The volunteer will be engaged in Aprodeh’s headquarters communication activities in Lima, Peru. The project responds to the institutional strategic communication plan through which Aprodeh seeks to improve its internal and external communication, thus strengthening the generation of synergies, institutional image and institutional strategies in favour of human rights.

 

For more opportunities go to: Europe 

 

Organization: The EU Aid Volunteers is an initiative of the European Union. It brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects and contributing to strengthening the local capacity and resilience of disaster-affected communities.

 

Duty Station: Lima, Peru

 

Open To: Candidates owning a background in Communication, Journalism, Audiovisual Communication or similar fields.

 

Timeframe:  from March 1 to August 30 2020

 

Deadline: October 10, 2019

 

Job description: Main tasks:

  • assisting Aprodeh in creating its communication strategy;
  • writing press releases and sending them to relevant journalists;
  • updating the website of Aprodeh and its social media pages;
  • writing about the projects and activities of Aprodeh.

 

Qualifications: 

- Degree in Communication, Journalism, Audiovisual Communication or similar;

- previous working experience in the field of Communications;

- experience in graphic design programs;

- advanced level of English and Spanish;

- previous experiences as a volunteer;

- knowledge about Latin America.

 

Wage/Fees: Monthly allowance

 

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The OSCE PA Research Assistant Program is open to graduate students and recent graduates of political science, law, international relations or other related fields from OSCE participating States and Partners for Co-operation. Research Assistants develop their knowledge of international political-military, economic and environmental, and human rights affairs and their professional skills in areas connected to the work of the Parliamentary Assembly.

 

For more opportunities go to: Europe

 

Organization: With 57 participating States from North America, Europe and Asia, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe - OSCE - is the largest regional security organization in the world. The OSCE adopts itself to guarantee stability, rhythm and democracy as well as a billion people through political dialogue on shared values and practical activities that aim to have lasting effects.

 

The OSCE is a forum for political dialogue on a wide range of security issues and a common platform for action to improve the lives of individuals and communities. The organization adopts a global approach to security, which includes the political-military, economic and environmental, and human dimensions. Thanks to this approach and its inclusive composition, the OSCE helps to overcome divergences and strengthen trust among states through cooperation in the field of conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict reconstruction.

 

With its institutions, expert groups and a network of field operations, the OSCE addresses issues that have an impact on our common security and that involves, among other things, arms control, terrorism, good governance, energy security, treatment of human beings, democratization processes, freedom of the media and national minorities



Duty Station: Copenhagen and Vienna

 

Open To: Graduates in political sciences, international relations, law or in a related field that meet the requirements

 

Timeframe:  Research Assistant positions are granted for a six-month period

 

Deadline: Applications for the OSCE PA Research Assistant Programme are accepted at any time of year, with the main intake of Assistants for the year occurring in February/March. The deadline for applying for the February/March intake is 1 October

 

Job description: Research Assistants conduct background research on topics relevant for the activities of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. They draft a variety of documents, such as briefing reports, speeches, statements, talking points, minutes of meetings and background papers, to support the work of the Assembly, including in the context of election observation missions, various official visits, meetings and special projects carried out by the International Secretariat.

Moreover, Assistants in Vienna attend official meetings of the OSCE decision-making bodies and other informal meetings of the OSCE participating States and write concise reports thereof to keep the Assembly abreast of key security developments and negotiations taking place.

Assistants are also asked to complete administrative tasks, such as day-to-day practical work in the office, translation and proofreading of official documents, filing and other necessary tasks. On an ad hoc basis, Assistants may attend the events of the Assembly conducted in the field, such as election observations, statutory meetings, field visits, etc.

 

Qualifications: The main requirements for a candidate are:

- Citizenship in one of the OSCE participating States, or Partners for Cooperation, up to 28 years of age;

- Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Political Science, International Relations, Law or a related field. Candidates may apply prior to obtaining their degree if all requirements for their MA have been fully completed;

- Excellent written and spoken English is mandatory. Knowledge of other official OSCE languages (Russian, French, German, Italian and Spanish) is a strong asset;

- Strong analytical and writing skills;

- Keen interest in international security affairs and parliamentary diplomacy;

- Previous experience of working in an international organization or in a parliament is desirable;

- Familiarity with issues related to elections, human rights, arms control, transnational threats, migration, countering terrorism, good governance, climate change, media affairs, conference management, finance and administration is an asset;

- Computer literacy, including of word processing and research. 



Wage/Fees: The Assembly provides Research Assistants in Copenhagen with an allowance of 656 euros per month plus free housing. For Assistants in Vienna, the Assembly provides an allowance of 1,000 euros per month to cover for basic expenses and accommodation.

