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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.  

Thai 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 translation and research
related to human rights challenges in Cambodia, Laos, Nepal and Thailand:
• 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 Foundations’
social media; development of blog posts and website stories;
• Assist in translating documents and social media content from English into Thai and vice versa;
• Update terminology database and keep glossaries of technical terms;
• 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: The intern is expected to start as soon as possible.

How to apply?

 

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

Deadline: Until the position is filled.

Contact: contact@manushyafoundation.org

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

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. For the internship opportunities currently available with us, please see below: 

Human Rights & Development Intern

Description of Duties & Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Executive Director and the Research & Advocacy Team members, the intern would primarily support and be responsible for implementing the objectives of Manushya Foundation:

  • Conduct research and analysis on the human rights situation in Asia, including: research and writing on human rights and development issues of marginalized groups in Myanmar, 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 on Asia;

  • 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 administrative support;

  • Contribute to any additional tasks, as required by the supervisor.

 

Profile needed

 

  • Degree in human rights, international relations, international law or international development; with an interest in human rights and development;

  • Knowledge of human rights mechanisms;

  • Strong interest in supporting local communities;

  • Interest in advocacy at the international level;

  • Strong analytical skills and dedication;

  • Attention to detail and willingness to learn;

  • Excellent oral and written English;

  • Knowledge of Thai is an asset.

 

Internship conditions

 

The internship can be an online or in person internship, and it is full time for a period of three to six months between August 2020 and January 2021. The intern is expected to start the internship on 3 August 2020. The internship is not paid. However, the internship can develop into a volunteer position, which would be remunerated.

 

In addition, interns will get first-hand experience working with communities on the ground, to gather data and information. All costs incurred during these field visits will be covered by Manushya Foundation for the duration of the internship.

 

How to apply?

 

To apply for this role, please send your CV, cover letter, and two writing samples to: contact@manushyafoundation.org 

 

Deadline: 24 July 2020

Contact: contact@manushyafoundation.org

 

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

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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.