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5 PAID Human Rights Internships Open For Applications Now!

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Information Technology Intern
Democracy NOW Productions is looking for a paid Information Technology Intern in New York, USA. The Information Technology Intern will provide technical support for the team, oversee live media operations, automate processes in the Linux environment, support automated backups, manage networking tasks, and carry out any duties that are deemed necessary. All applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be authorized to work in the United States of America. S/he will be expected to possess a working knowledge and general understanding of OS X and Linux operation systems, as well as TCP/IP networks. Experience in basic shell scripting is expected. The desired candidate must have an understanding of Democracy NOW’s mission. Fluency in written and spoken English is a requirement, with strong inter-personal and communication skills. The duration of this internship is 6 month and interns will be expected to work at least 20 hours a week. The deadline to apply for the Information Technology Intern position is May 16, 2016.

Communications Intern
The Opportunity Agenda has a vacancy for a Communications Intern for Summer 2016 in New York City, USA. The Communications Intern will assist in such tasks as reviewing and summarizing news footage, building a press database, providing general support to the department, monitoring the appearance of partners and contributors in the media, update and review all bases of advocacy, and archiving materials such as audio, video, and print. S/he will be expected to have online researching skills and a basic knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. The intern must be able to successfully navigate a database program. Proficiency in video design and editing programs would be an asset. Previous experience in working with non-profit organizations would be an advantage. Applicants must be enrolled or recently graduated from a college course in the field of human rights, communication, or a relevant field. All interns must be fluent in oral and written English with strong communication skills to be successful. Interns will receive a stipend pay of $9.00 an hour and will be expected to work 40 hours a week. This internship will only last 10 weeks. All applications must be sent in before the first day of the Summer 2016 term, June 6, 2016.

Executive Team Intern
Democracy Reporting International wants to hire a paid Executive Team Intern in Berlin, Germany. The Executive Team Intern will support the Executive team and the Director of Programmes with a variety of projects. S/he will assist in duties such as managing projects and service contracts, developing new projects, fundraising efforts, researching and drafting policies, developing a database, and completing any necessary tasks. All applicants must have a background in political science, law, social science, or a related field. Experience in project cycle management would be an advantage. All foreign candidates must have a valid working permit for Germany. Fluency in written and spoken English is desired, along with a working knowledge of the local language.  All interns will be expected to have a working knowledge of basic computer applications like Microsoft Word, Excel, etc. Interns will receive a stipend pay of 400 € a month and will be expected to work full-time. The estimated duration of this contract is 3 months. The position will begin on June 1, 2016. Applications for this role close on May 15, 2016.

Health Justice Training Intern
The Young Women’s Project has an opening for two paid Health Justice Training Interns for the Summer 2016 term in Washington DC, USA. The interns will be responsible for leading a group of youth throughout the creation of communication products and training their peers. S/he will be expected to carry out such tasks as creating and implementing training sessions, overseeing all aspects of youth-led training, conducting valuable research, evaluating the training process, supporting staff, and providing assistance in a variety of tasks. Successful applicants will have experience in working in communities of color, either as a trainer or leader that can provide results through training. All applicants must be passionate about social justice and youth empowerment. All candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English with strong communication and grammar skills. Interns will receive a pay of $750 a month and will be expected to work 40 hours a week. The duration of this contract will be 1 month and the position will begin on June 1, 2016. With hard work and dedication, there is the possibility of a permanent position on the team. The deadline to apply for the Health Justice Training Internship is May 18, 2016.

Education Intern
Democracy NOW has an opening for a paid Education Intern in New York City, USA. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is interested in the field of education to learn about DN curriculum, leading discussions, investigative journalism, outreach and research strategies, and much more. The intern will assist in tasks such as inviting educators to visit the live broadcast, outreaching to classrooms to spread the use of DN curriculum, organizing teaching workshops, researching academic conferences for presentations, and so much more. All applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be authorized to work in the United States to be considered for this position. Successful interns will be fluent in written and spoken English. S/he will be expected to know how to research a variety of subjects online and be able to properly navigate several forms of social media. Prior experience in the field of education would be an advantage for applications. All interns will be expected to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. The internship will begin on June 1, 2016, and end on December 31, 2016. Deadline to apply for this internship is May 16, 2016.

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