 

Application process: 

Applications must include:

- Completed application form;

- Concise cover letter;

- Curriculum Vitae;

- Transcript of grades from the applicant’s master’s degree;

- Two letters of recommendation;

- One recent photograph.

Please submit completed applications by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to attention of: Ms. DANA BJERREGAARD, indicating in the title of the email your name/surname, country of citizenship and preferred date for starting the Assistantship

Application Form

 

Please note that due to the large amount of applications received, only applicants who are short-listed for a telephone interview will be contacted.

 

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Contact Information:

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Tordenskjoldsgade 1

1055 Copenhagen K

Denmark

Contact

Tel: +45 33 37 80 40

Fax: +45 33 37 80 30

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Cooperate with Amici dei Bambini in the expansion and management of its emergency projects in Syria. If you are a young graduate in social science, political science or international cooperation sciences with at least 3 years of previous experience in the field of project coordination, apply now!

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

 

Organization: Amici dei Bambini is a non-governmental organization consisting of a movement of adoptive and foster families. It works every day alongside children in institutes all over the world to fight the abandonment emergency and operates in Italy with a national headquarters and 25 between regional offices and information points in all regions. 

 

Duty Station: Turkey

 

Open To: graduates in social sciences, political science, sciences of international cooperation or related subjects;

 

Timeframe:  starting from October 2019

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Job description

- Operational coordination of food security, protection and education projects launched and to be started in Syria, in agreement with local counterparts, other international organizations and the headquarters of Ai.Bi. Italy;

- Drafting reports on the progress or closure of projects, knowing how to deal with indicators related to expected results;

- Management of financial resources and available funds; preparation and updating of intermediate and final project reports in compliance with the rules of the main national and international donors (AICS, ECHO, UNOCHA);

- General coordination of the branch in Turkey of AiBi Amici dei Bambini;

- Collaboration in the drafting of new project proposals, identifying new or consolidated thematic priorities, identifying new partners or consolidating the existing ones and possible new collaborations;

- Implementation of monitoring, feasibility studies with respect to new proposals; preparation of periodic operational reports and news and article processing.

 

Qualifications: 

- Degree in social sciences, political science, sciences of international cooperation or related subjects;

- Aged between 30 and 35;

- At least 3 years of experience in managing international cooperation projects in developing countries with specific reference to emergency contexts;

- Excellent knowledge of English, spoken and written;

- Communication and mediation skills with local partners and institutions;

- Maturity in the management and coordination of local partners and project activities;

- Excellent "problem solving" skills and ability to adapt to disadvantaged contexts

- Knowledge of the legislative system for the protection of children and knowledge of Arabic is an asset.

 

Wage/Fees: not specified

 

Application process: Interested candidates can fill out the “Candidature in risposta ad annuncio” indicating "Syria_0102" as reference code.



Useful links:  

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Contact Information: 

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HRW is recruiting! Apply now and be part of a vibrant movement to uphold human dignity and advance the cause of human rights for all. Support their team and gain relevant experience in this sector. What are you waiting for?

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations 

 

Organization: Human Rights Watch is an international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.

 

Duty Station: New York

 

Open To: students or graduates with a bachelor’s degree in human rights, international relations and other sectors

 

Timeframe:  from mid-September 2019 to mid-April 2020

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Job description

- Assist in the administrative follow-up of major organizational fundraising, cultivation, and outreach events such as the New York Annual Dinner;

- Organize logistical aspects of events by maintaining key spreadsheets, processing gifts, preparing solicitation and acknowledgement materials, organizing and shipping event materials, etc.

- Update the NY Committee Facebook page with relevant impact updates;

- Support daily activities for HRW’s New York committees, donors, and prospects including conducting research on individual and foundation prospects using various online tools to prepare donor solicitation strategies;

 

Qualifications: 

- A bachelor’s degree in human rights, international relations, social science, or a related field is strongly desired. Applicants currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the above fields will be considered;

- A minimum of one year of relevant work experience is desirable;

- Prior office/administration experience and strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail are highly desirable.

- Self-motivation and the ability to take initiative, prioritize with minimal supervision, and work independently as well as function as a member of a team are required;

- Proficiency in computer programs including MS Office applications is required;

- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are essential;

- Strong analytical skills and the ability to work well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks simultaneously are necessary;

- Database experience is strongly preferred, and knowledge of Raiser’s Edge is highly desirable;

- Strong interest in human rights is desirable.

