Internship posted by: International Center for Transitional Justice
Posted on: August 28, 2013
The Communications Intern will learn directly about ICTJ's work in key areas of transitional justice and human rights around the world. He or she will gain practical experience of being part of a dynamic communications team, building skills in research, writing, reporting, multimedia, design, and media outreach.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for promoting social justice and a strong interest in communications. She/he will have excellent writing and research skills, as well as a solid understanding of transitional justice concepts. Proficiency in Spanish or Arabic is a plus.
Duties may include:
Interns are encouraged to attend all ICTJ public events, open meetings, and other local human rights-related events to foster their understanding of current trends in transitional justice.
This is a part-time, unpaid internship based in our New York City office, with a time commitment of 20 hours per week for approximately 12 weeks (September-December). Students should check with their academic institution to see if they are eligible to receive academic credit for this internship.
According to Department of State guidelines, we cannot consider applications from students who are not authorized to study in the United States. However, foreign nationals with a valid visa who are enrolled in a U.S. college or university are welcome to apply.
Please send a cover letter describing what you hope to gain from an internship with ICTJ, your resume, and a short writing sample (2-5 pages) by September 1. All materials should be submitted together via e-mail, with the subject line "Communications Internship," to email@example.com