Would you like to engage in drug policy? Would you like to work to counter drug wars and raise awareness about the effects of these substances? Don’t miss this chance and apply now!

 

For simil opportunities visit our section International Organization

 

Organization: The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) is an American organization that promotes and monitors drug policies based on science, compassion, health, and human rights. DPA promotes policies that reduce both drug and drug abuse and seek solutions that promote security, while supporting the sovereignty of individuals on their minds and bodies.

DPA Works to ensure that American drug policies do not arrest, imprison, and harm millions of people, especially young people and people who are disproportionately affected by the war on drugs. The DPA committee embraces both left and right figures who are known for their leadership in business, law, medicine, media and politics - from Sting, Russell Simmons, and Arianna Huffington to ' Former Secretary of State, Defense Secretary, General Surgeon, Attorney General and President of the Federal Reserve

 

Duty Station: New York, USA

 

Open to: all candidates with a strong interest ion cival and human rights

 

Timeframe: from september to december 2017

 

Deadline: 4 august 2017

 

Job Description: intern will be called to carry out the following tasks:

- synthesize existing research to inform on drug policy

- work with academics and researchers

- engage policymakers and the public to advance drug policy reform

- develop and advance policy positions



Qualifications: Candidates must demonstrate interest in ending mass incarceration, addressing racial disparities in the criminal system, protecting civil liberties, and/or reducing harm associated with drug use and our policy responses to drugs. In addition, applicants must meet the following requirements:

- strong research, writing, relationship-building, and problem solving skills

- a great sense of humor and attention to detail

 

Wage: internship is unpaid

 

Application process: for the application candidates must send a cover letter, résumé and a brief (2-4 page) writing sample to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Don’t call DPA office to have information about your own application, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

 

Usefull Links:

Vacancy Page

Drug Policy Alliance Official Website

 

Contact Information:

New York (Headquarters)

131 West 33rd St., 15th Floor

New York, NY 10001

or

330 7th Avenue, 21st Floor

New York, NY 10001

Phone: 212.613.8020

Fax: 212.613.8021

 

Edited by Gregory Marinucci

 

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Would you like to work in the field of human rights? Would you like to engage in the defense of the rights of refugees? Do not miss this opportunity and start your international career with UNHCR!

 

For other similar opportunities visit the section International Organization

 

Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commission for Refugees - is the world's leading organization to save human lives, to protect the rights of millions of refugees, displaced and stateless people in order to build a better future for them. UNHCR works in 123 countries around the world and has over 40 million people. Established by the United Nations General Assembly on December 14, 1950, the agency has since helped more than 60 million people to rebuild their lives. For this reason, two Nobel Peace Prize winners were awarded, the first in 1954, the second in 1981. The UNHCR mandate is to guide and coordinate worldwide refugee protection and the necessary actions to ensure their Well being. Agency works to ensure that everyone can exercise the right of asylum and be safely accepted in another state. Together with governments, UNHCR helps refugees go home, be welcomed in the country where they have been sheltered or in a third country.

 

Duty Station: various stations

 

Open to: graduate students in Law, International Law, political Sciences or related field

 

Timeframe: not specified

 

Deadline: 30/06/2017

 

Job Description: The selected candidates will be called to perform the following tasks:

-  Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management

- Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS

- Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfil their responsibilities mainstreaming protection

- Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed

- Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues

- Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern

- Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners

- Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps

- Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners

- Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary.  

 

Qualifications: ideal candidate must meet the following requirements:

- University degree in Law, International Law, political Sciences or related field

- Minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience with Advanced University/Master¿s Degree (4 years with University/Bachelor¿s Degree)

- Excellent knowledge of English and good working knowledge of another UN language

 

Desirable requirements are:

- Knowledge of UN policies and procedures

- Field experience

- Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts

- Good analytical skills

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting

- Experience of working with persons of concern desirable

- Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential

 

Wage/fee: Salary grade not specified

 

Application process: In order to proceed with the application, you must create your own personal account in the "Sign In" section and follow the procedure for entering the personal data and the CV

 

Usefull Links:

Vacancy Page

UNHCR Official Site

 

Contact Information:

Belgium office:

