Internship posted by: Physicians for Human Rights
Posted on: March 1, 2013
Reporting to the Senior Manager of Institutional Development, the intern will support all fundraising activities including prospect research and grant tracking. Interns will also be assisting with data management, having the opportunity to learn two of the foremost non-profit constituent management systems: Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge and Convio.
Interns will provide essential support to the department and learn what it takes to keep a nonprofit running from the ground-up while being involved in all facets of a busy team.
Internships are unpaid and require a minimum of 15 hours per week. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is necessary and a desire to learn is required.
Key Responsibilities include:
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is an independent not-for-profit organization that mobilizes the specialized skills, rigor and passion of health professionals and scientists to investigate and stop egregious violations of human rights. PHR focuses on mass atrocities and severe human rights violations against individuals. PHR conducts research and investigations globally, and advocates for the:
PHR was founded in 1986 based on the idea that health professionals, with their scientific expertise, ethical commitment, and credible voices, are uniquely positioned to address human rights violations. Today, PHR's expertise and voice is sought by human rights organizations, governments, United Nations agencies, international courts and tribunals, and local and regional groups. The integrity of PHR's research and investigations allows its work with others to raise awareness and press for change on the most severe human rights violations of the day. PHR is a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Headquartered in Cambridge, MA with a small public policy office in Washington DC, PHR is a 501(c)3 organization with an annual budget of approximately $6 million. Served by a dedicated staff of 32 and a distinguished 18-member Board of Directors, and cadres of expert consultants and volunteers, PHR is supported primarily by multi-year grants from foundations, governments, members and individual donors.
PHR currently focuses on Torture, Mass Atrocities, Rape in War and the Persecution of Health Workers.
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