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Amnesty International USA
600 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.
DescriptionInterns with the Campaign for Individuals at Risk will assist with long-term casework on behalf of individuals around the world as well as rapid response work through the Campaign's Urgent Action Network. The Campaign for Individuals at Risk coordinates Amnesty International's actions on behalf of prisoners of conscience and other individuals at risk of serious human rights violations worldwide. Since the founding of Amnesty International in 1961, more than 44,000 individuals have been freed from prison, saved from torture and protected from death threats because of our work.
Interns will write sample letters to government officials, web actions, and short messages for the First Appeal Pledge Program; answer phone and email inquiries regarding Urgent Actions and long-term cases; assist in the planning of events and rallies; conduct research on emerging and current human rights abuses; index government replies to member appeals; maintain databases and help distribute Urgent Actions to the public.
All qualified applicants can apply online at our careers webpage: https://careers.aiusa.org/