Bread for the
World is Christian in founding (interfaith), but we won't make
you say any Hail Mary's before you get down to work. We're open
to anybody who wants to help and our staff includes people with
a wide range of life experience and religious beliefs (Christian
But if your
Christianity is important to you, our intern program
offers you a unique opportunity to combine your faith commitment
with supervised learning, personal development and work
experience to seek justice for those who are hungry in the
United States and abroad.
encourages participation from students, persons making career
changes, retired professionals, professionals on sabbatical and
persons beginning new career paths.
actively seeks diversity among our interns.
Anti-Slavery International, founded in
1839, is the world's oldest international human rights organisation and
the only charity in the United Kingdom to work exclusively against
slavery and related abuses. We work at local, national and international
levels to eliminate the system of slavery around the world.
at Anti-Slavery International tend to be more academic and project-led
in content. Overseas applicants who are registered with a validated
Student Exchange Scheme are invited to apply for an internship, (minimum
three months). Most interns will either already have a degree, or will
be enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters programme in a related subject, ie,
International Relations or Human Rights. London-based students studying
for a Masters degree can complete an internship to compliment their
CARE is a leading humanitarian
organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working
alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women
have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape
poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to
improve basic education, prevent the spread of HIV, increase access to
clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect
natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war
and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.
CARE USA welcomes and encourages students
who are interested in making a difference in the world to think about an
internship. Where will an internship with CARE take you? Perhaps to a
new location. Maybe towards new ideas. But most importantly, to a new
level of experience. In your internship at CARE, you'll have the
opportunity to make a difference in just a few months' time. You'll be
able to take what you've learned in school and use it to make a real
contribution to the eradication of poverty.
Rescue Committee – a critical
global network of first responders, humanitarian relief workers,
healthcare providers, educators, community leaders, activists, and
volunteers. Working together, we provide access to safety, sanctuary,
and sustainable change for millions of people whose lives have been
shattered by violence and oppression. The IRC is on the ground in 25
countries, providing emergency relief, relocating refugees, and
rebuilding lives in the wake of disaster. Over the years, many who have
made outstanding contributions to the IRC began their work with us as
volunteers and fellows.
America is an international relief and development organization
that creates lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, and
injustice. Together with individuals and local groups in more
than 120 countries, Oxfam saves lives, helps people overcome
poverty, and fights for social justice. We are an affiliate of
Interns and volunteers play a key role at
Oxfam America. Each year, more than 100 volunteers and interns in our
Boston and Washington, DC offices log some 10,000 hours, expanding our
capacity to achieve our mission to end poverty and suffering.
Jubilee USA Network is an alliance of more than 80
religious denominations and faith communities, human rights,
environmental, labor, and community groups working for the definitive
cancellation of crushing debts to fight poverty and injustice in Asia,
Africa, and Latin America.
All internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Communications + Development Internships;
A limited number of internship opportunities are
available in our New York City National
Headquarters. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF does not have
overseas internships. Placement is subject to the
needs of the organization, and the skills and
interests of the intern. Interns help in a variety
of activities, including research, analysis,
marketing, and communications. Interns also assist
in general office support and special projects.
Internship applications are accepted year-round. To
be considered for intern opportunities, email a
letter of interest and resume to
Be sure to indicate the time-frame you are
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF does not provide financial
support for interns. All successful applicants are
expected to make their own arrangements for travel,
lodging and living expenses during the internship
concerned American citizens, USA for UNHCR, a 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization, builds support in the United States for the humanitarian
work of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Our mission is to inform
Americans about the plight
of refugees and advocate for their protection.
We want to give
individual Americans, frustrated by the growing refugee crisis and their
own inability to do something to help, a way to put action behind their
UNHCR provides protection, shelter, emergency food, water, medical care
and other life-saving assistance to over 33 million people
worldwide, who have been forced to flee their homes due to war and
persecution. When possible, UNHCR helps refugees and other displaced
people return to their homes voluntarily, safely, and with dignity.
When return is not possible, the agency assists with local integration,
or resettlement to a third country.
Interns with USA for UNHCR will gain valuable experience working with a
non-governmental organization, while learning about the important work
of the UN Refugee Agency. Specifically, interns will assist with
day-to-day research, programmatic and administrative tasks.
Human Rights First believes that building respect for human rights and
the rule of law will help ensure the dignity to which every individual
is entitled and will stem tyranny, extremism, intolerance, and violence.
Human Rights First protects people at risk: refugees who flee
persecution, victims of crimes against humanity or other mass human
rights violations, victims of discrimination, those whose rights are
eroded in the name of national security, and human rights advocates who
are targeted for defending the rights of others.
Human Rights First welcomes a limited number of interns in its
Washington office throughout the year.
Rights Watch is the largest human rights organization based in the
United States. Human Rights Watch researchers conduct fact-finding
investigations into human rights abuses in all regions of the world.
Human Rights Watch then publishes those findings in dozens of books and
reports every year, generating extensive coverage in local and
Internships for Undergraduate Students: Human Rights Watch offers
academic semester and summer internships for undergraduate students in
our New York, London, Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Brussels, and Berlin
Global Rights is a human rights advocacy
group that partners with local activists to challenge injustice and
amplify new voices within the global discourse. With offices
in countries around the world, we help local activists create just
societies through proven strategies for effecting change.
offers undergraduate, legal and other graduate internships. Each fall
and spring, Global Rights program department offers part-time
internships (16-20 hours per week). Summer internships are full-time and
run for 10 weeks. Although our internships are unpaid, they may be taken
for academic credit depending on school policies.
We are people from across the world
standing up for humanity and human rights. Our purpose is to protect
people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. We
investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help
transform societies to create a safer, more just world. We received the
Nobel Peace Prize for our life-saving work.
AI invites you to
contact them if
you would like to join their efforts to release prisoners of conscience,
to focus on targeted country campaigns, or to work on other human rights
issues such as torture, refugees, and the death penalty. Groups are also
involved with outreach and media work in their communities, constantly
seeking to increase the visibility of Amnesty International's human
||The Robert F. Kennedy Memorial encourages and appreciates all
assistance in the fight for social justice. The Robert F. Kennedy
Memorial Center for Human Rights (CHR) implements the vision of RFK by
promoting the full spectrum of human rights both in the United States
and throughout the world. The CHR develops and carries out projects
which enhance and complement the work of the Robert F. Kennedy Human
Rights Award laureates and that promote social change.
ONE is a new effort by Americans to rally
Americans - ONE by ONE - to fight the emergency of global AIDS and
extreme poverty. The ONE Campaign is engaging Americans through a
diverse coalition of faith-based and anti-poverty organizers to show the
steps people can take, ONE by ONE, to fight global AIDS and poverty.
The ONE Campaign offers 5-7 internship positions per semester (including
the summer). Interns will be exposed to multiple facets of the Campaign
and be actively engaged in the intricacies of including grassroots,
field, internet, communications and policy.
The Carter Center Internship Program -
The Carter Center is committed to waging peace, building hope, and
fighting disease, and interns have the opportunity to work for Carter
Center programs that contribute to this mission. Carter Center interns
make vital contributions to the Center's work. In turn, The Carter
Center provides a substantive learning experience that serves as a basis
for interns to explore their career options and to develop professional
skills. Internships are offered during three sessions per year to
undergraduate juniors and seniors, graduate students, and recent
graduates (graduated in the past 24 months). Prospective interns are
those who have demonstrated superior academic ability and who have
coursework, professional or personal experience, and career interests
related to Carter Center programs. Interns are required to commit a
minimum of 20 hours per week, although many choose to work up to 40
hours a week.