Nov 1: CHRGJ Summer Internship Deadline

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NYU’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRG) is accepting applications for its full-time 10-week summer internship program, which will run from June 4, 2018 to August 10, 2018. Applications are due November 1, 2017.

The Center houses the Global Justice Clinic, the Just Security online forum, and two UN experts and their research staff: the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights and the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to truth, justice, reparation, and guarantees of non-recurrence (transitional justice). Center faculty and staff will be working across a diverse range of issues, including:

  • Access to justice and legal empowerment
  • American poverty and human rights
  • Artificial intelligence and its impact on the human rights of the poor
  • Arts and human rights
  • Community-based human rights monitoring and data analysis
  • Corporate accountability and remedies for human rights violations by corporate actors
  • Data visualization and human rights
  • Human rights methodology
  • Legal empowerment
  • National security law and international law involving use of force and armed conflict
  • Rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities to free, prior, and informed consent
  • Tax policy and human rights
  • Transitional justice
  • Trauma and resilience among human rights defenders

Interns will work will include legal research, writing, and advocacy support and will participate in a series of educational seminars held every two weeks. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone seeking to enhance their knowledge of human rights law and practice and/or to pursue a career in public interest and social justice.

Read here for application instructions.

 

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