Legal Fellow

General Duties and Responsibilities
Conduct legal research concerning atrocity crimes, economic sanctions, and/or reparations frameworks
Research and write legal memoranda concerning issues surrounding documentation, national and international prosecutions of atrocity crimes in Syria
Support the research and writing of SJAC’s human rights and transitional justice reports and short-form analysis

Skills and Experience
Current law student in, or recent graduate of, a J.D. or L.L.M. program
Coursework in international law, human rights law, international criminal law, and/or evidence preferred
Experience working in or knowledge of the Middle East
Strong written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of Arabic an asset

SJAC is a diverse organization made up of 40+ team members around the globe. We pride ourselves in our ability to implement programming that is inclusive and responsive to the needs of all Syrians, and believe that our own team’s diversity of viewpoints and experiences helps us to achieve that goal. We encourage all interested applicants to apply, regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or age.


To apply, please send an email with the subject line “Legal Fellow 2023-2024” to, providing a cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.