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6 Excellent PAID Human Rights Internships

Fall 2016 Undergraduate Internship

The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of law is hiring a qualified Fall 2016 Undergraduate Intern located in Washington DC. He/She will assist with general administrative and clerical work for the Brennan Center, including filing, photocopying, answering phones, shipping and mailing, coordinating meetings, and drafting routine correspondence. Additionally the successful candidate will conduct research on a wide range of issues in both our Democracy and Justice programs. Also the successful candidate will assist with legislative tracking, and accompany staff to meetings on the Hill. She/He will have a passion for social justice and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Only undergraduate students are eligible to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 1. August 2016.

Engagement Intern

The World Justice Project is offering a position as Engagement Intern based in Washington DC. Among the duties of this position is to assist in the drafting of communications materials, such as press releases, FAQs, talking points and opinion pieces Among the duties of this position is also to conduct other issue- and audience-related research and analysis as needed. The successful applicant will develop and maintain a database of international media outlets and contacts and help to build and cultivate relationships with key media players, journalists and broadcasters. Eligible candidates must hold a Bachelors or Master’s degree, or must be currently pursuing a graduate degree. Superior research skills, including online and offline data collection and summarization are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 30. June 2016.

Digital Initiatives Intern

The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) is hiring a qualified Digital Initiatives Intern situated in Washington D.C. The main duties of this vacancy include to Assist with content migration to recently redesigned website The main duties of this vacancy also include to assist with ongoing maintenance of the current website. The successful applicant will also draft social media posts and/ or campaigns for Facebook and Twitter. Eligible candidates must have a minimum of one year of experience with website development or management (experience with WordPress preferred). Permission to work in the U.S. and strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 1. July 2016.

Middle East and North Africa Program Intern

The Committee to Protect Journalists, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the defense of press freedom worldwide, is accepting applications for the position as Middle East and North Africa Program Intern in New York. He/She will provide background research in English and Arabic, doing interviews in English and Arabic, editing/writing, working with databases, and other support as needed for the Middle East program Additionally the successful candidate will communicate via Skype, email and phone with CPJ staff, consultants and partners. The successful candidate will effectively use social media, including in Arabic, to disseminate the Middle East program’s work. She/He will have a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, or related field, including international affairs or Middle Eastern studies. Current college or graduate students are also eligible Experience working in the Middle East is preferred are required to apply for this position. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English. Apply until 5. July 2016.

Access Campaign Vaccines Intern

Doctors without Borders (MSF) is hiring a qualified Access Campaign Vaccines Intern based in New York, NY. He/She will participate in conference calls of internal networks’ working groups and assist with preparation, note taking, and dissemination of key documents. Additionally the successful candidate will conduct research on vaccination technologies, strategies, and policies. Furthermore the successful candidate will draft summaries and reports on vaccination-related studies and documents. She/He will have a experience in global health advocacy and/or a Masters Degree (preferred). To apply for this position fluency is required in English. French is an asset. The deadline for this vacancy is 8. August 2016.

Communications and Marketing Fellow

TechChange is offering a position as Communications and Marketing Fellow. Among the duties of this position is to assist in editing, drafting blog posts and managing content for the TechChange blog. The tasks of this position additionally include to assist in managing TechChange social media presence/strategy and to coordinate email campaigns and alumni relations. She/He will have exceptional writing and research skills with the ability to quickly generate articles for blog and copy edit. Knowledge of emerging technologies, social media platforms and other types of new media are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English.

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