World Law Internship Program (Summer 2017)

Employer
World Service Authority
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 06, 2017
Closes
Apr 01, 2017
Industry
Law, Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

Undergraduate, graduate and law students who are interested in educating about, promoting and advocating human rights and world citizenship are encouraged to apply for this 3 month, 15-20 (or more) hours per week internship (hours are flexible). Interns write to individuals whose rights have been violated and contact heads of state and ministries in order to expose violations and demand redress on the individuals' behalf. You will research and apply various human rights declarations and treaties as well as national constitutions and international human rights procedures when applicable.

Qualifications: Excellent communication skills required and multi-lingual applicants (especially French speakers) are preferred. An interest or activism in peace, law and global politics is helpful. For more information, please contact: David Gallup, Esq., General Counsel and Internship Coordinator at 202-638-2662 in Washington, DC.

To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, 2-3 page writing sample and a list of references. Please mail to World Service Authority, 5 Thomas Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20005 or email to legal@worldservice.org