LEGAL RESEARCHERS

As a Legal Researcher with Sisters For Change, you will have the opportunity to provide legal research support to Sisters For Change projects in India, Indonesia and the UK. You will be exposed to a wide range of human rights law, international standards on violence against women, and domestic law related to sexual and domestic violence, harassment and discrimination in Europe and Asia. In addition, you will research case law, analysing trends and patterns in judicial decision-making, and provide case management support to our project partners and paralegals.

Requirements

  • 3rd year undergraduate or master’s level law or human rights students or graduates committed to social justice and human rights.
  • Independent thinkers who want to challenge stereotypes and discrimination, and contribute to positive social change in their community.
  • Students who are highly motivated and able to deliver carefully written and analysed research briefs to a set deadline.
  • Attentive to accuracy and detail, and highly organised with ability to work independently.
  • Available to commit four days per month for a minimum period of six months.

Application process

If you would like to apply for a Legal Research Internship, please email research@sistersforchange.org.uk enclosing an up-to-date CV and cover letter setting out in no more than 500 words why you are interested in legal research and working with Sisters For Change, and the skills and qualities you bring to the role.

MEDIA & COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIPS

As a Media/Comms Intern with Sisters For Change, you will have the opportunity to help build Sisters For Change’s online presence and voice. We are rolling out a new social media strategy and you will support the team to implement that vision, bringing your own personal stamp to how we move forward as well as fresh thinking and new ideas about how we engage with a wide network of supporters, advocates, champions and partner networks.

Requirements

  • 3rd year undergraduate or master’s level students or graduates committed to communicating, writing and campaigning on social justice issues.
  • Independent thinkers who want to challenge stereotypes and discrimination, and contribute to positive social change.
  • Students who are highly motivated and able to deliver carefully written and researched press releases, articles, blogs, tweets and Facebook entries.
  • Good knowledge of on and offline news media and all social media platforms. Knowledge or experience in crowd-funding platforms an advantage.

Application process

If you would like to apply for a Media and Communications Internship, please email info@sistersforchange.org.uk enclosing an up-to-date CV and cover letter setting out in no more than 500 words why you are interested in working on Sisters For Change’s on and off-line communications, a new idea that you would implement, and the skills and qualities you bring to the role.

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