Kenya Human Rights Commission Internships

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Kenya Human Rights Commission Internships

The KHRC Internship Programme is one of the leading programmes in the Kenyan democracy and governance sector in terms of offering hands-on training for human rights practitioners.

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The Commission hosts between 15 and 18 interns annually and fully involves them in all aspects of its operations.

Application requirements:

 

  • Interns should apply to the Internship Committee at the Kenya Human Rights Commission.
  • A letter describing why you are interested in interning with the Kenya Human Rights Commission and what special skills or experience you have that would fit with our programmes.
  • A resume / curriculum vitae showing academic accomplishment, work experience, volunteer experience etc. Please include your email address.
  • The names, phone numbers and email addresses of two references (one academic and one work-related preferred).Please include the title and organisation of the referees and a few words indicating the context of your work with them.
  • A brief unedited (professionally) writing sample that should be an academic essay roughly five pages long on any issue around human rights.International applicants only:
  • Summer internships require a minimum commitment of twelve weeks.Fall and Spring teams usually involve a commitment of 3 months.If your availability does not match the time period above, please inquire about alternatives.

    Internship Dates:

    1st quarter Team (January – March)

    Deadline for receipt of applications – December 1st

    Advise applicants by; December 18th

    2nd Quarter Team (April – June)

    Deadline for receipt of applications – March 1st

    Advise applicants by; March 18th

    3rd Quarter Team (July – September)

    Deadline for receipt of applications; June 1st

    Advise applicants by; June 18th

    4th Quarter Team (October – December)

    Deadline for receipt of applications; September 1st

    Advise applicants by; September 18th

    International Applicants:

    Summer Team: May – August

    (Firm application deadline February 1st)

For more information and application, see: Kenya Human Rights Commission Internships – Paid internship positions

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