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Our LLM students have the opportunity, during Spring Semester, to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors. These include the International Committee of the Red Cross, the International Commission of Jurists, or the United Nations Children's Fund.
Places in this internship programme are limited and offered via a competitive selection process carried out by our partner organizations. For selected students, internships replace two optional courses and can be validated for 6 ECTS credits.
For the 2016–2017 academic year, we offered students internships with the following institutions:*
*This list is subject to change.
Trial Watch welcomes the collaboration established with the Geneva Academy several years ago. The seriousness, motivation and excellent contributions of Geneva Academy students make them ideal trainees.
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