Internship posted by: Physicians for Human Rights
Posted on: March 1, 2013
Summer & Fall 2013
About the Internship
Reporting to the Program Associate, the Research Intern for the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones will assist with new and forthcoming investigations, as well as working on and elaborating on existing projects. The intern will be responsible for conducting in-depth background investigations on relevant topics, including, but not limited to, preparing for international field investigations, conducting in depth background legal and policy research on sexual violence in our target countries.
Key Responsibilities include:
Researching and analyzing relevant legal and public health policy materials on sexual violence in the five target countries;
Ability to communicate in French is an asset.
About the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones:
PHR's Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones is a multi-year training and advocacy program targeting five neighboring African countries. These are Kenya, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, South Sudan and the Central African Republic. The program's goal is to support prosecution of individual and mass acts of sexual violence through comprehensive, collaborative training of lawyers, doctors, nurses and law enforcement personnel in the proper documentation of rape for evidentiary purposes.
Send your resume/CV and cover letter to:
Indicate SVCZ Internship in the subject line.
Please let us know start and end date of your availability and how many hours per week you can devote.