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Women's Human Rights Internship

Please note that internship applications must be submitted through the form on our website.

Location: Remote or hybrid (in-person and remote)

We welcome all students and recent graduates, and especially encourage graduate and law school students, to gain a deeper understanding of gender-based violence issues domestically and internationally. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about both the Minnesota legal system and the UN human rights mechanisms.

Primary duties and responsibilities

  • Researching international human rights instruments and country laws on violence against women.

  • Assisting staff with maintaining current information on

  • Providing research and support for numerous reports, especially longer-term research on the far-right movement, anti-sex trafficking, domestic violence, and other forms of violence against women.

  • Monitoring hearings relating to domestic violence and sexual assault in Hennepin, Ramsey, and Washington County courts.

  • Data entry and analysis of court hearing data. 

  • Supporting staff in preparation for trainings and other missions.

Required Skills 

  • Basic Microsoft Office 365 proficiency 

  • Knowledge of citations 

Experience and qualifications 

  • Organized, detail-orientated, and able to meet deadlines 

  • Strong legal research skills 

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team 

  • Sensitivity to diverse cultures 

  • Fluency in English 

  • Strong English writing skills 

  • Proficiency in a second language is a plus


Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page. If your question is not answered in there, you can email internships@advrights.orgPlease note that internship applications must be submitted through the form on our website.