Vanessa Saenen

Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: +32 2 6275932



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 Are you a business expert and fundraiser with a deep analytical and reporting skills and have you always been hoping to work in the world of NGOs? Amnesty International has the job for you! Do not miss the opportunity and candidates immediately! Amnesty International is looking for a Business Analysis Unit manager

 

For other similar opportunities visit our section Cooperation

 

Organisation: Amnesty International is an international non-governmental organization, founded in 1961, which promotes and defends respect for human rights, declared in the 1948 Human Rights Declaration. The candle wrapped in barbed wire, symbol of the organization, symbolizes with the barbed wire the state of privation into capture camp opposed to lit candle instead emphasizes Amnesty International's main goal is to bring the world's attention to these dramatic situations. The primary purpose of Amnesty International's activities is to defend all those human beings who in particular social conditions are discriminated against by their origins, religious affiliation or political opinion, just because of the many activities and actions in defense of Human dignity against all forms of violence, torture and degradation, Amnesty International, in 1977, received the Nobel Peace Prize. Every year, the organization draws up and publishes a Report on the Status of Human Rights in the World, in paper and digital format, whereby many violations of human rights in the world are denounced every year. Amnesty International's supporters are now about seven million in more than 150 countries

 

Where: Rome

 

Open to: Graduates in Statistics or Economics

 

When: as soon as possible

 

Deadline: 21/05/2017

 

Job Offer: Amnesty International is looking for a Head of Business Analysis Unit that will be responsible for the strategic management of data and data analysis from various sources to support the fundraising program of the association, specifically, the figure should deal with:

- Formulate, design and develop reports, tools and analyses with the goal of developing strategic insights from Amnesty International Italy’s vast amount of data to enhance the fundraising programme and the supporters experience with us

- Perform data analysis to test and monitor effectiveness of fundraising strategies, tools and methodologies through the study of behaviors of supporters

- Through collection of statistical data on the existing base and in relation to the types of historical activities, analyzes and identifies the potential of new market segments

 

Requirements: The candidate must meet the following requirements:

- At least three years of postgraduate professional experience in data analysis with similar tasks and an interest in human rights issues

- proven experience in conducting business analysis, data analysis and preparing business requirements for system development, in performing testing and system deployment

- experience in reporting complex data in an easy and understandable way and elaborate different scenarios

- High proficiency in the use of relational databases and expertise to import and extract data to/from a variety of environments and to create reports, queries and spreadsheets

- good knowledge of highly advanced statistical techniques and tools (SPSS, R, SAS)

- deep business acumen, knowledge of fundraising methods, tools, KPI and strategic business viewpoint

- fluency in oral and written Italian and English

- Ability to work in a team

 

Wage: From € 27,000 to € 29,000 with renewable renewable-year full-time full-time employment contract of one year or two (based on work experience)

 

Application Form: All interested parties will have to submit their updated CV with a Cover Letter and a letter of recommendation from the previous employer, the three documents will only be sent in PDF format and each must be named as follows:

- Name and Surname CV

- Name and Last Name CL

- Name and Surname LR

Documents will be sent to the HR department at the appropriate address (see Useful Links), indicating as a "Data Analysis Senior Officer"

 

Useful Links:

Amnesty International Official Website

Job Offer

HR mail

 

Useful contacts:

Amnesty International

Indirizzo: Via Magenta, 5, 00185 Roma

Telefono: 06 44901

 

Edited by Jasmina Poddi

 

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Working abroad is your dream? Would you engage in the field of human rights to start your career? Don’t lost this chance and apply now!

 

For further similar opportunities visit our section International Organization

 

Organization: Human Rights Watch (HRW) is an American-founded international non-governmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. Founded in 1978 by Robert L. Bernstein, Human Rights Watch is known for his careful study of the facts and an effective use of the means of communication, and defense targeted of Human Rights, often in collaboration with local groups. Every year, Human Rights Watch publishes more than 100 reports on human rights conditions in 90 countries, providing a broad impact on the local and international media. Thanks to his influence, Human Rights Watch manages to get meetings with governments, the United Nations, the African Union, the European Union, financial institutions and many companies, during which promotes changes in policy in favor of human rights and justice throughout the world.

