Human Rights Internship A (SCLG6913)


The human rights internship offers students in the Masters program the opportunity to work intensively in a major domestic or international human rights organisation, so as to gain a working knowledge of human rights practice. Under the supervision of a member of the organisation, students will undertake a specific focused task relevant to the organisation's mandate and work with faculty to draw links between their practical project and theoretical issues concerning human rights. Available to Master of Human Rights candidates only - a limited number of internships will be offered. Department permission required.

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work will be assessed on the 140hrs placement and completion of 2000wd placement journal

Practical work

20x7-hr days (140hrs equivalent) in full-time or part-time blocks (to be negotiated) in an internship placement

Faculty/department permission required?


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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

24 credit points from the Master of Human Rights program

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