IHTI Research Intern

Summary

The International Human Trafficking Institute is looking for an active youth organizer to serve as a part-time Research Intern. The Research Intern reports directly to the Program Coordinator and will be responsible for assisting IHTI with specific research projects while gaining valuable insights into the internal working of a human rights-based non-governmental organization. The individual must be able to work up to 15 hours per week in downtown Atlanta. An interest in human trafficking and human rights issues is required. Individuals should also be detail-oriented and be able to produce high-quality work products with limited supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Execute the research plan as developed by the Program Coordinator and Associate Program Coordinator
Be responsible for general office administrative duties including database management
Prepare and curate a variety of resource materials (audio, visual, and print) useful to youth activists working to end human trafficking
Assist in gathering practical information on activism and organizing
Provide support for program planning and the execution of events
Design surveys and questionnaires to support program monitoring and evaluation
Attend meetings and training programs as required to support job duties and/or self-development
Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

Have authorization to work lawfully in the United States. IHTI is not able to sponsor an employment-based visa status.
Work in the administrative offices of The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, in downtown Atlanta.
Have access to a laptop computer with necessary software.
Must be friendly, outgoing, and have a passion for ending human trafficking.
Strong attention to detail and research capabilities.
Carry out duties in a professional manner.
Capability to effectively multi-task and prioritize
Ability to work a flexible schedule based upon the needs of IHTI.
This position is available from May through August 2016. The intern may work up to 15 hours per week at a schedule that is mutually agreed upon in advance. The intern will be compensated at a rate of $10 per hour.

Application Instructions

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to: ihti@civilandhumanrights.org.
Include the position title and your last name in the subject line of the email.

Applications are due by March 31. All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be open until a candidate is identified.

 

About The International Human Trafficking Institute

The International Human Trafficking Institute (IHTI) was established in 2014 as a program of The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc. Inspired by the legacy of student organizing within the American civil rights movement and youth organizing within today's global human rights struggles, IHTI connects with student leaders and young professionals to organize and advocate for the end of human trafficking. IHTI is cultivating the next generation of leaders in the youth movement to end human trafficking by sharing ideas, strategies, and knowledge in preparation for, and execution of, direct action campaigns. For more information, visit http://theihti.org.

About the Center for Civil and Human Rights

The Center for Civil and Human Rights in Downtown Atlanta is an engaging cultural attraction that connects The American Civil Rights Movement to today's Global Human Rights Movements. The Center features a continuously rotating exhibit from The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, which includes many of Dr. King's documents and personal items. Visitors will be immersed in experiential exhibits through powerful and authentic stories, historic documents, compelling artifacts, and interactive activities. The Center is a source for ongoing dialogue — hosting educational forums and attracting world-renowned speakers and artists who work on a variety of human rights topics. For more information, visit www.civilandhumanrights.org.