The Edinburgh International Justice Initiative is recruiting!

The Edinburgh International Justice Initiative is recruiting! We are offering the opportunity for matriculated university students to become involved in the EIJI’s Organisational Development (OD) team. Our OD team is composed of a variety of positions which oversee the day to day workings of the Initiative, ensuring that everything continues to run smoothly. These positions allow team members to develop key skills in teamwork, planning, and project development, while getting involved in public international law in non-research capacities.

There are currently six roles on offer. The links for each contain a link to the role’s Job Description, as well as the application form which is to be filled out for your application to be considered. Please be sure to carefully read the details at the beginning of the applications to ensure you meet the basic requirements needed to undertake any position you are interested in. Please note you may apply for as many positions as you would like.

Head of Business Development & Finance

Head of Legal Development

Alumni & Community Coordinator

Marketing, Branding, & Social Media Associate

Diversity, Inclusion, & Accessibility Officer

Technical Support Officer

Duration of Roles: 

Mid-May 2021 to Mid-May 2022

Application Timeline:

Applications have gone live, and will close on the 28th of April 2021 at noon BST. Interviews will be held between the 28th of April and the 4th of May 2021. Decisions will be released by the end of the day on the 12th of May 2021.

Who Are We?

The Edinburgh International Justice Initiative (EIJI) is a student-run initiative that seeks to work with, and in support of, institutions focused on international criminal law, international human rights law, and international humanitarian law. We passionately provide pro-bono legal research assistance focused on strengthening the international justice system, as we ultimately look to make a practical and meaningful difference. In the past, we have worked with the ICC Defence Counsel, a digital evidence verification Database, and various human rights organisations and Government agencies in Mainland Europe, Venezuela, Nepal, and Cameroon.

If you have any questions, please do contact us at

Best of luck!