The Save Darfur Coalition is an alliance of over 140 diverse faith-based, humanitarian, and human rights organizations, assembled to raise public awareness and to mobilize efforts to help end the atrocities and reduce the suffering in Darfur and nearby refugee camps. Send emails for further information to info@SaveDarfur.org.
The Washington Office on Africa (WOA) is a religiously-sponsored, non-profit advocacy organization seeking a just American policy toward Africa.WOA monitors Congressional legislation and executive policies to advance progressive policy for US involvement in Africa. For internship opportunities visit their website.
This campaign seeks a political solution to disagreements between the Dalai Lama and the People’s Republic of China. For employment opportunities visit their website.
is an international, Chinese, non-governmental organization with a mission to promote universally recognized human rights and advance the institutional protection of these rights in the People’s Republic of China (China). For employment opportunities visit their website.
The Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly accepts applications from university students interested in working on human rights in Turkey. The hCa is a non-governmental organization that works on issues of fundamental rights and freedoms, peace, democracy and pluralism.
hCa acts with the basic premise that citizens should have a say on the actions and decisions that are directly affecting their life. It takes special care to create a space where differing sides can discuss their problems and produce solutions in the resolution of social problems. It tries to constitute a chain of contact, dialogue and mutual understanding, leading to cooperation and peaceful co-existence.
The ability to speak Turkish is preferred, but not necessary.
For more information or to apply for an internship, please contact Emel Kurma or Ozlem Dalkiran.
Pax Christi is an international Catholic organization that promotes peace. It has a strong presence in Europe and is involved in human rights investigations in Europe and internationally. Two year internships are available in the Brussels’ office.
The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) is an independent and nonpartisan scholarly undertaking to establish a comprehensive and objective historical record of the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran since the 1979. Visit their website for information on internships.
This organization seeks to protect the victims of the War in Iraq. They also filed a suit against Donald Rumsfield for abuses in Iraq. For information on job opportunities, fellowships, and internships please visit their website.
The Latin America Working Group lobbies to influence positive US policy in Latin America to promote human rights. For information on internships and employment visit their website.
WOLA works to promote positive human rights policy in Latin America through lobbying for conditioned US military aid. For information on employment or internships visit their website.
The ACLU strives to protect the rights granted to Americans by the Constitution. They work to expose instances of civil liberty abuse through watchdog and investigatory methods. For more information on employment opportunities visit the ACLU website.
Working Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights
HRC is America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights organization. It gives the LGBT population a voice on issues and strives to provide equal opportunities for the LGBT community. For information on volunteering visit their website.
Manpower Development Cooperation was established in 1967 by the North Carolina Fund, with the support of the state’s civic and business leadership and the Ford Foundation, to help the state transition from a segregated, agricultural work force to an integrated, industrial work force. Since then, they have worked across lines of race and class to solve problems of poverty and promoted social and economic justices extensively in the American South. MDC currently offers the Autry Fellowship which provides an opportunity for recent college graduates to work one year as a full-time paid staff member at MDC. The fellowship’s goal is to educate the South’s future leaders in economic and social justice.
For more information or an application, please visit the website.
Applications for 2008 will be due on February 25, 2008
The US PIRG is a non-profit, state-based organization that seeks to improve participation in democracy, triumphs environmental campaigns, and improve consumer awareness. They offer a two-year fellowship position and a one-year campus organizer position to recent graduates. They also have positions available for graphic design and political writers. For more information on employment visit their website.