Arbitration internships in Hong Kong

 The internship is for a non-flexible period of 3 months.

The coming available period is:

  • 1 February - 28 April 2017

The intern will be under the supervision of the Asian arbitration team based in Hong Kong.

Tasks entrusted to intern include:

  • reading, commenting on and drafting documents related to current arbitration cases
  • doing research for the preparation of conferences, presentations and publications
  • translating legal documents

Required qualifications:

A student with a strong background in international commercial arbitration law and a first experience in arbitration preferred - speaking English fluently, Asian language is an asset.

Eligibility Conditions

Student status is not compulsory but the candidate will have to apply for a work visa. More information can be found at

Important Information

Internships in Hong Kong are unremunerated and interns are required to handle and pay for their own travel and accommodation arrangements for the duration of their stay. Unfortunately scholarship cannot be granted by the ICC.

Internship is full-time (however a few hours' classes during the week are accepted). The average working week is 35 hours.

Application Process

Applications should be addressed in English by email only to Mr Emmanuel JOLIVET, General Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration

This should include:

  • a short CV (two pages maximum focusing on the experience relevant to the internship) andindicating clearly your current studies (with expected graduation date)
  • a cover letter (no model provided), describing in a detailed way which arbitration/mediation classes you followed and your first professional experience(s) in relation to arbitration/mediation. Please, indicate clearly your availability.

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The deadline to apply is 2 October 2017

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