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Women's Human Rights Internship

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


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.

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

Required skills:

  • Basic Microsoft Office 365 proficiency
  • Knowledge of citations


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.