ICRC Red Cross Internship Program 2018 Pakistan – 15,000 Stipend


KPK Internship Directorate of Culture

KPK Internship Directorate of Culture

The International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) is going to announce the Red Cross Internship program for the period of 3 months with the monthly stipend of Rs.15,000/- per month. The internship program will be conducted from 01 August 2018 to 01 September 2018 and during the internship, they will be engaged in different assignments, which are related to different activities of ICRC delegation in Pakistan.

The internships will allow for the general understanding of ICRC, its mandates, activities and the international humanitarian law and it offers the opportunity for students to get the exposure to real work environment of ICRC.

Monthly Stipend:

  • Recruited interns will be offered paid contract of 3-months with monthly stipend of PKR 15,000/ and these positions are based at ICRC office.
  • ICRC will not provide any kind of boarding and lodging facility.


  • Islamabad
  • Peshawar

Internship Start Dates:

The Red Cross Internship Program will start on the following Dates:

  • 1st September 2018 (Peshawar)
  • 1st August 2018 (Islamabad)

Required Qualifications:

We are looking for candidates, who meet the following, mandatory requirements for Red Cross Internship Program:

  • The students should be enrolled in the undergraduate or postgraduate degree in law and / or social sciences (international relations, communications, media relations, defence and diplomatic studies / peace & conflict studies and the similar disciplines in the recognized university / college located in Pakistan.
  • The graduates must have finished their studies in one of the above mentioned disciplines not later than a year from the date of commencement of the internship.
    • A good command of spoken and written English and Urdu.
    • Available for minimum 3 months or more.
    • Students from universities partnering with ICRC or have organized/attended any ICRC event such as Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition, Half/One Day IHL Seminar, and Two-Day IHL Certificate Course, etc., are only eligible to apply (Please find below list of universities, which are eligible for internship program).

Applications that do not fulfill above conditions will not be considered for Red Cross Internship Program. The successful candidates will meet the following criteria:

  • A manifest interest for humanitarian action/issues and the ICRC.
  • Ability to think strategically, to express ideas clearly, both orally and in writing and to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • They have capacity for research and analytical writing.
  • The candidates must have capacity for thinking out-of-the-box and for generating ideas and initiatives.
  • Flexibility and ability to assist with a variety of tasks.

List of Universities eligible to apply for the Internship program of ICRC

  1. 1.      University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir
  2. 2.      University Law College, University of the Punjab, Lahore
  3. 3.      Quaid Azam Law College, Lahore
  4. 4.      Fatimah Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
  5. 5.      Iqra University Islamabad
  6. 6.      National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad
  7. 7.      Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi
  8. 8.      Quaid Azam University, Islamabad
  9. 9.      University Law College, Quetta
  10. 10.  Pakistan College of Law, Lahore
  11. 11.  Institute of Law, University of Sindh
  12. 12.  International Islamic University, Islamabad
  13. 13.  L’ecole for Advanced Studies, Karachi
  14. 14.  School of International Law, Islamabad
  15. 15.  School of Law, University of Karachi
  16. 16.  Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore
  17. 17.  School of Law, University of Gujrat
  18. 18.  University College Lahore
  19. 19.  Bahria University, Islamabad
  20. 20.  Indus College of Law (ICL) Hyderabad
  21. 21.  SZABIST, Karachi
  22. 22.  Institute of Legal Studies, Lahore
  23. 23.  Gillani Law College, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan
  24. 24.  Islamabad School of Law
  25. 25.  The Islamia University of Bahawalpur
  26. 26.  Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law (SZABUL), Karachi
  27. 27.  The Institute of Legal Studies, Multan
  28. 28.  Roots IVY University College; Islamabad
  29. 29.  The Millennium University College, Islamabad
  30. 30.  Jinnah Muslim College, Islamabad
  31. 31.  Hamdard School of Law, Hamdard University Karachi
  32. 32.  Superior College of Law, Lahore
  33. 33.  Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences, and Technology, Islamabad
  34. 34.  University of Sargodha
  35. 35.  Roots College Lahore
  36. 36.  Mirza Khan Law College, Panno Akil – Sukkhur
  37. 37.  SALU Constituent Law College Naushahro Feroze
  38. 38.  Themis School of Law, Karachi
  39. 39.  Government Pir Illahi Bux Law College,  Dadu
  40. 40.  Sindh Muslim Law College, Karachi
  41. 41.  The Institute of Legal Studies, Islamabad
  42. 42.  The Millennium University College – Karachi
  43. 43.  Punjab Law College, Sheikhupura.
  44. 44.  University of Malakand
  45. 45.  Islamia College University, Peshawar
  46. 46.  Justice Law College, Abbottabad
  47. 47.  Hazara University, Mansehra
  48. 48.  Frontier Law College, Peshawar
  49. 49.  Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal, Upper Dir
  50. 50.  University of Peshawar
  51. 51.  Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan
  52. 52.  PCRS & LS (Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies and Legal Study), University of Sawabi
  53. 53.  Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University for Women, Peshawar.
  54. 54.  Department of Law and Shari’a. Swat University.
  55. 55.  Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan.
  56. 56.  Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar.

How to Apply:

Each application should add following three documents when they apply for Red Cross Internship Program.

  1. 1.      The students should provide letter of recommendation from Dean/Head of Department/Principal of the Law University/College/Institute of concerned university and they need to mention the year of participation of the respective university in the Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition or any other ICRC organized event.
  2. 2.      The students will give the personal statement, maximum 400 words, on his/her motivation for an internship at the ICRC; and
  3. 3.       Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Documents should be sent via post or by hand on the below mentioned address:

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

HR Department

House 12, Street 83, G-6/4, Islamabad.

  • Do not forward excess documents than these three listed above. Late or incomplete applications not coming up to requirement, will not be considered.
  • If excessive number applications is received, no information about selection process or responses to personal queries can be provided.
  • Short-listed candidates will be called for interview.

Application Deadline:

The last date for application is Friday, 20 July 2018.

For Peshawar:

Documents should be sent via post or by hand to the below mentioned address

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

HR Department

House 40, Jamal-ud-Din Afghani road.

University town Peshawar.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Application Deadline:

The last date for application is Friday, 20 July 2018.

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