Eurasia Internship: Freedom House
Description: The Intern will support program activities and advocacy campaigns to advance democracy and human rights across Eurasia, a region that remains one of the world’s most repressive regions. She/he will support the team in administration and logistics of program implementation, research, fundraising, and outreach. This is a 40 hour per week paid Internship that will require a 6-month commitment. The Intern will report to the Eurasia Program Director.
Assist in country research on human rights and governance issues
Assist with drafting narrative reports, advocacy statements, and congressional testimony
Assist in processing program expenditures in the region and drafting budgets
Attend events related to human rights issues in Eurasia and prepare reports and briefs, as needed
Assist with program development and daily administrative and financial duties, as needed
Other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in international relations, human rights, law, development studies, and Russian language, or related field
Experience in creating, managing, and reporting on budgets and program activities, including exchange programs and cost share requirements.
Strong ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
Strong ability to communicate effectively in Russian and/or Turkish language preferred
Experience working on issues pertaining to the region, particularly countries of the former Soviet Union, with background on Central Asia (Kazakhstan in particular) and Turkey
Knowledge and interest in international human rights and/or international relations
More information at: http://www.freedomhouse.org/content/eurasia-internship