Deadline: June 30, 2020
The Human Projects is currently seeking several remote interns for Summer 2020. Interns can apply to work on several projects including developing human rights educational programs, assisting with the translation of human rights educational materials, and assisting with researching and interviewing changemakers for the Young Changemakers Archive.
The Human Projects is a global nonprofit empowering young leaders to solve human rights issues in their own communities and providing innovative human rights education programs to schools and nonprofits around the world. Over the past three years, Human Projects has provided over 18,700 programs to participants in 118 countries.
2020 Internship Projects
30 Human Rights Textbook: The 30 Human Rights Textbook is a collaboration between the Education Team and Archive Team to educate middle and high school-aged students about human rights and empower students reading the textbook to take action in their own communities by sharing stories of inspiring young changemakers in human rights.
Archive Team Interns working on this project will connect with and conduct interviews with young changemakers, write about the ways in which young changemakers are advancing a particular human right, and outline ways for students to take positive action. Education Team Interns working on this project will research and develop age-appropriate entries on the 30 human rights.
Both Education and Archive Team Interns will collaborate with each other and their teams to compile the research into a textbook for middle and high school level students.
Human Rights Fact Sheets: In addition to lesson plans, the Education Team is working on creating short fact sheets about different human rights issues for educators around the world to utilize. Education Team Interns working on this project will perform research about human rights issues, collect statistics and facts about human rights issues from credible sources, and develop engaging human rights facts sheets to compliment Human Projects lesson plans.
Education Materials Translation: The Human Projects’ educational resources such as lesson plans and posters are all primarily available and distributed in English. In order to reach more students, they are beginning to translate these resources into several languages.
Education Team Interns working on this project will collaborate with education team members and other interns to translate the Human Projects educational materials. Interns applying for this position must demonstrate working proficiency of both English and at least one additional language from the following list: Spanish, French, Arabic, Hindi, Portuguese, Swahili.
- Must be a current student (high school, undergraduate, graduate, or gap year all eligible) or recent graduate with a demonstrated interest in human rights
- Able to commit 15 – 25 hours per week to Human Projects work
- Available from June 2020 to August 2020 – flexible start and end dates
- Strong communication, organization, and strategic thinking skills
- Hardworking, detail-oriented, efficient and creative
- Reliable internet access
- All positions at the Human Projects including internships are volunteer.
- Depending on your school’s requirements you may be eligible for class credit, federal work-study, or community service hours. It is your responsibility to determine if the internship will meet your school’s requirements.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.