Human Rights Training and Technical Assistance Intern
Please note that internship applications must be submitted through the form on our website.
Location: In person, hybrid, or remote
This internship is designed for undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in expanding The Advocates’ portfolio of training and technical assistance resources. The Advocates provides training to partner organizations, human rights defenders, pro bono attorneys, educators, volunteers, and the general public. We train on all our areas of work, including representing asylum seekers, ending gender-based violence, advocating at the United Nations and other international bodies, combating human trafficking, educating about human rights, and applying human rights to social justice causes. The training team also develops internal trainings for staff to improve understanding and use of shared tools, office procedures, and methodologies.
Primary duties and responsibilities may include
In-depth research and writing to assist with the development of training content on a variety of human rights topics.
Creation of training media, including graphics, videos, and online content.
User testing and evaluation of training materials.
Managing recruitment and enrollment in training courses.
Required experience and qualifications
Excellent writing and organizational skills
Interest in human rights issues
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Sensitivity to diverse cultures
Additional skills of interest
Experience in curricular or instructional design
Experience with graphic design, video production, or web design
Experience with evaluation, user testing, or market research
Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page. If your question is not answered in there, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that internship applications must be submitted through the form on our website.