Amnesty International is looking for interns

We offer:

– work experience with a world-known human rights organization – Nobel Prize Winner of 1977
– opportunity of directly influencing human rights situation in your country and in the world
– professional development including participation in international training and conferences
– work as a member of an advocacy/lobbying team in a friendly atmosphere

We expect:

– interest in and knowledge of human rights
– education in Political Science, International Relations, Law, Sociology, European Studies etc. (also students of final years)
– involvement of 20 hours per week and at least for the whole academic year (October-June)
– readiness to represent Amnesty International in front of national authorities and foreign diplomatic representations
– fluent command of English; good drafting skills

Deadline for applications: 19 October 2008
Start of internship: 20 October 2008
Please send your cv and cover letter (in English) to [email protected] with a subject -advocacy-