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Friday, October 21, 2011
MADRE Legal Internship
MADRE internships are a great way to gain work experience and support MADRE's work with women and families worldwide.
Internships come with a $15/day stipend and require a minimum time commitment of 15 hours a week for at least three months. Internships take place at the MADRE office in Manhattan. MADRE offers three internship sessions throughout the year: Summer (June-August), Fall (September-December), and Spring (January-May).Please send your application to ONLY one email address. If you wish to apply to multiple internships send your application to your first choice and include your other choices in your cover letter.
Human Rights Legal Advocacy Intern
Represent MADRE at meetings and in coalition work with other NGOs and UN contacts
Follow and participate in the Gender Equality Architecture Reform (GEAR) Campaign, the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meetings, and other UN processes as needed
Draft and submit memoranda of law to Special Rapporteurs, as needed
Conduct research for publications and program work on gender dimensions of women’s health and violence against women; and peace building and women’s political participation
Develop and implement a strategy to advance women’s human rights in UN processes
Collaborate with MADRE Program and Human Rights Advocacy staff
Fluency in English and Spanish, French or Haitian Creole is preferred