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Internship - Human Rights **

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Jul 18, 2020


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Contract, Full-time


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Internship - Human Rights
The intern shall support in fulfilling its mission: to work for the protection of all human rights for all people; to help empower people to realize their rights; and to assist those responsible for upholding such rights in ensuring that they are implemented. Daily responsibilities of Regional Programme Management interns will depend on the individual's background and duties may include researching a variety of human rights themes and related issues, including analysis of information, developments and trends related to human rights, and in particular, the intern may: Assist in the preparation of reports, background materials and other relevant documents; Assist with the organization of meetings, seminars, and related events; Attend meetings and preparing summaries of the proceedings; Assist in the preparation of outreach material such as talking points, correspondence and presentations; and Perform other related duties requested by supervisor.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must, at the time of their submission, be enrolled in the final academic year of a first-level university degree programme programme (i.e. Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree); be enrolled in a graduate school programme (i.e. Master's degree or equivalent degree, or higher) or have completed an aforementioned academic degree, preferably in the area of law, political science, international relations, social sciences or a related field, AND, if selected, must commence the internship on the date indicated on the acceptance letter. English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another United Nations official language would be an advantage (i.e. French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish).
Deadline : 2 June 2021

Additional info

Job Opening Number: 20-Human Rights Affairs-OHCHR-135684-J-New York (A)

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Room S-1310, 13th floor
Secretariat Building,
New York City, NY 10017

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