 

Duty station: Stockholm, Sweden

 

Open to: Students possessing the requirements

 

Timeframe: from late August/early September 2017 to mid-January 2018

 

Deadline: Autumn 2017

 

Job Description: The intern will have to deal with:

- learn and take part in HRW advocacy, media, development (fundraising) and outreach events.

- trained on how to conduct human rights advocacy, promote HRW policy

- conduct targeted outreach and draft correspondence

- coordinate and plan events

- conduct general research and assist with prospect research.

- learn about the organisation’s priority human rights issues and gain knowledge of advocacy strategies, outreach, media, fundraising, event management and information tracking.

 

Qualifications: The successful applicant should be exceptionally detail-oriented, well organized and self-motivated with good time management and prioritization skills. Applicants should be reliable and have a strong interest in international human rights. The ideal candidate must have:

- excellent written and oral communication skills in Swedish and English

- a demonstrated interest in fundraising and human rights

- internet research skills and familiarity with MS Office programs, such as Word and Excel, are required

- data entry experience and familiarity with Raiser's Edge or other databases are strongly preferred

- have completed at least three years of university studies or equivalent

 

Wage/Fee: Unpaid

 

Application Process: Candidates have to send their applications clicking on  Click Here to Apply Now. After this create their own profile and follow the procedure.

 

Useful Information: Data entry and processing experience and familiarity with Raiser's Edge or other databases are strongly recommended for selection.



Useful Link:

Internship Page

Human Rights Watch Official Site

 

Contact Information:

350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor

New York, NY 10118-3299 USA

Telefono: +1-212-290-4700

Fax: +1-212-736-1300

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Edited By Gregory Marinucci


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The Human Right Affairs Division of the OHCHR is looking for an intern for a period of time of 3-6 months in Geneva! What are you waiting for? If you are interested in this field this is your best career opportunity

 

For similar opportunity please visit the International Organizations section on our web site



Organization: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. We have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights.

The High Commissioner for Human Rights is the principal human rights official of the United Nations.
The High Commissioner heads OHCHR and spearheads the United Nations' human rights efforts. We offer leadership, work objectively, educate and take action to empower individuals and assist States in upholding human rights.
Its headquarters is in Geneva

 

Duty Station: Geneva

 

Open to: Students and graduated

 

Timeframe: 3/6 months

 

Deadline: October, 18 2017

 

Job description: Under the direction and supervision of the Chief, National Institutions and Regional Mechanisms Section, the intern shall undertake the following activities:
-Assist in facilitating the mainstreaming of the work on National Institutions (NHRIs) as set out in the High Commissioner’s priority aims and objectives for OHCHR
-Assist in functions related to GANHRI and its Sub-Committee on Accreditation
-Web page
-Assist in research regarding NHRIs functions and practices
-Assist in the organization and implementation of seminars, workshops and/or training activities on NHRIs at the national, regional or global level, as directed
-Assist in the preparation of training and information materials concerning NHRIs
-Other tasks as directed by the Chief of Section
-Assist in supporting a variety of initiatives aimed at further strengthening the relationship between OHCHR and civil society actors
-Provide assistance throughout the sessions of the Human Rights Council and its mechanisms and mandates (Universal Periodic Review, Advisory Committee, Social Forum). Working within the Council Secretariat (operating out of Palais des Nations for the duration of the session), the intern will facilitate access of NGOs to the Human Rights Council (processing of written statements, access to speakers lists, the holding of NGOs’ parallel events, attend NGOs’ parallel events, prepare summaries accordingly, and provide guidance to NGO participants)
-Assist in responding to daily requests and correspondence addressed to the Civil Society Unit’s e-mail address; the intern will also be contributing to the systematization of the responses given and to analyze trends and most common requests;
-Assist in implementing the Section’s work plan throughout the internship
-Other tasks as directed by the Chief of Section

 

Qualifications:

- Communication. Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed

- Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings

- Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients ” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view ; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect ; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions ; monitors on-going developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems ; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects ; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client

Applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements: Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); Have graduated with a university degree, as defined above, and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation

- Be computer-literate in standard software applications

- Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideas of the Charter

- Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views

- English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship. Knowledge of an additional UN language is an asset

 

Wage/fees: The internship is unpaid

 

Application process: Completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The cover note must include:
-Title of degree you are currently pursuing.
-Graduation Date (When will you be/have graduating/graduated from the programme?)
-IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.
-Top three areas of interest.
-Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship.
-Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme.

