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Asia Division Internship at Human Rights Watch

Asia Division Internship at Human Rights Watch in Australia

Country: Australia
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The Asia Division of Human Rights Watch calls application for Asia Division Internship in Sydney, Office. The interns will focus on projects surrounding domestic and international issues of Australia. Ideally, interns will be available for three months beginning in early-mid October 2020 with the possibility to extend. Dates and schedules are flexible.


Interns will primarily contribute to undertaking background desk research, monitoring press coverage and updating lists, and outreach tasks regarding human rights in the Asia region, with a particular focus on Australia. Other projects may be assigned as they arise and match the intern’s interests.


Applicants for Asia Division Internship at Human Rights Watch must have the following qualifications

  • Interns must be currently enrolled students for the duration of the internship.
  • This position is basically best for individuals interested in interning in a large, well-organized, international non-profit organization.
  • Also, applicants should be well-organized, self-motivated, and reliable with a strong interest in international human rights.
  • Experience with media, social media, government relations, event planning, and SalesForce is beneficial.
  • Computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office) are strongly preferred.

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch is an international non-profitable organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. Basically, the group pressures some governments, policymakers and human rights abusers to denounce abuse and respect human rights and the group often works on behalf of refugees, children, migrants, and political prisoners. It has a headquarter in the Empire State Building in New York City, United States of America.

COVID-19 Notice 

Due to COVID-19, many of HRW offices remain closed or are open at a limited capacity. HRW prioritizes the safety of our interns. In locations that have eased office restrictions and are open at a limited capacity, interns are not expected to report to the office and remote arrangements will remain an option for the foreseeable future. However, interns may have the option of reporting to an office on a voluntary basis in accordance with HRW’s COVID-19 policies.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline23 October,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerHuman Rights Watch



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