World Law Intern

Job Description

Undergraduate, graduate and law students who are interested in educating about, promoting and advocating human rights and world citizenship are encouraged to apply for this 3 month, 15-20 (or more) hours per week internship (hours are flexible) in the Legal Department at World Service Authority in Washington, DC. The next internship session begins end of May / early June.

Job Responsibilities

Interns write to individuals whose rights have been violated and contact heads of state and ministries in order to expose violations and demand redress on the individuals' behalf. You will research and apply various human rights declarations and treaties as well as national constitutions and international human rights procedures when applicable.

Job Requirements

Excellent communication skills required and multi-lingual applicants (especially French speakers) are preferred. An interest or activism in peace, law and global politics is helpful.

For more information, please contact: David Gallup, Esq., General Counsel and Internship Coordinator at 202-638-2662 in Washington, DC.

How To Apply

You must submit a resume, cover letter, 2-3 page writing sample and a list of references. Please mail to World Service Authority, 5 Thomas Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20005 or email to legal@worldservice.org