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Death Penalty Project Internships

Possible intern duties:

·         Conduct research on issues related to capital punishment.

·         Assist with developing educational and advocacy materials on death penalty issues.

·         Monitor developments in capital punishment law and policy.

·         Help to plan special events to raise awareness about the use of the death penalty.

·         Review program web pages and assist in updates/changes as the need arises.

·         Assist with administrative tasks such as database management.

·         Miscellaneous tasks as they arise or as a specific interest develops.

Desired qualifications/experience/interests:

·         Strong organizational and writing skills

·         Research experience and the ability to analyze data

·         Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

·         Interest in human rights 

·         Fluency in English

Time commitment:

For fall and spring internship: 5+ hours per week for a total of 3-4 months

For academic year-long internship: 8-10+ hours per week for a total of 7-8 months

For J-term internship: 40 hours per week for a total of one month

For summer internship: 20-40 hours per week for a total of 8-10 weeks

For a fellowship or special project: varies


Minimum of 160 total hours required for most internship positions

For more information about the Death Penalty Project, click here.