The International Justice Program of Human Rights Watch (HRW) is seeking graduate and law students to intern in the New York office. The intern should ideally be available for 35 hours per week beginning in May 2023 until August 2023. The intern will primarily focus on monitoring international law developments in targeted country situations and researching and drafting papers on issues of international justice. The intern will gain knowledge of international courts and international justice mechanisms and will build skills in legal research, writing, and advocacy.
Due to COVID-19, many of our offices remain open at a limited capacity. HRW prioritizes the safety of our interns. In locations that have eased office restrictions and are open at a limited capacity, interns are not expected to report to the office and remote arrangements will remain an option for the foreseeable future. However, interns may have the option of reporting to an office on a voluntary basis in accordance with HRW’s COVID-19 policies.
The intern will learn and be exposed to: