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Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights Internships

Official site: http://rfkcenter.org/advocacy-internships-2?lang=en
Final Deadline: Rolling Basis, See Website

The Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights (CHR) implements the vision of RFK by promoting the full spectrum of human rights both in the United States and throughout the world. The Center develops and carries out projects which enhance and complement the work of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award laureates and that promote social change.

Interns will be asked to perform a variety of tasks in order to help with the Advocacy Team, such as: researching and draft memoranda on the human rights situation in countries of interest to the Center and on thematic issues (for example, the human right to health, the right to development, etc.); preparing documents for submission to government or U.N. officials; attending and reporting on briefings, Congressional hearings, symposia and other meetings; monitoring sources of information on countries and issues of concern to the Center; and collecting, organizing and analyzing relevant information. Applicants must have completed at least one year of undergraduate school and have a demonstrated interest in human rights.

Ability in one of the following languages is helpful, but not required: Arabic, Bahasa Indonesian, French, Haitian Creole, or Spanish. Internships are unpaid.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis until the following deadlines:

Spring--October 1, 2013
Summer--February 15, 2014
Fall--June 15, 2014

Visit the website for more information.