Executive Interns will support Accountability Counsel’s strategic communications goals and organizational operations, in addition to contributing to the organization’s wellness and security initiatives. This position offers interns the opportunity to learn how a small legal nonprofit is run.

Responsibilities may include developing social media content, drafting communications materials, researching media targets, monitoring news and current events within the field, supporting the staff wellness and security committees, and contributing to the general operations of the organization.

We seek interns who demonstrate an interest for the organization’s mission and values, as well as a desire to work with a human rights advocacy-oriented nonprofit. Executive Intern applicants should demonstrate an interest and understanding of our work, strong written and oral communication skills, and a keen attention to detail. All applicants are expected to have completed at least two years of their undergraduate education before applying.

We accept applications from undergraduate students and recent graduates (within one year of graduation).  Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and international students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Spring and Fall positions are unpaid volunteer positions, but we will be happy to work with your institution to arrange academic credit. For Summer positions, we ask that applicants make diligent efforts to secure funding from their schools or other external sources. If you are not able to obtain such funding, stipends may be available to cover costs of living, so we encourage all to apply.

After posting, we accept applications year-round and on a rolling basis. Below is our typical application cycle calendar for undergraduate internships. If you are working on an alternative academic calendar, please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss an alternative timeline.

Spring
Internship Period: January – April
Internship Parameters: 16 hours per week minimum.
Application Timeline: reviewed beginning in October; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Summer
Internship Period: June – August
Internship Parameters: 40 hours per week; 10 week minimum.
Application Timeline: reviewed beginning in January; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Fall
Internship Period: September – December
Internship Parameters: 16 hours per week minimum.
Application Timeline: reviewed beginning in May; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Undergraduate Student Application

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