Disrupt North Korea Program Intern, Human Rights Foundation (HRF)

Posted: Aug. 12, 2016

Disrupt North Korea Program Intern, Human Rights Foundation (HRF)

Full Time


Location: New York City.

Application Deadline: August 24, 2016.

Position Overview: The Human Rights Foundation's 2016 fall interns will assist the program team with translating, writing, and editing Korean-language text and media, as well as assisting with clerical and administrative work. Tasks include editing and proofreading written communication and media articles, conducting online research, and supporting HRF’s Flash Drives for Freedom campaign. There will also be administrative tasks include filing, mailing, and some data entry. The intern will also assist in the planning of HRF's annual human rights conference, the Oslo Freedom Forum.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate should be a self-motivated college student passionate about defending human rights globally and possessing excellent research and communication skills in English and Korean. This is an ideal position for someone who would like to learn multiple aspects of working for a human rights nonprofit. Sound judgment, focus, organization, an ability to work under pressure, and a sense of humor are imperative. Fluency in Korean - reading, writing, and speaking - is required.

Compensation: $1,000/month for full-time availability.

How to apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to info@hrf.org. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants will only be contacted if they are selected for an interview.