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

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Company name

Human Rights First

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Mar 17,2018


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Summer - Refugee Representation Non-legal Intern Intern will assist the team by providing general support. Must be currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students who have a strong interest in and commitment to human rights, are fluent in a relevant second language, want to work on behalf of asylum-seekers, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills. Essential Duties And Responsibilities: Drafting and editing documents; Updating and maintaining databases; Monitoring news and researching country conditions; Filing; and if the intern speaks a relevant second language fluently, interpretation may be involved; Other duties and special projects as assigned. should have fluency in a second language (preference will be given to Spanish, French, Arabic, Mandarin and Russian speakers). As the program deals daily with indigent asylum seekers who are often survivors of torture, it is important that the intern be comfortable speaking and listening during times of emotional crises. Must be currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, an accredited undergraduate or graduate university. Term dates: Summer (Early June - Mid August).

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Hiring Coordinator
Human Rights First
333 7th Avenue
13th Floor
New York City, NY 10001