In your Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experience, IT skills and three references

Submit all requested documents going to the Inspira platform and following the instructions

 

Useful links:

OHCHR Internship

Inspira platform

OHCHR web site

 

Contact information:

Contact page



Edited by Sara Candido

 

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Do you aim to work to promote critical research that theorises and provides understanding of poverty in a global context? Apply now for the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) and you will have the opportunity to work in an international environment as part of CROP's administrative Secretariat in Bergen!

 

For similar opportunities click here!

 

Organization: The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) Secretariat is located at the University of Bergen and has been established to promote research that provides a deep understanding of poverty and its causes in a global context. In consultation with the CROP Scientific Committee, it is responsible for the effective development, implementation and evaluation of the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty. CROP has two institutional sponsors, the University of Bergen and the International Social Science Council (ISSC), and in 2009 the ISSC signed an agreement which incorporated CROP into the university's academic and administrative environment. Through projects, working groups and fellows, CROP’s Scientific Committee, emanates periodically publications, communications and events that helps researchers to understand the causes of poverty and how to defeat it

 

Duty Station: Bergen, Norway

 

Open to: College students

 

Timeframe: Internships are available throughout the year (except July and August), from 2 to 6 months

 

Deadline: March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1

 

Job Description: Successful candidates will take part to the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty hosted by the University of Bergen (UiB) and tasks performed by interns will vary according to the needs and ongoing projects of CROP. Ideally, interns will:

- create content for social media accounts (Twitter, YouTube)  

- organise and attending meetings, workshops or conferences  

- draft reports and general administrative documents  

- research information for reports

- lead video and web editing

 

Qualification: Applicants should have the following qualifications

- be university students whose home institutions will give them credit for the time spent at CROP (for examples through the Erasmus+ programme)

- have a relevant educational background in Social Studies, Development Studies, Political Science, International Relations

- have excellent English language skills (spoken and written Level C1)

- knowledge of other languages is an advantage

 

Wage/Fees: Not provided

 

Application process: Candidates must send their cv and documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Useful Links:

Link at the call

 

Contact information:

CROP Secretariat,

P.O. Box 7800, 5020

Bergen, NORWAY.

Phone +47 55 58 97 44

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Edited by Marta Della Monaca

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Are you interested in conflict issues, peace building, security, and human rights? Apply now for an internship at Fund for Peace a US non governmental organization

 

Organization: The Fund for Peace is an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit organization that works around the Globe in order to prevent violent conflict and to offer a wide range of initiatives focused on the central objective of promoting sustainable security through research, training and education, engagement of civil society, building bridges across diverse sectors, and developing innovative technologies and tools for policy makers. The mission is to create practical tools and approaches for conflict mitigation and to highlight the ability of a state to solve its own problems peacefully without an external military or administrative presence

 

Duty Station: Washington, D.C.

 

Open to/Destinatari: Current graduate or undergraduate student (or a recent graduate) seeking experience in the NGO sector and with all the qualifications

 

Timeframe: At least 3 months. According to organizations needs, it could be possible to extend internship period

 

Deadline: Fund for Peace offers internships in its Washington, D.C. headquarters every semester

 

Job description:  Interns are given great responsibility to manage their own projects and conduct their own research, they offer significant responsibility and are provided with practical experience in the international relations field with excellent work experience and exposure to international and NGO communities.Intern responsibilities can include:

- conflict analysis

- researching and writing articles and reports

- assisting with editing and proofreading

- monitoring and updating essential country-specific data

- providing support to The Fund for Peace’s public events

- attending conferences and roundtables on behalf of The Fund for Peace

 

Qualifications:

- experience with or understanding of the Fund for Peace’s programmatic areas

- excellent written and oral communication skills

- solid organizational abilities

- individual initiative and flexibility

- strong research and computer skills

- a great sense of humor

 

