The Summer research intern will be assisting research staff in exploring the possible connection between disinformation and violent extremism/gun violence in the United States as it impacts human rights.
This intern can temporarily work remotely but must be located in one of the states where AIUSA offices are located; New York City, Boston, Chicago, ATL, California, Washington, D.C.
- Prior experience with a Human Rights Clinic, preferably one with which Amnesty has previously partnered
- Experience researching the intersection of extremism, gun violence and human rights
- Experience working in a fast-paced environment
- Experience with sensitive information and confidential materials
- Experience analyzing online disinformation that leads to misinformed and violent action.
- Experience tracking and collecting data re: human rights violations and domestic U.S. protests, marches and rallies
- Knowledge of research methodology models
- Knowledge of digital data verification tools and systems
- Knowledge of international human rights mechanisms and treaties
- Knowledge of public policy as it relates to the right to protest, police violence and gun violence
- Knowledge of tracking and mapping human rights violations in the U.S.
- Ability to work independently in a remote setting with minimal supervision