Closing Date: 19 November 2017
Type: Fixed Term Contract
Duration: 9 month fixed term contract
Working Hours: 35
Salary: £18,819 per annum
The Technology and Human Rights team is looking for an intern to join the team on a 9 month fixed term basis in our London office.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As Intern for the Technology and Human Rights team, you will assist with various facets of the team work. This will include research assistance, monitoring new policy and legislative measures and helping design positions and approaches to emerging trends in technology and human rights.
With a degree or relevant qualification in human rights, law, information technology, data science, political relations or a related field, you will have a keen and demonstrated interest in human rights. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills in English, with a second language an advantage. We are seeking an individual with strong technical understanding of issues pertaining to the internet, big data and artificial intelligence and who is committed to working in a multi-cultural and diverse environment.
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:
- more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
- more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.
At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the wonderful work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.
Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.
For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/
Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.