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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.
We have had several opportunities to work with Geneva Academy students over the years and have greatly benefited from their passionate and competent support in drafting fictitious case studies for student competitions we organize all over the world, as well as editing articles for the International Review of the Red Cross.
Our new publication Gang Violence in Colombia, Mexico and El Salvador analyses three case studies of countries – Colombia, Mexico and El Salvador – that have stood out for their elevated rate of violence, violent homicides and criminal activities linked to confrontations between state forces and armed gangs or between armed gangs themselves.
In this interview, Martina Salini, currently enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, tells us about the programme, teaching, life in Geneva and what she plans to do after.
In this interview, Francisco Astudillo Poggi, currently enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.