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Jobs and Funding

Current Openings

The Human Rights Center hosts students over the summer to work in collaboration with various local, national, and international partner organizations. This summer the organizations are as follows: 

Legacies of War: an educational and advocacy organization working to address the impact of the American Secret War and the conflict in Southeast Asia, including the removal of unexploded ordnance (UXO). Legacies of War raises awareness about the history of the Secret War bombing of Laos, provides space for healing the wounds of war, and creates greater hope for a future of peace.

FREEST International: a non-profit organization with the mission to prevent human trafficking through education by empowering students to take action.

Immigrant and Refugee Law Center: a non-profit organization that provides pro bono legal services across a spectrum of humanitarian needs for low-income immigrant and refugee families.

Gender Teach Initiative - Uganda: a holistic and gender perspective organization aimed at empowering women, young girls, activists, feminists and human right defenders with skills to thwart online censorship.
Montgomery Count Prevention Coalition: is comprised of community leaders with a passion to prevent substance misuse and promote positive mental health.

Abolition Ohio: works in partnership with concerned community members and partner organizations in the Miami Valley and across the state and the country to prevent human trafficking, protect victims and survivors, and help prosecute the criminals responsible through awareness-raising, advocacy, education, and research.


Responsibilities (potential areas for partnered organizations):

  • Research;
  • Data analysis;
  • Communication and marketing;
  • Policy and advocacy;
  • Database development and program organization

Required qualifications:

  • Genuinely engaged and interested in human rights/social justice;
  • Highly proficient in Google Suite
  • Proficient in working on social media (especially LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter);
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and independent;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Be able to work both independently and as a strong team player; and
  • Able to work flexible hours.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Cultural Competency training and/or awareness
  • Intermediate or Advance knowledge of Spanish, French, and/or Arabic
  • Experience using Canva, Adobe Creative Platforms
  • Experience working on a team remotely.

Position Information:

Work Hours: Working hours are flexible, with some regular time during weekly business hours. We expect weekly hours to be your organization to be approximately 10-15 hrs/week.

Length of Position: Summer 2024

If you would like more information about upcoming opportunities email

If you are interested please fill out the form

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