Women's Human Rights Internships (SPRING FILLED)

We welcome all students and recent graduates, and especially encourage graduate and law school students, to assist with research and writing website content. Past and current interns have researched women's human rights issues for use in our website and assisted with administration of projects working to support women's human rights.

Intern duties may include:

  • Monitoring hearings relating to gender-based violence in Hennepin, Ramsey, and Washington County courts.
  • Data entry and analysis of hearing data.
  • Researching international human rights instruments and country laws on violence against women.
  • Creating original work on aspects of violence against women for website use.
  • Assisting staff with maintaining current information on www.stopvaw.org.
  • Assisting staff in preparation for human rights monitoring missions.
  • Assisting staff with all aspects of work at a small non-profit, including administrative tasks from time to time.

Desired qualifications/experience/interests:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • 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 a plus

Time commitment:

  • For fall and spring internship: 8-15 hours per week for a total of 3-4 months
  • For summer internship: 20-40 hours per week for a total of 8-10 weeks
  • For a fellowship or special project: varies

Application Deadlines: Rolling, until filled.

Learn more about the Women's Human Rights Program.

Questions? Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page. If your question is not answered in there, you can email internships@advrights.org.