A B.A. degree and a minimum of two years full-time relevant employment are required. Excellent written and verbal skills, experience in and knowledge of the non-profit and advocacy community, maturity and the capacity to supervise College students are required.
The successful candidate should also possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team, the capacity to handle multiple tasks, to be careful about details, to have good time-management skills, and have proficiency with computers. International living and working experience or experience working in international education or study abroad programs are strongly preferred, fluency in a second language preferred.
This is a half-time position which pays $6000 per quarter for three quarters (a total of $18,000 for the academic year). The Internship Coordinator will have an office in the Human Rights Program and is expected to work primarily at the office. The Coordinator reports to the Human Rights Program Executive Director.
Apply by April 30 by sending all materials to Sarah Moberg, Assistant to the Director, Human Rights Program, University of Chicago – firstname.lastname@example.org
A cover letter, resume, writing sample, and contact information for at least two references are required. The writing sample can be academic or non-academic (a report, a journalism piece) of 2000 words or less. It can be an excerpt from a longer piece. Interviews of finalists will be held in May. You must have authorization to work in the United States.