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Int'l Internship Law Programme - Prisoners' Rights Project

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months, 1-2 Years, Multiple Year


Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Trimester, Academic Year, Throughout the year, May Term


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* Ability to work independently within a team and to drive projects forward with minimal supervision
* Ability and motivation to contribute effectively to both the organization's field work and office responsibilities (both are vital to HISR's success)
* A general understanding of human rights and the desire to learn more
* Willingness to familiarize oneself with all documents relating to the past work of the intern's particular project
* Adherence to the confidentiality of sensitive information pertaining to HisR's work
* Respect for the copyright nature of all written documents prepared by interns, all of which shall be the property of Human is Right
* Fluency in spoken and written English
* Computer literacy

Minimum Education


Intern Types

  • Anthropology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Development
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • History
  • Human Rights
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development


  • English

Cost in US$:

Costs depend on the project and period

Cost Includes:

  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad

Credit Available



No salary is provided

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Anthropology
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Counseling
  • Culture
  • Disaster Relief
  • Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Human Rights
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Legal Aide
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Recreation
  • Refugee Relief
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Translation
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer Management
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

All you need is love for human rights!

Age Range

Adults only

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Guest House

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 1-4

Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

10 working days