We are looking for remote spring interns to join our team. The position is ideal for an undergraduate or graduate student interested in law, human rights, and global development. Interns and volunteers at IJDH are unpaid, but IJDH is willing to work with student applicants looking to obtain school credit. Strong preference for interns who can start late January and commit to a schedule of at 12-15 hours per week during regular business hours.
● Support the research, drafting, and production of advocacy and briefing materials on global human rights topics, with a focus on Haiti, including accountability, women’s rights, legal empowerment, and access to justice;
● Conduct research and analysis, and draft content on latest developments regarding Haiti human rights issues for public advocacy and outreach;
● Support IJDH staff on tasks that may include updating the IJDH website, preparing article summaries, creating content for social media and the website, and writing and updating informational and promotional materials;
● Assist with development operations, such as entering information into our donor database, and researching prospective foundations and donors
● Support translation and proofreading, if applicable; and
● Other duties as assigned.
● Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including ability to synthesize and both clearly and concisely communicate information;
● Excellent attention to detail, ability to multitask, track and prioritize tasks;
● Highly motivated, dependable self-starter, able to work both independently and collaborate as part of a team;
● A strategic thinker with strong analytical ability and research skills;
● Resourceful problem solver, eager to learn, with a genuine interest in human rights, global development, and advocacy;
● Strong verbal and written skills in French and Haitian Kreyòl a plus; and
● Available 12-15 hours per week during regular business hours starting in late January.