Vacancies

Human Rights Defenders Fellowship - New York 

The ISHR Human Rights Defenders Fellowship provides invaluable training and experience for a recent graduate preparing for a career in international human rights. Through a combination of research and analysis, advocacy, capacity building, and media work, the Fellow will work closely with the ISHR Director and program staff, contributing to our work supporting human rights defenders, strengthening human rights systems, building and leading human rights coalitions, and responding to significant and systemic situations of concern. The Fellowship is a 12-month position. The Fellow will be based in either Geneva or New York (contingent in part on work authorisation). Some international travel may be required depending on the project(s) and role assigned to the Fellow. Deadline for application: 1 January 2018. How to apply.

Human Rights Defenders Internship - New York 

The ISHR Human Rights Defenders internship offers a unique opportunity to view the United Nations human rights system at work in New York. It provides hands-on experience working for an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) as well as the opportunity to contribute to our work supporting human rights defenders, strengthening human rights systems, building and leading human rights coalitions, and responding to significant and systemic situations of concern. Deadline for application: 8 December 2017. How to apply.

Visual Communications Intern - New York

This internship with ISHR offers a unique opportunity for communications students and professionals to learn about, be involved in and develop the communications and social media activities of a leading international human rights non-governmental organisation (NGO). It provides hands-on experience working for an international NGO, as well as the opportunity to contribute to our work supporting human rights defenders, strengthening human rights systems, building and leading human rights coalitions, and responding to significant and systemic situations of concern. How to apply