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Do you want to do an internship with us? 

The SCC Arbitration Institute welcomes interns at our premises in central Stockholm during the following 10-week periods: 

  • January – March  
  • April – June  
  • July - August
  • September – October  
  • November – December  

Your tasks 

As an intern at the SCC, you will play an integral role in our work by contributing to various projects, including:   

  • Conducting legal research related to SCC cases and drafting case summaries for SCC Board meetings. Analysing SCC practice and translating judgments.
  • Writing articles and providing overviews regarding SCC's work and procedures.
  • Assisting in organizing events or other projects at the SCC.   

During your internship, you will gain valuable insight into our work and the cases we handle. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to participate in board meetings and events organized by or in collaboration with the SCC. Our Secretariat is led by a Secretary General and two Deputy Secretaries General, with four lawyers and four case administrators who oversee the case management.

By joining our team, you will develop your skills in legal research, analysis, and drafting. You will also have the chance to engage with experts in the field and gain hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of an international arbitration institution.

Skills & requirements

Our internship programme is very popular, and we receive many qualified applicants from all over the world.  

We assess applicants based on the following criteria:   

  • You have a master's degree in international arbitration or commercial dispute resolution or are currently enrolled in such a programme.  
  • You have gained experience in international dispute resolution, having worked as an associate for an international law firm is an asset.
  • You have demonstrated a strong interest in international arbitration and knowledge in the field, e.g. by participating in relevant moot courts.   
  • You are fluent in your English speaking and writing skills, fluency in any other language is an advantage. 

If you are interested in interning with us, please note the following conditions: 

  • The internship is full-time and self-financed, meaning that we do not provide a salary. 
  • The internship is individually designed with an average workweek of 35 hours, and we expect interns to be present in the office daily. 
  • If you are from outside the EU, it is your responsibility to obtain the necessary visas and work permits.
  • During your internship, you must take leave from any other employers you may have.

How to apply  

SCC is currently accepting qualified applicants for the periods April-June, September-October, and November-December 2024.

Candidates are requested to apply with a cover letter and resume via this page >> SCC Internship.

SCC fills the available internship positions on an ongoing basis.

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