Human Rights Job Board

Welcome to CHRGJ’s Job Board. This page offers job postings and similar opportunities in the human rights field that may be of interest to current students and post-graduates. All the opportunities listed below represent options for work, competitive scholarship, or fellowships as CHRGJ becomes aware of them. For a comprehensive list of our opportunities, see the page for current students and post-graduates  on our website.

This page does not aim to provide a full listing of all the currently available positions in the human rights field. It includes relevant opportunities forwarded to us or being circulated that we think would be of interest to our community. Please feel free to recommend postings for this page by sending them to Lauren Stackpoole.

CHRGJ does not necessarily endorse the opinions expressed by the organizations and opportunities represented on this page.


Job Post for week of February 12, 2018

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Program Coordinator, Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Telford Taylor Human Rights Clinical Teaching Fellowship, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Staff Counsel, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Earth Rights International, Senior Attorney, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Harvard Law School, Fellow, Criminal Justice Policy Program, (Cambridge, MA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Human Rights First, Foreign Policy Internship, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: March 16, 2018
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International Women’s Media Foundation, Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: March 6, 2018
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Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights, Robert E. Goodkind Fellowship, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Open Society Foundations, Director, Women’s Rights Program, (New York, NY)
Due Date: March 5, 2018
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Job Post for week of February 5, 2018

American Jewish Committee, Prospect Research Associate, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Convention Against Torture Initiative, Senior Programme Manager,  (Geneva, Switzerland)
Due Date: March 1, 2018
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Convention Against Torture Initiative, Ratification Advisor, (Geneva, Switzerland)
Due Date: March 1, 2018
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Emerson Collective, Portfolio Manager, (Palo Alto, CA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Esperanza Immigrants Rights Project, Removal Defense Supervising Attorney, (Los Angeles, CA)
Due Date: February 19, 2018
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Fortify Rights, Myanmar/Bangladesh Human Rights Specialist, (Bangkok, Thailand)
Due Date: February 27, 2018
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Indian Law Resource Center, Summer 2018 Sidley Fellowship, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: March 16, 2018
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International Refugee Assistance Program, Staff Attorney, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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National Immigrant Justice Center, Summer 2018 Internship, (Chicago, IL)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Open Society Foundations, Global Mental Health Rights, (Budapest, Hungary)
Due Date: February 18, 2018
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Open Society Foundations, Senior Policy Advisor, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: March 2, 2018
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Prisoner’s Legal Services of Massachusetts, Attorney Fellowship, (Boston, MA)
Due Date: March 1, 2018
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Prisoner’s Legal Services of New York, Paralegal/Administrative Assistant Position, (Albany, NY)
Due Date: March 15, 2018
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Job Post for week of January 29, 2018

Center for Reproductive Rights, Chief Counsel, State Policy and Advocacy, (New York, NY or Washington, DC)
Due Date: April 17, 2018
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European Roma Rights Center, Legal Consultant, (Budapest, Hungary)
Due Date: February 15, 2018
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ESCR-Net, Solidarity and Membership Coordinator, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Human Rights Watch, US Program Immigration Intern, (San Francisco, CA or Los Angeles, CA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Hunter College, Distinguished Lecturer & Human Rights Program Director, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, Legal Policy Intern, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: February 16, 2018
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International Refugee Assistance Project, Operations Coordinator, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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International Senior Lawyers Project, Director for Community Inclusive Development, (New York, NY)
Due Date: February 5, 2018
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Irish Rule of Law International, Malawi Judiciary Programme Lawyer, (Lilongwe, Malawi)
Due Date: February 7, 2018
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Justice in Motion, Legal Intern, (Brooklyn, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Open Society Foundations, Summer 2018 Legal Research Intern, (Budapest, Hungary, or New York, NY)
Due Date: January 30, 2018
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Physicians for Human Rights, Institutional Development Coordinator, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, RFK Young Leaders Student Coordinator, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Urban Justice Center Domestic Violence Project, Staff Attorney, (New York, NY)
Due Date:  February 16, 2018
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Urban Justice Center Sex Worker Project, Counselor Advocate, (New York, NY)
Due Date: February 18, 2018
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Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund, Staff Attorney, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Job Post for week of January 22, 2018

Center for Reproductive Rights, Senior Counsel, Litigation, (New York, NY)
Due Date: April 17, 2018
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Center for Reproductive Rights, Staff Attorney, US Litigation, (New York, NY)
Due Date: February 5, 2018
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Committee to Protect Journalists, Patti Birch Fellow for Middle East Research, (New York, NY)
Due Date: February 12, 2018
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Freedom House, Director of Emergency Assistance Program, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, Legal Intern (Spring 2018), (New York, NY)
Due Date: February 2, 2018
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National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, Law Intern (Summer 2018), (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, Legal Fellow (Fall 2018), (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Poverty & Race Research Action Council, Legal Intern,, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Job Post for week of January 15, 2018

