Become an Intern

Internships at HRC provide an entry route for students and young professionals to get into international development consulting. Interns will have the opportunity to support our work in advancing human rights, gain hands-on experience working with consultants from diverse backgrounds, and receive training to develop their professional skills.

We’re looking for positive, creative, and open-minded individuals who have a passion for pursuing a career in international development, human rights, and/or policy, and have an interest and basic knowledge on human rights, preferably in the following topics: migrant labour rights, modern slavery, human trafficking, and sustainable development. If this sounds like you, apply to HRC’s internship today.

For any questions or concerns, please contact sharlene.c@humanity-consultancy.com

Current Vacancies

Mandarin-Speaking Research & Communication Intern

Key responsibilities

  • assist with research and drafting of documents such as reports, blog posts, and policy briefings
  • support writing and translation between English and Chinese
  • support projects and advocacy campaigns
  • administrative support

What to expect?

  • one-on-one mentoring to enable you to complete assignments and projects to develop your skillset
  • an opportunity to publish your own research project upon completion of the internship
  • a supportive working environment where the team members learn and grow together
  • connection to HRC’s professional network of consultants, researchers, and other experts
  • opportunities for personal development in your career

Qualifications

  • 3rd year university students and above, preferably with a background in related subjects, such as international development, human rights, sociology, and public policy
  • native fluency in Mandarin (including a native-level understanding of traditional Chinese characters) and working knowledge of English
  • strong written and communication skills
  • ability to work independently as well as effectively collaborate with team members
  • a strong willingness to learn, share, and grow with the HRC team

Working hours: 8-10 hours/week, flexible working hours

Stipend: £200/month

Location: home-based

Start date: 7th February 2022

Duration: 2 months with possibility of extension

How to apply?

Please send a CV (in English or Chinese) and a cover letter (in English) to sharlene.c@humanity-consultancy.com. Please include “HRC 2022 Mandarin-speaking intern_your name” in the subject line.

The following questions are highly recommended to be included in your cover letter:

  • Why are you interested in joining HRC?
  • What do you expect to take away from this internship?
  • What can you bring to HRC?

Application deadline: 23:00 GMT 15th January 2022

Indonesian-Speaking Research & Communication Intern

Key responsibilities

  • assist with research and drafting of documents such as reports, blog posts, and policy briefings
  • support writing and translation between Indonesian and English
  • support projects and advocacy campaigns
  • administrative support

What to expect?

  • one-on-one mentoring to enable you to complete assignments and projects to develop your skillset
  • an opportunity to publish your own research project upon completion of the internship
  • a supportive working environment where the team members learn and grow together
  • connection to HRC’s professional network of consultants, researchers, and other experts
  • opportunities for personal development in your career

Qualifications

  • recent graduates or students who have completed at least two years of an undergraduate degree, preferably with a background in related subjects, such as international development, human rights, sociology, and public policy
  • native fluency in Indonesian and working knowledge of English
  • strong written and communication skills
  • ability to work independently as well as effectively collaborate with team members
  • a strong willingness to learn, share, and grow with the HRC team

Working hours: 8-10 hours/week, flexible working hours

Stipend: £200/month

Location: home-based

Start date: 7th February 2022

Duration: 2 months with possibility of extension

How to apply?

Please send a CV (in English) and a cover letter (in English) to sharlene.c@humanity-consultancy.com. Please include “HRC 2022 Indonesian-speaking intern_your name” in the subject line.

The following questions are highly recommended to be included in your cover letter:

  • Why are you interested in joining HRC?
  • What do you expect to take away from this internship?
  • What can you bring to HRC?

Application deadline: 23:00 GMT 15th January 2022