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Founded in 2017, Manushya Foundation serves as a bridge to engage, mobilise, and empower agents of change by: connecting humans through inclusive coalition building and; by developing strategies focused at placing local communities’ voices in the centre of human rights advocacy and domestic implementation of international human rights obligations and standards.

 

Manushya Foundation strengthens the solidarity and capacity of communities and grassroots to ensure they can constructively raise their own concerns and provide solutions in order to improve their livelihoods and the human rights situation on the ground.

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Internship Opportunities

 

Manushya Foundation offers opportunity to interns to develop a unique experience of supporting local communities to access justice through UN human rights mechanisms and in improving the human rights situation on the ground.  

Winter & Spring Human Rights Research Intern

Description of Duties & Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Advisor, the intern would be based with Manushya Foundation, in Bangkok, Thailand, or would be home-based, and would primarily support advocacy and research related to human rights challenges in Cambodia, Laos, Nepal and Thailand.

The intern will undertake the following tasks:​

  • Conduct research and analysis on the human rights situation in Asia, in particular: research and writing on human rights and development issues of marginalised groups in Cambodia, Laos, Nepal and Thailand;

  • Prepare case studies for advocacy purposes at the national and international level;

  • Support the development of concept notes, policy papers, and contribute to knowledge products for Cambodia, Laos, Nepal and Thailand;

  • Support awareness raising on human rights issues, including: updates to Manushya Foundation's social media; development of blog posts and website stories;

  • Assist in providing some remote administrative support.

Starting date: We expect the intern to start on 7th January 2019.

How to apply?

 

Please send 1 writing sample of report, CV, and cover letter to: contact@manushyafoundation.org

Deadline is 16 December 2018.

Contact : contact@manushyafoundation.org

Please download the complete job description here and see the required qualifications.

Winter & Spring Full Time Communication & Advocacy Intern

Description of Duties & Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Executive Director and the Research & Advocacy Team members, the intern would be based with the Manushya Foundation, in Bangkok, Thailand, and would primarily support communications for activities to be implemented in Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Nepal.

The intern will undertake the following tasks:

  • Develop and disseminate web-stories, articles, multimedia; blog posts and knowledge products and resources amongst human rights organisations, civil society, development organisations, and the diplomatic community;

  • Assist in writing press releases;

  • Social Media Management: assist in developing social media content (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc.), garner users to follow/like for Manushya Foundation; knowledge of CANVA for infographics is critical;

  • Update the website as necessary to build Manushya Foundation’s web presence (knowledge of Wix is critical);

  • Develop the monthly newsletter on Mailchimp;

  • Manage contacts on salesforce;

  • Establish presence on LinkedIn and begin engaging influencers;

  • Copy editing of papers and reports;

  • Conduct research and analysis on the human rights situation in Asia;

  • Support the development of concept notes, policy papers, and contribute to knowledge products as necessary;

  • Support all aspects leading up to consultations and workshops including collaborating with regional and national partners on the agenda and organisation of meetings, among other administrative tasks;

  • Assist in any other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

  • Finally, s/he will be deeply involved in the implementation of international human rights obligations on the ground and experience a first-hand insight into the work and functioning of a small NGO.

Starting date: We expect the intern to start on 7th January 2019.

How to apply?

 

Please send 1 writing sample of report, CV, and cover letter to: contact@manushyafoundation.org

Deadline is 16 December 2018.

Contact : contact@manushyafoundation.org

Please download the complete job description here and see the required qualifications.

Winter & Spring Full Time Human Rights & Development Intern - Thailand Focus

Description of Duties & Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Thai Researcher Team members, the intern would be based with the Manushya Foundation, in Bangkok, Thailand, and would primarily support research related to human rights challenges in Thailand and translation of documents.

The intern will undertake the following tasks:

  • Conduct research and analysis on the human rights situation in Thailand: research and writing on human rights and development issues of marginalised groups in the country;

  • Assist in translating and reviewing documents and social media content from English into Thai and Thai into English;

  • Liaise with the rest of the team to ensure consistency across languages;

  • Update terminology databases and keep glossaries of technical term;

  • Support all aspects leading up to consultations and workshops including collaborating with regional

    and national partners on the agenda and organisation of meetings, among other administrative

    tasks;

  • Assist in any other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Starting date: We expect the intern to start on 7th January 2019.

How to apply?

 

Please send 1 writing sample of report, CV, and cover letter to: contact@manushyafoundation.org

Deadline is 16 December 2018.

Contact : contact@manushyafoundation.org

Please download the complete job description here and see the required qualifications.