The Human Projects International Team Remote Summer Internship 2020

The Human Projects International Team Remote Summer Internship 2020

Deadline – June 30th 2020

The Human Projects International Team Remote Summer Internship 2020

The Human Projects International Team is a group of passionate volunteers from around the world dedicated to helping other young people solve human rights issues and increasing access to human rights education.

We are a close knit team with different interests and skills brought together by an unrelenting desire to change the world. Our goal this year is to provide human rights education to over 1 million students. We are excited to learn more about you throughout the selection process and look forward to welcoming new members to our global family!

+ 30 Human Rights Textbook Intern

The 30 Human Rights Textbook is a collaboration between the Education and Archive teams to educate middle and high school aged students about human rights and empower students reading the textbook to take action in their own communities by sharing stories of inspiring young changemakers in human rights.

Interns working on this project will:

  • Work with the Director of Education and the Archives Team to identify and connect with young changemakers leading on nonprofits, projects, or other initiatives relevant to each of the 30 Human Rights
  • Schedule and conduct interviews with young changemakers
  • Write about how young changemakers are advocating for a particular human right and outline ways for students to take action
  • Compile research into a textbook format targeted at middle school and high school level students

Time Commitment: 15-25 hours per week

Compensation: Volunteer

Link to Apply:https://forms.gle/H5Ngx3X63JF4nTJ7A

*Please note, the 30 Human Rights Textbook Internship on the Education Team is a separate internship. The Education Team Internship is more focused on researching human rights.

Internships – Education – Summer 2020

The Human Projects Education Team develops action oriented human rights educational materials that are utilized by schools and nonprofits around the world. As an Education Team Intern, you will have the opportunity to help develop quality human rights educational materials that encourage young people to solve human rights issues in their communities.

Interns will be working on one of three projects with the Education Team this summer: 30 Human Rights Textbook, Human Rights Fact Sheets, or Education Materials Translation. Details about each of these projects and their specific requirements are listed below. You may apply for multiple projects if you are interested, but you can only be selected to work on one project for the duration of the internship.

We will begin inviting applicants to interview on June 15th at 11:59 p.m. PST. The application can be accessed by following this link, and a sample application with all of the questions is available for viewing here. Please reach out to the Director of Education Bhavana Ravala at [email protected] with any questions about the application process.

Requirements:

  • Must be a current student (high school, undergraduate, graduate, or gap year all eligible) or recent graduate with demonstrated interest in human rights

  • Experienced with writing, editing, and research in English

  • Able to commit 15 – 25 hrs per week to Human Projects work

  • Available from June 2020 to August 2020 – flexible start and end dates

  • Reliable internet access and knowledge of Google Suite tools

*All positions at the Human Projects including internships are volunteer. Depending on your school’s requirements you may be eligible for class credit, federal work study, or community service hours. It is your responsibility to determine if the internship will meet your school’s requirements.

+ 30 Human Rights Textbook Intern

The 30 Human Rights Textbook is a collaboration between the Education and Archive teams to educate middle and high school aged students about human rights and empower students reading the textbook to take action in their own communities by sharing stories of inspiring young changemakers in human rights.

Interns working on this project will:

  • Work with the Director of Education and the Archives Team to research the thirty human rights as listed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Write about how young people are advocating for human rights around the world and outline ways for students to take action
  • Compile research into a textbook format targeted at middle school and high school level students

Time Commitment: 15-25 hours per week

Compensation: Volunteer

Link to Apply:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdrWhjTrc7Lze4XkdnBtq5ybU5StxpcrhQWlIniLDr7Mi5EUQ/viewform

*Please note, the 30 Human Rights Textbook Internship on the Changemakers Archive Team is a separate internship. The Changemakers Archive Team Internship is more focused on interviewing young changemakers.

+ Human Rights Fact Sheets Intern

In addition to our lesson plans, the Education Team is working on creating short fact sheets about different human rights issues for educators around the world to utilize.

Remote Summer Internship 2020 Interns for this project will:

  • Perform research into human rights issues that are part of The Human Projects’ educational materials
  • Collect statistics, facts, and expert opinions about these issues from credible sources
  • Put together informative and engaging human rights fact sheets complementing The Human Projects’ lesson plans

Time Commitment: 15-25 hours per week

Compensation: Volunteer

Link to Apply:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdrWhjTrc7Lze4XkdnBtq5ybU5StxpcrhQWlIniLDr7Mi5EUQ/viewform

+ Education Materials Translation Intern

The Human Projects’ educational resources such as lesson plans and posters are all primarily available and distributed in English. In order to reach more students, we are beginning to translate these resources. Interns applying for this position must demonstrate working proficiency of both English and at least one additional language from the following list: Spanish, French, Arabic, Hindi, Portuguese, Swahili. Interns for this project will:**

  • Collaborate with Education Team members and other interns to translate The Human Projects’ educational materials from English into prevalent global languages
  • Expand the Human Projects’ impact by creating human rights curricula that engages students who do not speak or are not fluent in English

Time Commitment: 15-25 hours per week

Compensation: Volunteer

Link to Apply:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdrWhjTrc7Lze4XkdnBtq5ybU5StxpcrhQWlIniLDr7Mi5EUQ/viewform

For more Information: visit the website for The Human Projects International Team Remote Summer Internship 2020