Login to your account
Don't have an account yet?
Create your own account and receive notifications of opportunities of your interest, save the opportunity you like and discuss.
Open Society Internship for Rights and Governance (Fully Funded)

Open Society Internship for Rights and Governance (Fully Funded)

Fully Funded
Country: UK
City: London
Looks like you haven't logged in.
Login to save opportunities.


The Open Society Internship for Rights and Governance is a global initiative that identifies, cultivates, and supports the next generation of human rights practitioners. Moreover, the internship program invests in promising individuals who are poised to foster and sustain open societies. The foundation trains them to contribute to a more strategic, impactful human rights practice.

Open Society Foundation chooses among the ranks of graduate programs where the participants have an interest in public policy and related subjects at a consortium of universities around the world. Through their participation in a two-week intensive Clinical Seminar and an 8- or 12-week internship, grantees and alumni form a network of dedicated practitioners united by common values across a broad range of fields.

Fully Funded Open Society Internship

The Open Society Internship for Rights and Governance program is fully funded. The Open Society Foundation will cover the cost of grantee travel and accommodations during the clinical seminar and internship period. The grantee will further receive a stipend to cover both the seminar and internship. The stipend is comprehensive and will include a per diem as well as visa costs, travel insurance, and currency conversion fees. However, OSF will not be responsible for any costs that exceed the allocated stipend.

Who is eligible for the Open Society Internship for Rights and Governance?

Candidates from selected universities are only eligible for the Open Society Internship for Rights and Governance program. Further, the applicants should meet the criteria which include:

  • Demonstration of a strong interest in human rights and governance.
  • Further, demonstration of professional and academic achievement and potential.
  • Likewise, the applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to pursuing a career that advances human rights and/or good governance.
  • Applicant demonstrates the ability to work effectively with others while maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • The applicant also demonstrates the ability to work in a multicultural environment.

How to apply for the Open Society Foundation Internship?

The candidates will require to complete the online application form to apply for the internship. Further, the candidates may only submit the completed applications. To complete the application, the candidates should provide:

  • Personal Information including contact information,
  • Academic History as well as professional history
  • 3 Essay including Personal Statement, Statement of Interest in Human Rights and Governance and Internship Experience Preference
  • Language Skills and Other necessary documentation


The Open Society Foundation has not set a closing date for the Internship Program. However, the foundation encourages to apply for the internship early.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerOpen Society Foundation
Contact the organizer[email protected]



Your email address will not be published. Fields marked with * are required.