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Refugee Status Determination (RSD) Intern (VA. No. 11/2017)

หมดเขตวันที่ : 13 มีนาคม 2017

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand


Vacancy Announcement No. 11/2017     

Internal/External Circulation


Position Title:

Refugee Status Determination (RSD) Intern


Post Level:


Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement:

28 February 2017


Post No.:


Report To:

Associate RSD Officer

Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement:

13 March 2017



Protection Unit

Duty Station:

Bangkok, Thailand

Contractual Status:

Unpaid Internship

(For a maximum of six months)




Availability of the Post                    As soon as possible


Duties and Responsibilities


1.            Under the direct supervision of the Associate RSD Officer, and overall supervision of the RSD Officer, the Intern assists in the RSD case processing as appropriate and in accordance with UNHCR RSD Procedural Standards and ROTHA Standard Operating Procedures on RSD

2.            Provides information and counseling to asylum seekers

3.            Assists in RSD issues related to individual cases or specific groups of refugees by compiling, researching and updating Country of Origin information on a regular basis for the major caseloads and on request from Eligibility Staff

4.            Conduct relevant legal research and share with the RSD Team new developments related to refugee law

5.            Compile and provide a summary of caselaw relevant to the specific caseload in Thailand.

6.            To perform other tasks as needed and assigned.


Qualification Required:


Education and Skills:University degree in Law (LLB, LLM), Political Science, or any related field. Sound knowledge of refugee law, international human rights and humanitarian laws are desirable.


Experience:Previous experience in legal work and experience in working with people from different cultural and social backgrounds is an advantage.


Languages:Excellent knowledge of English (drafting and oral skills). Knowledge of other UN language desirable.


Please submit your P.11, resume and application letter, indicating vacancy announcement number and position title to:


Application will not be acknowledged. Only successful candidate will be notified of the outcome of the selection process.


P.11 form can be downloaded from: