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Law Student - Public Interest in Los Angeles, CA **

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Company name

Human Rights Watch

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

May 02,2018

Posted on

Feb 13,2018

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US Program Immigration Intern (Graduate) The intern will primarily focus on researching the aforementioned topics, organizing and evaluating information obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests, researching international human rights standards, reviewing fieldwork interviews, and contributing to HRW’s advocacy goals through press and social media. The student will intern closely with the immigration researcher. Other projects will be assigned as the opportunity arises. Must be an enrolled student for the duration of the internship term. Graduate student (J.D. candidate preferred) are considered. Ideally, the candidate will be available for a period of 8-14 weeks. Relevant coursework in immigration, human rights law, and advocacy are desirable. Familiarity with US immigration issues and experience completing social science research (sociology, anthropology, political science, etc.) are a plus. Fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred. Computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office, internet applications) are required. Experience with more advanced computer programs that can assemble graphics and compile statistics is highly desirable.

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ID Reference 2018-1582

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Hiring Coordinator
Human Rights Watch
11500 W
Olympic Blvd , Suite 441
Los Angeles, CA 90064