Job Details

PartTime Middle East And North Africa Division Intern Spring **

Company name

Human Rights Watch

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jan 11,2019

Valid Through

Apr 26,2019

Posted on

Jan 10,2019

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Part-time

Industry

Legal
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Part-Time Middle East And North Africa Division Intern, Spring 2019
The candidate will intern closely with the Middle East and North Africa division associates and researchers. Will focus on the following: Research: The intern will be given various short-term and long-term desk research assignments using sources in English and Arabic. The research will focus on a range of human rights and humanitarian law abuses across the Middle East and North Africa region. May help HRW staff conduct phone interviews with victims of and witnesses to human rights violations under close staff supervision and guidance. Contribute to the production and release of reports and press releases. Monitoring and Advocacy: Focus on monitoring and summarizing MENA political and policy developments. Attend internal and/or external advocacy strategy meetings. Other assignments and projects will be assigned as the opportunity arises. Must be student in law, social studies, international relations, political science, or related subjects with strong writing and research skills. Must be enrolled students for the duration of the internship term. Excellent oral and written command of English and Arabic are essential. Must have a strong interest in human rights and some familiarity with the current situation in the MENA region. Computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office, internet applications) are required.

Additional info

Send a letter of interest, resume, a brief unedited writing sample, and two references. No calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Human Rights Watch
350 Fifth Avenue
34th floor
New York City, NY 10018-3299

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