Paid Human Rights Internship Opportunity

I’ve recently come across an interesting website www.internwise.co.uk, which advertises various internship opportunities, amongst which I uncovered something in the human rights domain.

Take a look and let me know if I can be of any help to you with regards how to approach your application. Please do direct all enquiries about the role and application process itself to the named person on the job description.

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Advocacy Intern  

Posted by:
Christian Solidarity Worldwide | Public profile »
Region:
Greater London 
Location details:
Near New Malden 
Job Sector:
Charity & Volunteering 
Period:
10 Months + 
Type:
Part-time 
Remuneration:
Paid 
Post date:
17/05/2012 
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Description

An exciting opportunity to gain valuable experience on the frontlines of human rights research and advocacy, providing a voice for victims of religious persecution and injustice all over the world. As an intern gaining experience in human rights advocacy, you will assist CSW’s highly experienced team of advocates, documenting violations of religious freedom and bringing the plight of those persecuted for their faith to the attention of governments, parliamentarians, media and the general public.

1 October 2012-19 July 2013
4 days per week [28 hours] 9-5pm
Salary: £9,013 per annum (£11,266.00 FTE)
Based in our offices near New Malden, Surrey.

The Person
A committed Christian with a good degree and a passion for human rights, you will be required to have excellent research and writing skills, demonstrate initiative and be able to work well under pressure. You will have a passion for speaking out for the persecuted and oppressed, and an interest in religious liberty. Ideally you will have had some experience of the countries in which we work and foreign language skills would be an advantage.

Closing date for full applications: 12.00 noon onThursday 14 June 2012.

This post falls within the definition of an Occupational Requirement for the job holder to be a committed Christian as per the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 & Equality Act 2010.

Christian Solidarity Worldwide [CSW] is an organisation working for religious freedom through advocacy and human rights, in the pursuit of justice.

Contact Jane Bave janebave@csw.org.uk for an application pack

Qualifications

All details in the application pack

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