply by sending a CV and accompanying cover letter, by 27 June 2022, to the attention of:

Recruiting Committee – Intern (Ukraine)