Volunteer Russia Specialist (Amnesty International, Remote)

Amnesty International USA seeks a volunteer Country Specialist to help monitor the human rights situation in Russia and support in mobilizing action to promote and protect human rights in these countries. AIUSA’s Country Specialists serve as country experts and strategists and are part of a corps of volunteer leaders known as the Coordination Group program, which is organized by sub world region.

The Russia Country Specialist will join AIUSA’s Eurasia and Turkey Coordination Group (also known as Cogroup), which consists of skilled, dedicated specialists working closely with AI staff and others to advance human rights in the Eurasia and Turkey region. This volunteer position is an exciting opportunity to contribute your human rights passion and expertise while leveraging and expanding your skills. You’ll get training and support by AIUSA and be part of a community of activists advancing human rights in Russia.

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Global Disinformation Lab-GDIL (University of Texas)

The Global Disinformation Lab (GDIL) is actively recruiting undergraduate and graduate researchers for all 8 of its student-driven research projects.

  • We are looking for students who are able to commit to on-going and new research projects at UT. No prerequisites required!
  • GDIL meetings are at 2:30pm on Fridays. We ask for a ~10-hour commitment from our student researchers. 
  • Everything you need to know about these projects, including how to apply, can be found on this page.
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Cultural Internship at FOMOSO

Deadline: September 30, 2022

  • Strong interest in (socio-) cultural topics in the region
  • 1-2 semesters study experience in, for instance, area studies (particularly Slavic, Eastern or Southeastern European Studies), arts, music, linguistics, cultural and literary studies, history, or likewise Or Relevant work / study / volunteer experience, e.g. apprenticeship / internship / long-term volunteering in the field of culture and arts / the region
  • Good command of German and/or English (ideally very good written command of one), knowledge of a language of the region is an advantage
  • Team-player, self-reflexive, curious, flexible, creative and reliable
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Communication & Social Media Internship at FOMOSO

Deadline: September 30, 2022

  • Interested in Central-Eastern and Southeastern Europe (including the Baltic States, Belarus & Ukraine) in a social and political sense
  • Very good/ excellent English and at best some German
  • Able to use social media
  • Very communicative
  • Being keen on sharing new ideas
  • Joy of communicating with others
  • Having a flair for Marketing & Public Relations
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Political Internship at FOMOSO

Deadline: September 30, 2022

  • Interested in Central-Eastern and Southeastern Europe (including the Baltic States, Belarus & Ukraine) in a social and political sense
  • English (Level C1/C2) and at best some German (willing to improve German)
  • Having very good writing skills
  • Being keen on doing research, categorisations, summaries and comparisons
  • Sharing ideas and being communicative
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Internships: Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice Fall Internship for UT Undergraduates (Paid)

Deadline: August 8, 2022

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice is now accepting applications for two Fall 2022 undergraduate Internships. Interns bring excitement and expanded capabilities to the Rapoport Center and support various initiatives depending on their background, interest, and the needs of the Center. Selected interns should be available at least 10 hours per week during the fall semester. This is a paid opportunity.

The standard undergraduate internship is available for undergraduates who are interested in:

  • Working on human rights and social justice research and advocacy projects
  • Learning how an academic center functions
  • Engaging in human rights scholarship
  • Gaining practical experience
  • Collaborating with faculty, staff, and students
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Internships: US Department of State (Virtual, Unpaid)

Deadline: July 28, 2022 

Apply between July 1-28 for a part-time, Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) internship with the U.S. Department of State and more than 30 other federal agencies.   

Since 2009, more than 10,000 U.S. citizen college students have advanced the work of the federal government. The time commitment is about 10 hours per week during the school year. There are opportunities for all, from data visualization to political analysis. Internships are unpaid but may be eligible for course credit. 

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Internships: US Department of State (Spring 2023, Paid)

Deadline: July 18, 2022

Network with the World. 

Apply for an internship with the U.S. Department of State and connect to the global community.

The U.S. Department of State represents America to the world.  And as an intern here, so will you. 

This isn’t your typical student internship. It’s interesting. It’s exciting. It’s educational. It’s one you’ll never forget. You’ll connect with fascinating people who are skilled in the art of diplomacy. You’ll work with them to help make a difference on a global scale.

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Online Research Internships (SRAS)

Deadline: July 10, 2022

SRAS is expanding its popular Online Research Internships to accommodate late summer applicants. Please forward this to any students, graduates, or others who might be interested in building their resumes this summer!

Interns who complete the program receive scholarships for study abroad or online study with SRAS.

These will be flexible – based on student interests and student schedules – and allow participants to build up their portfolio of published works via the SRAS Family of Sites.

Find out more about the free program here: https://sras.org/internship

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Summer Camp Internship (Siberia)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

“Cosmopolitan”, Novosibirsk, Russia, is still accepting applications to their summer camp internship program that is located in the Altai Mountain region.

The summer internship is offered for two weeks or four weeks from June 27th until July 25th at the children’s camp in the picturesque Altai Mountain region. It is absolutely safe to travel to Siberia. Our life here is normal. Visas are being processed and issued in the usual manner. Some of our prospective participants from the US have recently got their visas without any problem. We maintain the same friendly feelings towards the American people. Everyone, who comes, will receive a very warm welcome. If someone is interested in a more extended stay we can add a Russian course in the city of Novosibirsk on completion of the camp. Further details of such extended internship can be discussed.

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