This internship is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in applying communications skills and strategies to international affairs, women's studies, human rights, and international law. In working closely with the GJC leadership and staff, as well as the international women's groups we collaborate with, the intern will learn directly from experts in the field. We value our interns, and give them plenty of opportunities for creativity, academic growth, exposure to current trends and issues in international human rights law, and most importantly, the ability to make a strong contribution to a pioneering international human rights legal organization.
Specific duties may include:
- Posting content, editing and updating the GJC website.
- Drafting social content for GJC's Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook accounts.
- Writing regular blog posts on current events and GJC’s work.
- Working to strengthen a communications and press outreach strategy.
- Assisting with the logistics for special events.
- Other administrative and research duties as needed.
- Interest in and knowledge of women's rights, international relations, law, public policy, transitional justice, and/or non-profit administration.
- Familiarity with social media tools, database, desktop, and web publishing software.
- Strong written skills, comfortable writing daily and under deadline for a variety of channels.
- Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and perform a wide variety of tasks, over the course of the workday.
- Proactive in suggesting stories and social media strategies.
- Motivated, enthusiastic, and willing to learn.
- Experience with graphic design and HTML a plus.
Interns must be willing to work at least 20 hrs/week for the duration of the internship.
Due to limited resources, the Global Justice Center encourages interns to seek outside funding or university course credit for their internships. In the event that outside funding cannot be secured, the Global Justice Center will provide a modest, one-time stipend to help defray living costs. The internship stipend is not considered salary or meant as work compensation. Accepted interns will receive more information regarding stipends upon their acceptance notice.