 

Wage/Fees: not specified

 

Application process: Interested candidates can proceed with the application by clicking “Apply now” and creating their own account

 

Useful links:  

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Contact Information: 

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Works in an international context as part of the Impact Initiative. Discover the charming city of Geneva, the heart of international cooperation. In the meantime, you will improve your CV and hone your team-working skills. Apply now!

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

 

Organization: IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian NGO, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative. The IMPACT team also comprises specialists in data collection, management and analysis. 

 

Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland

 

Open To: graduates with a Master’s degree in relevant fields

 

Timeframe:  starting as soon as possible

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Job description

- The Research Reporting Officer will be part of the IMPACT Research department and will be responsible for reviewing, editing and finalizing information products such as reports, situation overviews and fact sheets;

- Review products to ensure that narratives are coherent and clearly outlined; that research questions are addressed; and key indicators adequately visualized;

- Support the review of products to ensure that core humanitarian principles are respected and findings are reported through a protection lens;

- Provide clear, concise and constructive feedback to product drafters;

- Draft written outputs based on data collected from field teams;

- Report internally on updates about research cycles and related products, on a weekly and monthly basis;

- Liaise with Grant Management and Communication focal points for project and communication followup.  Provide additional information and support as and when required.

 

Qualifications: 

- Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (International Relations, Political Science, Social Research, Economics, Anthropology, Assessment, or similar);

- Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting in English;

- Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word and good working knowledge of Excel;

- Demonstrated quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills;

- Good understanding of data visualization best practices;

- Familiarity with the humanitarian aid system;

- Attention to detail and commitment to producing high quality work;

- Openness to feedback and willingness to learn;

- Ability to manage time effectively and work in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment. 

 

Wage/Fees: not specified 

 

Application process: Interested candidates can fill out the form below the description of the offer and attach a cover letter and a CV

 

Useful links:  

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Contact Information: 

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Médecins du monde is looking for an operations management assistant to work in Lyon. If you possess a master's degree in related fields and previous experience in similar positions, apply now for this opportunity! You may be their new recruit.

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

 

Organization: Médecins du monde, a militant solidarity association at the international level, is responsible for over 30 years of work in the field of social security and public health protection. As an independent association, it denounces attacks on the dignity and human rights and struggles to improve the situation of people in situations of great need.



Duty Station: Lyon, France

 

Open To: master’s graduates with relevant experience in the field

 

Timeframe:  starting from October 2019

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Job description

- Support the general coordinator on grant applications and donor follow-up;

- Set up administrative monitoring tools;

- Participate in the development and monitoring of the program budget;

- Follow partnerships and conventions, via a table of deadlines;

- Participate punctually in the search for financing and set up private financial communication tools;

- Coordinate the drafting of the annual activity report.

 

Qualifications: 

- Master’s degree in international cooperation, humanitarian, international relations, project management;

- 2 years of professional experience or 1 year in a similar position;

- Ability to adapt your schedule according to operational priorities and contingencies;

- Ability to adapt one's language to interlocutors;

- Work in a team;

- Ability to write narrative proposals, reports and amendment notes;

- Ability to read and understand a budget;

- Ability to understand and identify institutional funding cycles and procedures;

- Ability to plan, manage and adapt a project;

- Languages: French fluent in writing and oral imperative.

 

Wage/Fees:  € 2,548 per month gross salary 

 

Application process: candidates can fill out the application form below the job description

 

Useful links:  

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Contact Information: 

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If your dream is to work in the field of international cooperation, this position is what you need! You will be part of a dynamic and international context and live a unique experience working as a Project Manager. Apply now

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

 

Organization: The Coordination of Functions for Voluntary Service has been working in the world of continuously evolving cooperation, experimentation and research in order to achieve and facilitate pace, respect for human rights and the protection of the environment, through inclusive development paths built around the logic of partnership and networking.



Duty Station: Beirut, Lebanon

 

Open To: graduates with a strong experience in Project Management

 

Timeframe:  12 months starting from October 2019

 

Deadline: 21/09/2019

 

Job description

- Be responsible for the achievement of the initiative funded by the Italian Cooperation;

- Supporting the promotion of social entrepreneurship and inclusive business in Lebanon in the area of Northern Lebanon (Tripoli) and in the Beqaa region;

- Ensure timely and successful achievement of all project’s activities, in line with the objectives outlined in the proposal and in compliance with COSV high-quality standards and Donor’s regulations;

- Coordinate project implementation: follow-up, monitoring of running activities and supervision of the project activities in coordination with project partners and external stakeholders;

- Supervise administrative and financial management;

- Ensuring the preparation of all financial and narrative reports expected by the project;

- Being responsible for the preparation of all formal communication and contract modifications requests (ex. budget modification) of the project;

- Maintain good, tight relationship with project counterparts, internal and external.

