Liberal Arts Career Services
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Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, Summer 2014 Undergraduate Internship, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 6556

Sun, June 1, 2014

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at the University of Texas School of Law is currently considering applications for UT undergraduates to intern with us during the spring! Interns will support various initiatives at the Rapoport Center. This internship is ideal for students who are interested in: 

Working on human rights research and advocacy projects 
Learning how an academic center functions 
Engaging in human rights scholarship 
Gaining practical experience 
Collaborating with faculty, staff, and students 

This is an unpaid internship. Selected interns should be available at least 10 hours per week during the semester. 

The Role of Human Rights Interns 

Undergraduate interns play an important role at the Rapoport Center. Interns will focus on different activities, depending on their background, interest, and the needs of the Center. Primary duties include: 

Assisting with human rights research and advocacy projects 
Supporting the coordination and publicity of events and programs 
Expanding the Center's social media outreach 
Providing administrative support for Center programs 
Contributing written work for press releases, website, and Annual Review publications 
Serving as liaison to the UT undergraduate community and helping develop the Center's undergraduate outreach 
Assisting Center Administrator, Directors, Human Rights Scholars, graduate students, and affiliated faculty with other projects and tasks as assigned 

Required Qualifications 

Commitment to working on issues of human rights and justice 
Excellent writing skills 
Strong organizational skills 
Demonstrated regular and punctual attendance at work 
Professional demeanor 
Experience with internet research, standard office equipment, and Microsoft Office 

The following qualifications may be preferred in some candidates: 
Proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese 
Journalism experience 
Experience with publication, design, and website software (Adobe Creative Suite, Dreamweaver, etc.) 

For more info:
BTT Gateway Job ID 6556


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