INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 

WomenAid International is a humanitarian aid and development agency which provides relief and assistance to women and children suffering war, disasters or poverty.  It seeks to empower women through education, training, provision of credit and also campaigns against violations of women's human rights. 

An implementing partner of the European Community Humanitarian Office, (ECHO), the British government and several UN agencies, WomenAid International has provided over 30,000 tonnes of food, medical supplies and clothing to more than 1.5 million refugees in the Former Yugoslavia, the Caucasus and Central Asia.  Development assistance globally has ranged from building and repairing schools, supporting rescue centres for street children, repairing hospitals and providing medical equipment/supplies, micro-credit support, and water /sanitation projects.  

INTERNING IN LONDON

The WomenAid office in London uses the services of interns to assist with public information activities, issue research and documentation.  Most applicants are enrolled in or have completed a first level university degree.  Evidence of knowledge on development issues human rights, and international relations is of prime importance. 

FORMAT & CONDITIONS FOR SERVICE

The internship consists of a minimum of two month period.  Preference is given to applicants who are able to work for longer than two months.  Interns are required to work at least 3 days per week.  WomenAid pays local travel expenses and a luncheon allowance.

HUMAN RIGHTS INTERNSHIP

A six month Human Rights Internship is offered to a law graduate.  Responsibilities include: gathering research materials,

  • identifying goals, partners, projects,

  • preparing individual profiles illustrating human rights violations,

  • helping to develop the strategy of the Female Human Rights Forum

APPLICATION

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae and covering letter telling us about yourself and your relevant knowledge, skills and experience.  Selected candidates will be invited for interview and may be asked to provide examples of their written work.  Telephone applications will not be accepted.  Send to:

WomenAid International 3 Whitehall Court,  Whitehall  London SW1A 2EL     

Tel: (44)  020 7839 1790  Fax: (44)  020 7839 2929

Email:  internship@womenaid.org

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WOMENAID INTERNATIONAL  
3 WHITEHALL COURT  LONDON SW1A 2EL
TEL:  +44 (0) 20 7839 1790    FAX: +44 (0) 20 7839 2929 

E-MAIL:
womenaid@womenaid.org
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