All open positions listed on our website are classified into one of the four job categories described below.
- Professional Staff: IDLO Professional Staff provide legal expertise on the establishment of the rule of law and good governance in the development process, or are professionals with a high degree of work experience and academic credentials in other supporting functions of the organization, including, but not limited to, human resources, information systes, finance, administration, and external relations. Managers of specific units or Director-level positions responsible for the management of various functions of the Organization are also classified as Professional Service Staff.
- General Service Staff: IDLO General Service Staff includes technical and administrative personnel in Assistant-level or other types of supporting roles.
- Project Consultancies: IDLO regularly hires Project Consultants on a short- or mid-term basis. These consultancies are not part of the long-term organizational structure and are typically hired to assist with direct programming needs on a time-limited basis. These positions may be located in IDLO’s Headquarters office in Rome, in the office in The Hague, or in one of IDLO’s field offices, which are primarily in post-conflict countries.
- Internships: The IDLO Internship Program is open to applicants from all over the world who are interested in IDLO's activities. Applicants must have a strong command, both written and spoken, of English. Other languages, in particular French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Portuguese are an advantage. An average internship of three months is highly recommended and will not exceed six months. Unsolicited internship requests are not accepted.