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Staff Attorney, ACLUF Reproductive Freedom Project , (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Amnesty International, Advocacy Director, Asia/Pacific, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Freemuse, Program Manager, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: January 29, 2018
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Human Rights Foundation, Oslo Freedom Forum: Logistics Coordinator, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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International Rescue Committee, Program Manager, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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International Senior Lawyers Project, Kenya Consultant, (Nairobi, Kenya)
Due Date: January 26, 2018
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Namati, Environmental Justice Program Design Consultant, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Vera Institute of Justice, Clifford Chance Foundation Fellow, (New York, NY)
Due Date: January 19, 2018
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Vera Institute of Justice, Program Associate, Center on Immigration and Justice, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Vera Institute of Justice, Program Associate, Center on Sentencing and Corrections, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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WITNESS, External Relations Associate, (Brooklyn, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Job Post for week of January 8, 2018

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Legal Administrative Assistant, National Security Project, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rollin basis
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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Spring 2018 Legal Internship, Racial Justice Program, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Center for Reproductive Rights, Global Legal Program Summer 2018 Law Student Internship, (New York, NY)
Due Date: March 3, 2018
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Center for Victims of Torture, Senior Policy Counsel, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: January 26, 2018
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Earth Rights International, Bertha Legal Fellowship, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Earth Rights International, Summer Legal Internship, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: January 31, 2018
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Harvard Law School, Albert M. Sacks Clinical Teaching & Advocacy Fellow, (Cambridge, MA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Open Society Foundations, Summer Legal Research Intern, (New York, NY or Budapest, Hungary)
Due Date: January 30, 2018
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Open Society Foundations, Program Specialist, (New York, NY or London, UK)
Due Date: January 12, 2018
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Job Post for week of January 1, 2018

Center for Victims of Torture, Program Evaluation Officer, (St. Paul, MN)
Due Date: January 21, 2018
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International Justice Resource Center, International Human Rights Law Fellow, Fall 2018, (San Francisco, CA)
Due Date: March 15, 2018
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Open Society Foundations, Litigation Director, Open Society Justice Initiative, (New York, NY or Washington, DC)
Due Date: January 10, 2018
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Open Society Foundations, Managing Legal Officer, (New York, NY or London, UK)
Due Date: January 8, 2018
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Tahirih Justice Center, Staff Attorney, (Houston, TX)
Due Date: January 12, 2018
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U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, Staff Attorney, (Raleigh, NC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Job Post for the week of December 18, 2017

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Voting Center, Staff Attorney, Voting Rights Project, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking, Emergency Response Staff Attorney, (Los Angeles, CA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Colorado Legal Services, 2018 Summer Intern Migrant Farm Worker, (Denver, CO)
Due Date: January 21, 2018
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Columbia Law School, Associate Research Scholar, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Committee for Public Counsel Services, CAFL Trial Attorney, (Springfield, MA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Commonwealth of Massachusetts, District Court Trial Attorney, (Boston, MA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Equality Now, Americas Consultant, (New York, NY)
Due Date: January 8, 2018
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Georgia Resource Center, Summer 2018 Legal Internship, (Atlanta, GA)
Due Date: February 23, 2018
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Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, Asylum Staff Attorney, (Chicago, IL)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Human Rights Foundation, Oslo Freedom Forum: Logistics Coordinator, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Human Rights Funders Network, Manager, Research Initiatives, (New York, NY)
Due Date: December 15, 2017
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International Rescue Committee, Grants Manager, (New York,NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Medecins Sans Frontieres, Lawyer International Humanitarian Law, (Paris, France)
Due Date: January 14, 2018
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Kids in Need of Defense, Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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MIT Program on Human Rights and Justice, Contracts Administrator, (Cambridge, MA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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My Sister’s Place, Managing Attorney, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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New York City Anti-Violence Project, Director of Community, Organizing, and Public Advocacy, (New York NY)
Due Date: January 15, 2018
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Sie International Security and Diplomacy, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, Program Manager, (Denver, CO)
Due Date: December 22, 2017
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SIREN, Senior Staff Attorney, (San Jose, CA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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SCO Family of Services, Social Work, (Sunset Park, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, Executive Director, (New York, NY)
Due Date: January 8, 2018
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YMCA International Services of Houston, Legal Orientation Program Attorney, (Houston, TX)
Due Date: January 2, 2018
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Job Post for the week of December 11, 2017

