Internship Opportunities at HRI
Through Columbia Law School, students are able to access internships that provide experience and the opportunities to advocate for human rights. Students are given the chance to choose from internships around the world, all dealing with significant human rights topics, from helping establish the International Criminal Tribunals in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia, to researching prison conditions in Sri Lanka, to assisting in the writing of a Freedom of Information Act for Guatemala. Training is available prior to internships, allowing students more substantive assignments.
Columbia Law School guarantees summer funding for human rights internships at a broad range of organization both in the U.S. and abroad. For more information on the Human Rights Internships Summer Program for Columbia Law School students, please visit the Social Justice Initiatives website.
Internships are also available with the HRI team, open to all Columbia students in areas such as communication, program management.
Summer 2020 Vacancies:
HRI’s Communications Intern will provide holistic communications support to HRI’s team. This person will participate in support tasks for all of the Institute’s public relations, marketing, internal and University-wide communications, media monitoring, content creation, design projects, social media, and website maintenance. The Intern will gain a close understanding of communications and marketing work in the non-profit sector, in addition to in-depth exposure to the Institute’s work overall. For more information, click here.