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Law Student - Public Interest in New York City, NY **

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Company name

Human Rights Now

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 12,2018

Posted on

Nov 26,2016

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Profile

Human Rights Now – Internship Interns must have engage in research, on-site investigations, and observations of UN conferences and meetings. Must be college and law school students and others interested in human rights, public policy, and international affairs a chance to gain experience working directly on human rights issues at an influential international human rights NGO. Legal backgrounds or experience with research or human rights work must apply. Assisting the organizing of series of human rights seminars, preparation and logistics. Internal communication, meetings. Outreach, logistics, networking and administrative work. Conducting research and writing over the general human rights situation in Myanmar. Conducting on-site investigations of various human rights problems, including: Business and Human Rights, Rights of Children, Human Rights Defenders and Democratic Space, Women’s rights, Violence against women, Violence and discrimination against ethnic minority. Translation and other miscellaneous work.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Current students in a law school or a four year college degree program are encouraged to apply, but internships are not limited to students. Proficiency in English (a minimum score of 90 on the TOEFL iBT exam or an equivalent level as indicated by another test or means if available). Also please notify us of any Japanese language proficiency and provide a demonstration if available, such as passing a Japanese Language. Proficiency Test or similar. Basic understanding of law and international human rights law and the UN system. Excellent writing and research skills.. Ability stay in the country for the period of work (and in the US case, ability to work). Please note that unfortunately HRN cannot assist in obtaining visas.
Schedule: 18 hours per week
Duration: 3+ months

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Human Rights Now
7F Creative One Akihabara Bldg., 5-3-4 Ueno
Taito-ku,
Tokyo, TOKYO-FU 110-0005