Advocates for Children of New York Inc., Staff Attorney, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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American Jewish Committee, Assistant Director, (Cleveland, OH)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain, US Government Relations Officer, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Amnesty International, Senior Campaigner, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, Content Manager, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Brooklyn Legal Services, Immigration Director, (Brooklyn, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Center for Constitutional Rights, Legal Intern, (New York, NY)
Due Date: December 8, 2017
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Center for Reproductive Rights, Senior Director, Legal Strategy and Innovative Partnerships, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Children’s Law Center of Massachusetts, Immigration Attorney, (Lynn, MA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Crisis Action, UN Director, (New York, NY)
Due Date: December 16, 2017
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Drug Policy Alliance, Policy Coordinator, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Equality Now, Institutional Giving Manager, (New York, NY)
Due Date: December 29, 2017
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Fund for Global Human Rights, Director for Regional Programs, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic at CUNY School of Law, Iraq Project Director, (Long Island City, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Human Rights Watch, The Middle East and North Africa Division Intern, (Geneva, Switzerland)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Human Rights Watch, Communications Intern, (Brussels, Belgium)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Humanity in Action, Fellowship, (New York, NY)
Due Date: January 8, 2018
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International Migration Initiatives, Policy Officer, (New York, NY)
Due Date: January 5, 2018
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International Institute on Race, Equality, and Human Rights, Short-Term Legal Consultancy, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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International Rescue Committee, Officer, International Programs Department, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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International Senior Lawyers Project, Consultant, (Yangon, Myanmar)
Due Date: January 15, 2017
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International Service for Human Rights, Human Rights Defender Legal Fellowship, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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NACCP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Digital Communications Strategist, (New York, NY or Washington DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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NACCP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Legal Secretary, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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NACCP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Senior Researcher, Thurgood Marshall Institute, (New York, NY or Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, Policy Analyst, Immigrant Women’s Health and Rights, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, Legal Counsel, (Boston, MA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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NGO Working Group on Women, Peace, and Security, Policy & Research Fellowship, (New York, NY)
Due Date: December 10, 2017
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Open Society Foundations, Litigation Officer, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Open Society Initiative for Europe, Program Specialist, (Budapest, Hungary)
Due Date: December 30, 2017
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Sanctuary for Families, Senior Staff Attorney, Immigration Intervention Project, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Sylvia Rivera Law Project, Director of Survival & Self-Determination Project, (New York, NY)
Due Date: January 15, 2018
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Texas Workforce Commission, Spring or Summer Law Clerk, (Austin, TX)
Due Date: January 2, 2018
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University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, Assistant General Counsel, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Urban Justice Center, Senior Staff Attorney, (New York, NY)
Due Date: January 5, 2018
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Job Post for the week of December 4, 2017

Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation for Human Rights, Social Media Campaigner Position, (Remote)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Amnesty International, Senior Campaigner, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, Consultant, (Bangkok, Thailand)
Due Date: December 8, 2017
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Casa Cornelia Law Center, Staff Attorney, (San Diego, CA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Central American Resource Center, Staff Attorney, (Los Angeles, CA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Center for Constitutional Rights, Legal Intern, (New York, NY)
Due Date: December 8, 2017
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Center for HIV Law and Policy, Summer Legal Internship, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Children’s Law Center of Massachusetts, Internship, (Lynn, MA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Drug Policy Alliance, Policy Coordinator, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Equality Now, Program Officer, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Equality Now, Institutional Givings Manager, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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FishWise, Human Rights Project Manager, (Santa Cruz, CA)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Global Health Fellows Program, Method Choice Intern, (Washington, DC or Arlington, VA)
Due Date: December 13, 2017
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Human Rights Funders Network, Manager, Research Initiatives, (New York, NY)
Due Date: December 15, 2017
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Humanity in Action, Fellowship, (New York, NY)
Due Date: January 8, 2018
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Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Human Rights Advocates Program, (New York, NY)
Due Date: January 31, 2018
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Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability, (New York, NY)
Due Date: February 15, 2018
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International Institute on Race, Equality, and Human Rights, Short-Term Legal Consultancy, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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International Service for Human Rights, Human Rights Defender Legal Fellowship, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Jewish Council for Public Affairs, Criminal Justice Project Manager, (New York, NY)
Due Date: December 20, 2017
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International Service for Human Rights, Human Rights Defender Programme Intern, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Justice Centre Hong Kong, Public Policy and Fellowship Research, (Kowloon, Hong Kong)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, Policy Analyst, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Namati, Global Advocacy Fellowship, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Namati, Global Network Fellowship, (Location Flexible)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Namati, Global Network, Latin American Fellowship, (Location Flexible)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Namati, Global Programs Fellowship, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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New York Anti-Violence Project, National Policy Coordinator, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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The Ohio Disability Rights Law and Policy Center, Attorney, (Columbus, OH)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Transparentem, Stakeholder Relations Manager, (New York, NY or Washington, DC)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Peter A. Allard School of Law, Allard Prize Manager, (Vancouver, BC)
Due Date: December 2, 2017
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Physicians for Human Rights, Network Program Officer, (New York, NY)
Due Date: Rolling basis
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Vital Voices, Human Rights Program Internship, (Washington, DC)
Due Date: January 31, 2018
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