International Labor Rights Fund (ILRF)
ILRF is a nonprofit organization founded in 1986 to promote workers' rights in the global economy, particularly in connection with international trade. The Washington, D.C. office is the single main office. There are 6 employees in the office and a broad network of collaborators in union, academic and related progressive communities. This is a "pro-labor" internship.
ILRF seeks a program intern to assist the Campaigns Coordinator. This intern will work with experienced organizers to develop strategy for ongoing campaigns and engage in hands on experience by attending meetings with ILRF staff and playing an integral role in activity planning. Projects may include but are not limited to writing reports, designing campaigns, assisting with translation, as well as assisting with speaking tour logistics and database entry. This person would ideally be an undergraduate in the Washington, D.C. area. The person should be able to commit to at least 20 hours of work per week. The candidate preferably has a demonstrated commitment to human rights work and is highly motivated. An understanding of international human rights issues and/or foreign languages is desirable. Must be able to multitask, work creatively and independently with little supervision.
Human Rights in International Trade - Program Intern
ILRF seeks an intern to assist with ongoing research and campaigning in the field of human rights and international trade. The intern would be responsible for researching, analyzing and remaining current on international trade negotiations and relevant U.S. domestic policy. Past issue areas have included: the U.S. Farm Bill, agricultural subsidies, cotton, and the preparation of labor complaints under trade review mechanisms. This person would ideally have a background in issues of the international political economy and a demonstrated commitment to human rights work. An understanding of international human rights and labor issues and/or foreign languages is desirable. Must be able to multitask, work creatively and independently with little supervision.
Corporate Greed/Wal-Mart Intern
The International Labor Rights Forum (LaborRights.org) seeks an activist-oriented intern to support Wal-Mart campaigning activities. This intern will be responsible for supporting a wide variety of activities including grassroots organizing, campaign outreach, coordinating events, research, and writing. Much of the research is geared towards tracing the global commodity chains of products sold at big box retailers like Wal-Mart, while also investigating the labor conditions where such goods are produced. As such, applicants are expected to hold some background knowledge in global political economy and also have a strong understanding of issues related to corporate social responsibility, union organizing and US trade policy.
The International Labor Rights Forum (LaborRights.org) seeks an intern to support ILRF’s communications related activities. The ILRF has been in existence for over 20 years and continues to play a vital role in exposing labor rights abuses around the world. Whether through campaigns, research, or public policy, ILRF has a story to tell and this Communications Intern would aide in that task.
Duties include: writing press releases, news clipping, monitoring blogs, updating press lists, and depending on experience communication strategy development. Graphic design and web skills are highly desirable.
Japanese Speaking Campaign Intern
The International Labor Rights Forum (LaborRights.org) is a Washington, DC based advocacy organization that seeks to achieve just and humane treatment for workers worldwide.
ILRF seeks Japanese speaking intern to assist our Campaigns Team specifically within the Stop Child Labor Program. Two current campaigns that have a Japanese connection are the cocoa campaign and the Bridgestone Firestone campaign, which is a Japanese owned company.
Spanish Speaking Program Intern
The International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) is a nonprofit located in Washington, DC. ILRF is an organization focused on human and labor rights abuses that occur around the world. Our focus areas include: Creating a Sweatfree World, Ending Child Labor, Rights for Working Women, and Ending Trade Union Violence. More information can be found at LaborRights.org.
The ILRF seeks an intern to support our ongoing work particularly concerning Latin American program work.
This intern will work with experienced organizers to develop strategy for ongoing campaigns and engage in hands on experience by attending meetings with ILRF staff. Projects may include but are not limited to research, writing reports, designing campaigns and assisting with translation. The candidate preferably has a demonstrated commitment to human rights work and is highly motivated. Must be able to multitask, work creatively and independently with little supervision.