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International Justice Project Internships

International Justice Project Internships

Possible intern duties:

  • Research international law, including human rights & humanitarian law, international criminal law, international standards and best-practices, etc.
  • Compile country/region specific information on rule of law issues, human rights defenders, civil society activities, legislative developments, and state compliance with international human rights standards.
  • Assist staff and volunteers with compiling reports based on human rights monitoring missions.
  • Assist with maintaining current information on The Advocates’ web pages, electronic networking sites, and other organizational materials.
  • Help to develop educational/promotional materials for use with schools and community groups.
  • Assist with planning trainings and preparing materials for volunteers participating in human rights monitoring projects both overseas and in the US.
  • Translate documents as necessary.
  • Assist with all aspects of work at a small non-profit, including administrative tasks, event planning, outreach, etc.

Desired qualifications/experience/interests:

  • Strong legal research and writing skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Experience with research outside the legal arena, such as political science, governance, anthropology, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated interest in human rights, rule of law, humanitarian law, etc.
  • Fluency in English