Intern: Editorial Department

1) GHRD is looking for INTERNS to join the EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT!

Global Human Rights Defence is looking for interns to join the team of Editors, whose work is focused on proofreading, reviewing, and editing the Organisation’s official documents. As an intern at Global Human Rights Defence, you will contribute to the advancement and protection of human rights. Your work is primarily focused on reviewing papers on human rights violations against vulnerable peoples and minorities in all areas of the globe covered by GHRD, including religious minorities, women, children, and the LGBTQ+ community. At GHRD, you have the opportunity of experiencing an eventful, educational, and exciting internship, from which you will actually enhance your knowledge of all things related to human rights on a global level. Our job is to advocate for the rights of those who cannot advocate for themselves. As an intern for the Editorial Department, you will be part of a diverse team and work under a supervisor. Your tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Proofreading English language content prepared by topic experts, for online and offline channels
  • Correcting and adjusting texts where needed
  • Giving suggestions on ways to improve language content
  • Monitoring human rights legislation and its developments Your qualifications:
  • You have a degree, or are currently pursuing a degree with a good academic record in a relevant field to this work (International Relations, International Affairs, Law, Journalism, etc.);
  • C2 or native level English;
  • Experience in Journalism or other editorial experience is an advantage;
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines;
  • Knowledgeable and passionate about human rights;
  • Attentive to details and diligent;
  • Excellent writing, researching, and communication skills; Our offer:
  • A meaningful and educational internship of 20-25 hours per week;
  • Multicultural working environment and impactful work;
  • Possibility to attend events, demonstrations, and build a solid network;
  • Possibility to work remotely (until further notice on COVID-19) and with flexible hours
  • The internship consists of a minimum period of 6 months – to begin at a mutually agreed time with your supervisor
  • Disclaimer: this is an unpaid internship position
  • How to apply:
    Please send your CV and cover letter under an email entitled “Editorial Internship Position” to indicating your suitability for the internship. GHRD is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all candidates to apply. Should you have any questions about the position, please send an email to

    2) GHRD is looking for 2 interns to join our team of researchers focused on International Justice and Human Rights.

    Global Human Rights Defence is an UN ECOSOC NGO based in the Hague which is focused on actively promoting and protecting human rights of minorities and marginalized groups in order to enhance their socio-economic status. Through our new TV channel, GHRTV, we hope to make this a reality. As an intern, you will contribute to the advancement and protection of human rights. You will be responsible for monitoring and reporting decisions of International tribunals related to Human Rights topics in order to acquaint people with a non-legal background on the impact of these rulings on their lives. You will be part of a team assigned to a supervisor, and your role can include the following tasks:

  • Conducting research on the jurisprudence of Human Rights tribunals and courts.
  • Monitoring human rights legislation
  • Writing articles and reports
  • Conducting interviews with Human Rights/International Law professionals Necessary qualifications:
  • You have a degree in law and/or international relations with a good academic record in a relevant field to this work.
  • You are fluent in English. Knowledge of French, Spanish and/or Portuguese is an asset.
  • You have excellent writing, research and communication skills.
  • Interest and/or knowledge of international human rights law/ Public International Law is a plus.
  • You are flexible and adaptable.
  • You are driven and highly motivated.
  • Previous experience is not required, but is a plus. Our Offer:
  • A certificate as proof of your work and/or a recommendation letter.
  • An exciting and educational internship of 20 hours per week.
  • Possibility to work remotely and on a flexible schedule.
  • Multi-cultural environment and impactful work.
  • Possibility to attend events, demonstrations and build a solid network.
  • The internship is being offered for a minimum period of 3 months beginning on a mutually agreed date.
  • At GHRD you won’t just make coffee. You are given actual responsibilities from the beginning. As part of your job, you will create a positive social impact.

    How to apply:
    Please send a CV and Cover Letter with the subject “International Justice Team Internship Application” to . Please also contact this email address if you have any questions. The deadline for the applications is 23:59 CET 10th of February 2022. We will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis. Please note this internship is unpaid.