Wage/fees: It depends on your work hours:

- Part-time - $125 per month

- Full-time - $250 per month

 

Application process: Apply for the Internship online here. Before applying, please ensure that you have read the guidelines here. The Fund for Peace staff  is avaible to assist candidates during the Visa process 

 

Useful links:

About The Fund for Peace

Internship call

 

Contact information/ Contatti: Contact FFP on Facebook

1101 14th Street NW | Suite 1020 | Washington, D.C. 20005 | +1 202 223 7940

 

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Edited by Marta Simoncini

 

Are you a graduated student willing to experience an in-depth analysis in the human rights field in the UK? The University of Sussex gives you this great opportunity: apply now and don’t miss it!

 

For further similar opportunities visit our section Education

 

Organization: The University of Sussex is a leading education and research institution near Brighton, in the south of England. Sussex university was founded in the 1960s and received its Royal Charter in 1961. Sussex is a leading research university, as reflected in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) which claimed that over 75 per cent of research activity at Sussex is categorised as world leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour. The University of Sussex has over 14,000 students of which over a third are postgraduates. Furthermore, creative thinking, pedagogic variety, intellectual challenge and interdisciplinarity have always been fundamental values for Sussex education whose goal is to deliver teaching and learning programmes attractive to students from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds and which deliver skills for life

 

 Duty station: Falmer, near Brighton, in the South of England  

 

Open to: International Students with required qualifications

 

Timeframe: The duration varies depending on whether a MPhil or a PhD is chosen. Generally:

- a MPhil lasts three years time if full time and four years time if part time. It goes less in depth than a PhD and the final degree title is Master of Philosophy

- a PhD lasts four years if full time and six years if part time

 

Deadline: Also the deadline varies depending on the period chosen for starting the degree and on the registration opening time which are three during the year:

- in December for the January session  

- in April for the May session

- early September for the September session

 

Job description: Candidates will be involved in the human rights research field beyond a narrow legalistic approach also dealing with expert faculty and exploring how humans are socially embedded in wider processes of poverty, violence, identity, globalisation and the emergence of global forms of governance.

Candidates will also benefit from strong international networks within the university during their activities

 

Qualifications: Candidates must fulfill the following required qualifications:

- A Master degree in a discipline relevant to the Human Rights research area. Applicants should also submit an outline research proposal (four to five pages) indicating the nature, ambitions and primary questions of the research project

- IELTS 6.5 final score with not less than 6.0 in each section

- An upper second-class undergraduate honours degree or equivalent international qualification

 

Wage: Not specified

 

Application process: Candidates can apply for up to three postgraduate programmes. If applying for more than one degree, candidates must submit a research proposal specific to each area of study he or she applies for.

Candidates are required to submit the following documents for the application:

- Research proposal

- Undergraduate or Masters degree certificate (if available)

- Two academic references (one of the references must be from your most recent university)

- CV

If the undergraduate or Masters degree certificate is not written in English, candidates must submit a certified English translation of it. In case of being an international student applying for a science or engineering-based programme, candidates may need approval from the Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) to be accepted

 

Useful links:

 

Official website of Sussex University

Vacancy Page

How to apply Page

 

Contacts information:

 

Research Student Administration Office  

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+44 (0) 1273 876550

 

 

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Are you interested in the world of Human Rights? Do not miss the opportunity of an internship in Sanremo on the basic issues of law.

 

For other similar opportunities to visit the International Organizations section

 

Organization: IIHL, International Institute of Humanitarian Law, is a humanitarian organization recognized by the Minister of Foreign Affairs as an independent and non-profit institution . Established in 1970 with its headquarters in Villa Ormond in Sanremo, it has become a center of excellence in education and research, for the dissemination of international humanitarian law in all its aspects. The liaison office is based in  Geneva - Switzerland. Institute's main activity is the promotion and development of international humanitarian law, human rights, refugee law, the rights of migrants and all related disciplines that are exhibited in a lot of activities: training, organization of conferences, seminars and roundtables, research and publications. The Institute works closely with the major international organizations with a humanitarian vocation such as UNESCO and NATO

 

 

Duty Station: Sanremo,Italy

 

Open to: Graduates with necessary qualifications

 

Timeframe: The duration of this internship should be at least of four months

 

Deadline: Open

 

Job description: The Institute offers prospective interns the opportunity of spending a period of time dedicated to the assistance in the preparation of its activities in particular about human and international right

 

Qualifications: Perfect candidates:

- graduates and post-graduates

-interested in the fields of international humanitarian law, human rights, refugee law, migration law, international relations and all related disciplines.

