International Human Rights Internships
International Human Rights Internships: The International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) is an international non-governmental organisation based in Geneva, at the heart of the United Nations human rights system, with a small branch office in New York.
International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) is established in supporting and facilitating the work of human rights defenders with the United Nations system and regional human rights systems.
It works at national, regional and international levels.
Internships with International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) offer unique opportunities for human rights activists to observe and learn about both the UN human rights system and the international human rights non-governmental community.
The principal focus of the internships will be learning about the workings of the international human rights system.
Geneva is the hub of international human rights activity and the focus of much activity by governments, and national and regional human rights organisations.
Length of internships
Internships are offered for a minimum period of 3 months and a maximum period of 6 months.
It strongly favours applications from those who are willing to commit to a longer internship.
Applications should be forwarded at least three months in advance of the anticipated start date in order to ensure work permit and visa.
Applications for internships are accepted all year round unless otherwise stated.
Application processv Applicants should submit an Application Form and CV (with two references) with a clear indication to which programme they would like to apply.
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