Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration: Summer 2014 Internship - Israel

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Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration: Summer 2014 Internship - Israel
ORAM - Organization for Refuge, Asylum, & Migration - is the leading international nonprofit organization dedicated to helping refugees who have been forced to flee their home countries due to persecution based on their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. ORAM works to carry out its worldwide mission on multiple fronts, from direct client assistance and global advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex refugees and asylum seekers, to logistical support and training for refugee protection professionals, adjudicators, and other stakeholders worldwide. More information is available at www.oraminternational.org.

ORAM is seeking highly qualified and dedicated native French speaker interns to assist with research, writing, and translation. Intern duties could include legal research and writing on critical issues for LGBT refugee protection, research on conditions in refugees' countries of origin, and translation of advocacy material. No compensation is available from ORAM, but we will work with school funding or schools offering credit.

REQUIREMENTS
This position requires excellent research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work independently. Students with interest or experience in human rights, refugee law or gender studies, or those who have worked directly with clients, are especially encouraged to apply. High-level writing skills in English is a must. Interns will be expected to work 25 hours per week for a minimum of two months.

How to apply:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume in English, and a brief writing sample in English or French (5-10 pages) to the ORAM internship coordinator at internship@oraminternational.org.
  • Please include "Summer 2014 Internship Application" in the subject line of your e-mail.
  • Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled. All applications should be submitted electronically.
Closing date: 31 Aug 2014

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