The Advocates provides human rights education, training, advocacy, and materials to help people learn about and apply international human rights standards in their daily lives and communities. The Advocates develops and distributes curricular resources, publications, and reports; and conducts presentations, lecture and film series, conferences, and professional development seminars. The websites EnergyofaNation.org and DiscoverHumanRights.org allow thousands of people across the world to access the Advocates’ innovative educational materials that encourage everyone to get informed, get involved, and get others interested in human rights. To learn more about the Education work of the Advocates please click here.
The Education Program welcomes undergraduate, graduate, and law school students to assist with research, curriculum writing, workshop and training development, event planning, and program administration. Past and current interns have conducted research on human rights violations in the United States, written lesson plans for ELL teachers, assisted in organizing the annual Law and Policy Conference, and helped compile training resources.
Possible intern duties:
For fall and spring internship: 8-15 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 180 total hours required for most internship positions
Internship and Fellowship Application Form
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