Crowdmapping - Center for Innovation and Learning, Internews
The Internews Center for Innovation and Learning is currently seeking a spring semester intern (April 15th to June 15th) and a summer intern (June 15th to August 15th). The selected candidates would need to be available 2-3 days a week. This is an unpaid position that can be based in the Washington, D.C. office or remotely, and will provide the interns with an opportunity to obtain first-hand knowledge and experience with overseas crowdsourcing projects, crowdsourced mapping and data analysis. Read more about the internship and how to apply here. Other internship opportunities at Internews can be found on their website.
Advocacy & Science for Human Rights Project/ Crisis Prevention and Response Unit, Amnesty International
The Amnesty International USA, Washington DC office is currently seeking an intern for their Advocacy & Science for Human Rights Project/ Crisis Prevention and Response Unit. The Crisis Prevention and Response Unit of AIUSA (CPR) tackles urgent international human rights issues by responding to emerging human rights crises, assessing risks, demanding accountability for international crimes and addressing human rights abuses experienced by people. We advocate, campaign, research and teach. We leverage technological and scientific progress for human rights research and advocacy, and share lessons learned with the wider human rights community. CPR is currently seeking a qualified intern who would like to help us with our work. Read a description of the position, desired qualifications, & information on how to apply. Materials can be sent to Katie Striffolino at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
National Democratic Institute
NDI has a number of paid internship positions that vary in start date and focus. Click here for more information.
SFCG on Race Intern – Congressional Leadership Institute on Race & Democracy
Start Date: June 2013
Hours: Part-Time (20+ hours per week)
Minimum length of internship: 3 months
Application Deadline: May 31, 2013
Summary of Position
SFCG on Race is seeking an intern to support the work of existing and future projects within the program. SFCG on Race is an initiative designed to inspire racial healing and reconciliation throughout the USA. The long term goal of SFCG on Race is to heal racism in the United States at the interpersonal, cultural, and institutional levels. We will do this by taking a common ground approach to heal the impact of racism in our society. This will include providing training to leaders, organizing gatherings, catalyzing constructive dialogues, highlighting existing efforts, and developing creative, new programming.
The person selected for this internship will gain exposure to stakeholders in the work of racial reconciliation in the USA, including political, community, religious, and youth leaders. The intern will primarily focus on the Congressional Leadership Institute on Race & Democracy project. CLI assists members of Congress in having conversations with their constituents that will promote racial healing in their districts. Important intern responsibilities include revising and maintaining the CLI web site, researching district information, and contributing to the monitoring and evaluation activities. In addition some regional travel may be required to meet with stakeholders or attend events. The intern may also be involved in the development of new projects within the US programs department.
For more information and to apply, click here.