N-Map Seeks a Human Rights Intern!

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Human Rights Internship

Location: New York City

Deadline: Dec 15, 2015

Start Date: January 2016

New Media Advocacy Project Description

The New Media Advocacy Project (N-Map) is a non-profit organization that combats human rights violations by using digital video and other media to strengthen social justice advocacy in courts, legislatures, and communities.  N-Map’s lawyers, advocates, and media professionals help human rights organizations integrate this new technology directly into their strategies, enabling them to win their cases and achieve their clients’ goals more effectively and efficiently.

Job Description:

N-Map is looking for a part-time Human Rights Intern in our NYC office! We are a small non-profit organization, which will allow our intern to get a deep look into many facets of our organization: communications, administration, human rights law and advocacy, media production, and grant writing.

The ideal candidate has a deep commitment to human rights and public service, with some knowledge of media and film production. Applicants must be able to commit at least 18 hours/week. While the schedule is somewhat flexible, we prefer the intern to be able to work on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We will not give academic credit for this internship.

Qualifications

  • Commitment to human rights advocacy
  • Strong research skills with an ability to synthesize data
  • Advanced writing and editing skills

Responsibilities may include:

  • Provide administrative support to N-Map team;
  • Conduct prospect and development research for Development Team;
  • Assist communications team with social media outreach, including researching relevant materials, drafting potential tweets and blog posts; and
  • Develop creative solutions for N-Map photo and video archive.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Meryl Friedman at jobs@newmediaadvocacy.org in a single attachment by December 15th, 2015.

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