 

Qualifications: 

- Italian native speaker;

- Fluent knowledge of English (spoken and written);

- Fluent in Arabic would be an asset;

- University Degree, socio-economic background is preferable;

- Strong knowledge and experience in Project Management (scheduling and task management, cost and quality control, communication, negotiation, leadership);

- Previous experience in the management of initiatives funded by Italian Cooperation will be an asset;

- Excellent social and public skills, embedding problem-solving and conflict resolution approach;

- Previous knowledge of the regional context is preferred.

 

Wage/Fees: not specified

 

Application process: Interested candidates meeting the above-described requirements should send their CV with a cover letter and at least one reference letter specifying CV/PM/Beirut/SC in the email subject.

 

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Contact Information: 

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The Village Fellows program places 6-8 international volunteers at our site in Rwanda as part of the staff. Fellows spend 12 months living and working in the Village; they are selected to work in specific professional roles and work together with Rwandan staff to support existing programs.

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

 

Organization: Founded in 2007 as a response to the persistent orphan crisis which arose in the aftermath of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, ASYV has provided more than 1,200 youth with a newfound hope for the future, including over 800 graduates now striving to make a positive difference in Rwanda and abroad.

 

Duty Station: Rwanda

 

Open To: Candidates possessing a undergraduate and/or advanced degree, having experience with youth development and multicultural/international programs.

 

Timeframe:  12 months: December 2019 - November 2020

 

Deadline: Not specified

 

Job description: Positions are available in the following areas. In your cover letter, indicate the position for which you are applying. Please note that positions have specific requirements based on experience, skill, and training which you will find in the job description page;

  1. Career Development Fellow
  2. Communications Fellow
  3. English Language Learning Fellow
  4. International Visitors Fellow
  5. Photography & Videography Fellow
  6. Public Health Fellow
  7. Service Learning Fellow

 

Qualifications: 

  • 3 – 5 years working experience;
  • excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • fluency and proficiency in spoken English;
  • ability to balance various jobs and tasks;
  • ability to work independently with minimal supervision or guidance;
  • interest in working for a development project and collaborating with local and international staff.

 

Wage/Fees: Paid

 

Application process: To initiate the process, please send a resume and a 1-page cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Eligible candidates will go through an interview process. As a second step in the process, applicants will be invited to complete an application online.

 

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Interested in migration, human rights and social research? apply to this position with Impact Initiative!

 

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Organization: IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian think tank, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative, which was created in 2010 to facilitate the development of information tools and products that enhance the capacity of aid actors to make evidence - based decisions in emergency, recovery and development contexts. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in data collection, management and analysis, GIS and remote - sensing

 

Duty Station: Palermo

 

Deadline:02/02/2018

 

When: 12th February 2018

 

open to: individuals with possesing requirements

 

Job description:  Reporting to the Field Manager in Palermo, the Data collector will be responsible for the implementation of REACH’s data collection in the field. The role will entail going to migrant reception centres and interviewing child and youth migrants on the basis of predefined questionnaires. Interviews may take the form of one-by-one questionnaires on mobile phone devices (provided). Extensive training on these data collection methods will be provided, however, after initial supervision and guidance, prospective candidates must feel confident to go to migrant centres alone. This role requires strong interpersonal skills, as data collectors will be required to approach children and teenagers for interview who may be in a very tense environment. For this reason, preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate previous experience of working with children and/or teenagers in difficult environments. Further, the role requires solid negotiation skills in negotiating access and maintaining good working relationships with reception centre authorities (data collectors will be supported in gaining formal authorisation to enter the centres). The office of the organisation will be located in Palermo, Italy, however, Data collectors are required to be available for quick deployment all over Sicily. As such, Data collectors should be available to travel upon request; any car travel will be reimbursed.

The Data collector will be responsible for:

1) Primary data collection

- Conduct face to face interviews with children/youth in reception centres

- Ensure anonymity of respondents and develop relationship of trust and safe space during data collection exercise with respondents

- Accurate recording of data collected

- Provide daily feedback to the Field Manager regarding any challenges faced during data collection (incl. tool development, stakeholder and respondent management)

- Ensure prompt transcript of the notes and accuracy of the data collected

- Be available to follow up on missing/incongruent information, as required

2) Representation of the organisation

- Liaise and maintain good relationships with the management of migration centres to ensure access

- Develop good relationships with members of the migrant community

 

Qualification:

Required:

- Working knowledge of Italian

- Fluency in at least two of the following languages: English, French, Arabic.

