Monday, October 10, 2016

Anti-Trafficking Intern – Spring 2017

Human Rights First is accepting applications for an Anti-Trafficking Intern for Spring 2017 (January 17-May 12). Intern must be available at least 22.5 hours/week.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•General and legislative research on issues related to human trafficking;
•Draft blogs;
•Proofread, edit, and fact check material;
•Assist in development and execution of campaign-related events and meetings;
•Monitor legislation, attend congressional hearings, and research legislators’ backgrounds and voting records;
•Assist in preparation for congressional advocacy and lobbying;
•Update organizational databases that track anti-trafficking legislation and campaign goals; and
•Administrative and other tasks as needed, including participating in team meetings.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
•Detail Oriented and excellent writing, editing, and research skills;
•Previous work or internship experience in an office environment;
•Excellent organizational, communication, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills;
•Capacity to take initiative, prioritize duties, and work independently while functioning as a member of a team;
•Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and to work in a professional manner; and
•Interest in human trafficking, human rights, and American policymaking.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through January 2, 2017.
Students must submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample.
Interested students can view the posting and apply by logging in to Careers4Terps and searching the internship’s ID number: 147146