The Australian Human Rights Institute offers a number of internships for UNSW Law & Justice students. For internship application dates and deadlines, current UNSW Law students should visit myLaw or contact Law Student Services for more information. 

Australian Human Rights Institute internship

Work with the director and senior leadership team of the Australian Human Rights Institute on major events, research projects and advocacy activities. Interns will develop human rights skills and a get a better understanding of the pathways into human rights work. 

Australian Journal of Human Rights internship

Work with the editorial team of Australia's first peer-reviewed journal devoted exclusively to human rights development in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and internationally. Interns will complete diverse tasks relating to all aspects of the production cycle, from screening submissions to identifying and liaising with reviewers and copyediting manuscripts before they are sent to production. Read more about the journal here.

Human Rights Defender internship

Work with the Institute's communications team to commission, curate and write content promoting human rights work and the work of the Australian Human Rights Institute's staff and associates in the Human Rights Defender digital digest.

UN Committee for the Rights of People with Disabilities internship

Interns work alongside Rosemary Kayess, Committee Member on the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in preparing report submissions to UN Committee on individual communications and common documents. 

Media/Communications internship

Internships are also available to UNSW students enrolled in MDIA3007 Media and Arts Internship.

Media/Communications interns assist the Institute's communications team to promote our activities and events to media, the public and those involved in human rights work.

For inquiries, please contact the UNSW Arts and Social Sciences Work Integrated Learning Unit.