About the Organisation
Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) is a division of the Socio-Legal Information Centre (SLIC). SLIC is a non-profit legal aid and educational organization, registered under the Registration of Societies Act, 1860, Indian Public Trust Act, 1950 and the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act, 1976.
About the Internship
HRLN’s internship programme is a challenging and interesting experience for those committed to human rights and social justice in India. We offer an exciting opportunity to participate in movements for social change and welcome people from all fields to contribute to our initiatives. Interns and volunteers are an integral part of our dynamic team and we greatly value their efforts, creativity and contributions.
HRLN appreciates the support it receives from its National and International interns/volunteers. The interns and volunteers go back with the commitment to contribute to society through the experience they have gained while working with them.
Interns will build their capacity
- In conducting research related to HRLN’s initiatives.
- In drafting public interest petitions.
- In conducting fact-finding missions.
- In writing articles and publications for the website.
- In organizing workshops and conferences and such-like.
They might also be required to travel to other parts of India to conduct fact-finding and research on human rights issues.
HRLN welcomes and encourages internship applications from students in law schools and Institutes of Social Work that are less well known and outside the metro cities.
Priority consideration will be given to applicants who have exhibited an interest in human rights, social and legal issues, and an eagerness to interact, learn and teach, for example by their voluntary work or activism on relevant causes.
A minimum commitment of three months for international interns and one month for national interns who will work with an advocate or a social worker. Interns are expected to show professionalism while performing their tasks and produce a report at the end of their assignment.
How to Apply
If you are interested to undertake an internship programme, please send your application form, a recommendation letter, writing sample and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with a title in the subject line of your email: ‘Internship at SLIC: (mention month)’.
Applications must be submitted before three months thereafter (January for April, February for May, March for June, and so on.) You can also apply in earlier.