The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea is seeking current undergraduate students, recent post-graduates, and M.A. candidacy applicants for semester, 6-month, and 1-year internships at HRNK’s headquarters in Washington DC.
Competitive applicants should have a strong interest in North Korea and human rights; however, candidates from a variety of concentrations will be considered. Specifically candidates with backgrounds in:
Successful applicants will be asked to provide references as well as undergo a formal interview process before being offered an internship. Applications will be processed on a rolling basis. We strongly recommend that applicants apply at least 6 months prior to their anticipated start date. Internships are typically unpaid, but academic credit is honored. A minimum commitment of 20 working hours per week is preferred.
The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 435
Washington, DC 20036
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