Working Group on Security Challenges at Seaports: Criminal Law / Criminology Internship Position

Working Group on Security Challenges at Seaports: Criminal Law / Criminology Internship Position

  • Hours: 40 Hour per week
  • Position type: Full-time Internship
  • Compensation: Unpaid; project based remuneration available
  • Address: Spaarneplein 2, 2515 VK, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Deadline: 18th March 2020, 23:59

What will you be doing?

The Criminology intern will be conducting research as a part of the Working Group on Security Challenges at Seaports (WGSCS) under the Invictus Institute, a branch of the Invictus Foundation. Along with your peers, you will conduct first-hand research on this topic in order to form policy recommendations that aid in addressing these pressing issues.

Who are we looking for?

Crimes are happening everywhere around us, including seaports. As an expert in criminology, you can apply your knowledge into practice with us. It will be your task to conduct research into and identifying the root causes for criminal conduct at seaports and what the effects are on public society. Moreover, you will look at how the occurrence of the identified crimes can be punished and prevented. Enforcement of criminal law by the relevant authorities plays a major role in the punishment and prevention of crimes, therefore, this should also be taken into consideration.  

The qualification we are looking for:

    • You have extensive research experience
    • You are familiar with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio; Experience with SharePoint is a plus)
    • You are fluent in English (any additional language is a plus)
    • You possess excellent writing and editing skills
    • Capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously and good time management
    • You are a quick learner, confident to work independently and in an enthusiastic team
    • You have outstanding interpersonal and communications skills and can express your ideas openly and constructively

For this internship position, you have to either be enrolled in a university for the duration of your internship have recently graduated from a university.

What do we offer

In addition to a flexible work schedule, we provide you with an inspiring, collaborative and exciting intellectual environment where you will work with other like-minded individuals. The Invictus Foundation offers you with excellent networking opportunities and valuable working experience that can help you build and refine your skillset. While the internship is unpaid, if the selected candidate undertakes additional capstone projects, there is a possibility for project-based remuneration.

What does an ideal candidate look like?

In addition to fulfilling the requirements, an ideal candidate would be an individual who carries themselves with honesty and integrity. They are altruistic in nature and not only professional in their conduct but are also willing to undertake challenges. We also place great value on one’s ability to work in a team and establish healthy professional relationships.

COVID-19 update: In light of the new guidance issued by the Dutch government, selected candidates will have the option to work remotely until April 1st (subject to change depending on further advice by the government).

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