We welcome all students and recent graduates, and especially encourage graduate and law school students, to gain a deeper understanding of gender-based violence issues domestically and internationally. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about both the Minnesota legal system and the UN treaty bodies.
Monitoring hearings relating to domestic violence and sexual assault in Hennepin, Ramsey, and Washington County courts.
Data entry and analysis of court hearing data.
Researching international human rights instruments and country laws on violence against women.
Assisting staff with maintaining current information on www.stopvaw.org.
Supporting staff in preparation for human rights monitoring missions.
Providing research and support for numerous reports.
Organized, detail-orientated, and able to meet deadlines
Strong legal research skills
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Sensitivity to diverse cultures
Fluency in English
Strong English writing skills
Proficiency in a second language is a plus
Basic Microsoft Office 365 proficiency
Knowledge of citations