 

Wage/fees: Not specified

 

Application process: All those interested are kindly invited to send an updated CV and the application form (click here) duly filled to Mr. Gian Luca Beruto at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Useful links:

Internship link

IIHL

More information about Sanremo,city of flowers,are here

 

 

Contact information:

Villa Ormond

C.so Cavallotti 113 18038 Sanremo - Italy

Phone 1: +39 0184541848

Phone 2: +39 0184500420

Phone 3: +39 01841956065

Fax 1: + 39 0184541600

Fax 2: + 39 0184573982

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Are you interested in human rights issues? The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights offers graduate students internships throughout the year. Apply now!

 

Organization: OHCHR represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. It has a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights. The High Commissioner heads OHCHR and spearheads the United Nations' human rights efforts. OHCHR offers leadership, work objectively, educate and take action to empower individuals and assist States in upholding human rights

 

Duty Station: The internship programme may be offered at any duty station of the Secretariat designated as a family duty station  

 

Open to: Graduate students in a field of work of United Nations

 

Timeframe: Two semesters in a year: January-June and July-December

 

Deadline: 30 April  – Selection process: May/June    

                31 October – Selection process: November/December  

Job description: This internship is intended to increase the intern's understanding of current human rights issues at the international level and give them an insight into the work of the United Nations and OHCHR in particular. Moreover, it provides OHCHR and the United Nations Human Rights mechanisms with the assistance and the contribution of outstanding young students or graduates. The relationship between the Organization and the intern is one of mutual benefit. Interns are assigned to an organizational unit of OHCHR according to the needs of the Office and their own areas of interest. They are involved in: researching human rights issues, drafting analytical papers and reports, providing substantive and technical servicing of meetings, backstopping fact-finding and technical cooperation activities as well as field operations and supporting other OHCHR activities, depending on the exigencies of the Office. As part of the internship programme, OHCHR endeavours to brief interns through a series of information sessions on human rights issues conducted by staff of the Office

 

Qualifications:

- One of the follow academic requirements: be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); if already graduated, must commence the internship, if selected, within a one-year period of graduation

- Study disciplines related to the work of the United Nations, e.g. International Law, Political Science, History, Social Sciences. Preference will be given to those, within these disciplines, who have specialized in human rights issues

- Have a good command of at least two of the six official languages of the United Nations, i.e. English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian and Chinese. Drafting ability in either English or French is required

 

Wage/fees: Interns are not remunerated. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions

 

Application process:

Applicants should submit the following documentation:

- A duly completed, stamped, dated and signed internship application form

- A list of courses taken, transcripts of grades or diplomas

- A written sample of research work or an abstract of academic papers (3-12 pages maximum)

- A proof of enrolment in graduate studies

- A proof of enrolment in a health insurance plan

Selected candidates are normally informed approximately one month before the starting date of the internship. Due to the large number of applicants, OHCHR is unable to inform unsuccessful candidates. Unsuccessful candidates may re-apply for following periods.

 

Address for applications:

Internship Programme - Internship Coordinator - Administrative Section

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Please send all applications either as scanned documents in PDF format or as WORD attachments and limit the number of documents to two maximum. The naming convention for documents is:

LAST NAME First Name - Application

When applying for an internship, candidates should indicate the semester and the dates of the period for which they wish to be considered

 

Useful links:

More info and instructions about the internship

OHCHR website  

 

Contact information:

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The editorial staff of carriereinternazionali.com is not responsible for the reliability of the information contained in this article. If you want any further information concerning this vacancy, please contact the proposing organization.

 

Edited by Tatiana Camerota

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