The Refugee Representation intern will assist the team by providing general support. We are looking for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students who have a strong interest in and commitment to human rights, are fluent in a relevant second language (Spanish, French, Arabic, Mandarin and Russian, among others), want to work on behalf of asylum-seekers, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills.
The professional experience that the non legal intern will gain is assisting staff members in conducting screenings, intake interviews, intake write-ups, legal research, drafting supporting declarations for clients and potential asylum clients and keep clients and legal team informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.; All done remotely using video conference technologies.
We seek part-time interns during each spring internship (15 hours per week minimum). We would also consider having interns remain with our program for the entire academic year. Interns will work remotely. All internships are unpaid.
The Refugee Representation program works to provide indigent asylum seekers with quality legal representation in their asylum cases. The program also advocates for legal reform and policy change on issues affecting asylum seekers in the United States.department is seeking an intern to join our team. The Communications Intern will have the opportunity to learn about the breadth of Human Rights First’s policy and advocacy work, and how the communications department supports this work through branding, public relations, and communications strategy.The intern will have diverse responsibilities across the department with opportunities to work in media relations, digital content creation, writing, website development, and video production. This internship is a great opportunity for a creative and motivated individual to gain hands-on experience shaping and executing Human Rights First’s communications strategy.