- Strong representation and interpersonal skills

- Attention to detail

- Previous experience working with children/teenagers

- Ability to operate in a cross - cultural environment requiring flexibility

- Drivers licence and confidence to drive alone in the city & countryside

- Availability to travel across Sicily on a regular basis

- Ability to work independently and confidence to go alone to migrant reception centres

- Computer literacy to be able to work on smart phone based data collection applications

- Valid work permit

 

Desirable:

- Demonstrated interest in quantitative and/or qualitative research skills

- Previous work experience in migration, ideally, in the refugee crisis response either as part of an NGO

or volunteer

- Previous work experience in counselling and education projects with children

 

 Application process: Send  in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references in English  to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The reference "Ref: 18/ITA/RDT1" should be indiciated in the mail subject line

 

Further information:   Data collectors should be available to travel upon request; any car travel will be reimbursed.

The  selected candidate will be legally contracted by IMPACT in-country implementing partner

 

Useful Link:

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The multicultural NGO Alkarama is always looking for interns to join its staff, offering two different internships’ programme: legal internship and media internship. Choose the most suitable programme for you and work with a young  non-governmental human rights organisation based in Geneva!

 

For other similar opportunities visit our section International Organization

 

Organisation: Alkarama is a Geneva-based non-governmental human rights organisation established in 2004 to assist all those in the Arab world subjected to or at risk of extrajudicial execution, enforced disappearance, torture, and arbitrary detention. Acting as a bridge between individual victims and international human rights mechanisms, Alkarama works towards an Arab world where all individuals live in freedom and dignity, and are protected by the rule of law. Alkarama brings pro bono legal assistance to victims of the most serious human rights violations, without any discrimination. The organisation focuses its efforts on violations of the right to life, human dignity, physical integrity and freedoms such as extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, torture, and arbitrary detention. Using the international human rights mechanisms and working closely with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR ), Alkarama documents individual cases of violations through direct contact with the victims, their families or lawyers, and submits complaints on their behalf to the United Nations (UN) Special Procedures and Treaty Bodies, asking them to intervene with the State in question to put an end to these violations. Alkarama also brings media attention to the cases and situations it covers, helping victims to have their voices heard and shedding light on the human rights situation of a country, through press releases as well as public reports and analyses published in various media outlets. In order to reach a broader audience, Alkarama increasingly relies on social media, particularly Twitter and Facebook.

 

Where: Geneva, Switzerland

 

Open to:

Legal Internship: people with master degree in law or social sciences with an international law component

Media Internship: people with degree in journalism, communications, human rights or international relations

 

When: from January to June or from July to December

 

Deadline: The openings are usually advertised in October for the January-June internship and April for the July-December internship.

 

Job Description: Alkarama’s internship programme – in both our Legal and Communication departments – provides opportunities for young graduates with an interest in the Arab world to gain experience in a multicultural NGO, working in cooperation with the United Nations, to defend victims of human rights violations in the MENA region. Alkarama’s interns have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the work of the organisation, thus gaining a valuable experience that can be carried forward through the rest of their careers. Alkarama offers full-time internships lasting for six months in its Geneva headquarters.

LEGAL INTERNSHIP

The work of legal interns includes a variety of tasks such as research, interviewing of victims and recording of testimonies, drafting of complaints for submission to the UN human rights protection mechanisms, attendance and note-taking at UN conferences including the Human Rights Council, the Universal Periodic Review and the sessions of the Treaty Bodies, synthesizing of information about individual cases of human rights violations, and drafting of reports.

MEDIA INTERNSHIP

The media intern is working closely with his/her colleagues of both the legal and media departments. The work includes writing news stories for Alkarama’s website, publishing articles, maintaining and monitoring social media networks (Twitter/Facebook) and media contacts’ database. The intern is also expected to contribute to the production of audio-visual work.

 

Requirements:

LEGAL INTERNSHIP

The ideal legal intern holds a Masters degree in law or social sciences with an international law component, speaks and writes fluently French or English with preferably a working knowledge of the other, with Arabic being a valuable asset. The applicant should also have strong analytical and writing skills and a demonstrated interest in human rights and the Middle East.

 

MEDIA INTERNSHIP

The ideal communications intern holds a degree in journalism, communications, human rights or international relations, previous experience in a news, communications or campaigning organisation, a good understanding of social media and multimedia tools. The intern must also have an excellent command of English, with preferably a working knowledge of French and/or Arabic and a demonstrated interest in politics and the media in the Arab world.

 

Wage: paid

 

Application process: when available, the application form will be on this site

 

Useful Links:

Vacancy

 

Useful Contacts:

Alkarama Foundation | 150 route de Ferney

CH-1211 Genève 2

Phone: +41 22 734 1006

Fax: +41 22 734 1034





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