Pubblicato su stage4eu il: 18/06/2021 Human Rights Watch, Disability Rights Division Intern

Human Rights Watch
Rue de Trèves 45, Brussels, Belgio
Legale/Affari internazionali, Solidarietà/Diritti umani
4-6 mesi. Inizio: ottobre 2021 
Non retribuito
Benefit: rimborso spese pranzo e trasporto pubblico
L'offerta scade il 15/08/2021
Posti disponibili Non specificato
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Attività:
  • Conducting background desk research on a range of disability rights issues, including violence against people with disabilities, prisoners with disabilities, access to education, involuntary detention, and people with disabilities in humanitarian emergencies;
  • Drafting advocacy documents such as press releases, letters, op-eds, and submissions to the United Nations;
  • Participating in EU meetings and meetings with disability experts, as the opportunity arises; and
  • Other projects may be assigned as they arise and match the intern’s interests and abilities.

Students may also have opportunities to attend lectures, trainings, events relating to human rights, as well as network with other HRW interns, volunteers, and employees. As an HRW intern, students will take skills acquired in school and apply them in a professional setting.

 

Due to COVID-19, many of our offices remain closed or are open at a limited capacity. HRW prioritizes the safety of our interns. In locations that have eased office restrictions and are open at a limited capacity, interns are not expected to report to the office and remote arrangements will remain an option for the foreseeable future. However, interns may have the option of reporting to an office on a voluntary basis in accordance with HRW’s COVID-19 policies.

Requisiti principali:
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate-level academic program for the duration of the internship. The internship must be a required part of the intern’s academic program.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required;
  • Fluency in another language is desirable;
  • Well-organized, self-motivated, and reliable candidates are desirable;
  • Previous desk research experience with an understanding of, and a strong interest in international human rights is preferred;
  • Interest and/or experience in the disability rights field is desirable;
  • Relevant coursework in disability rights, human rights, law, and/or policy is a plus; and
  • Internet research and computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office, internet applications) are required. 
  • Students are strongly encouraged to secure external funding through grants or scholarships, such as the Erasmus+ program or other similar programs;
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