Human Rights Watch

About Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is an international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, incisive and timely reporting, innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and success in changing the human rights-related policies of influential governments and international institutions.


Digital Division Intern

June 2019 - July 2019 New York City, NY
“Human Rights Watch is very intentional about providing interns a range of interesting learning opportunities. Every week, interns can take advantage of speaker series events where they learn about researchers and staff within the organization. Additionally, there are skill building workshops, intern bonding events, and occasional field trips, such as visiting local criminal court hearings to understand the importance of contemporary bond reform. The staff are extremely supportive and genuinely care about providing interns a rich learning experience. ”

Research Intern

August 2018 - September 2018 New York City, NY
“The nature of the work that I was involved in was very inspiring and overwhelming at the same time. Documenting human rights violations in various areas is certainly pressuring but also makes you more responsible and motivated to do your work. I learned so much from my experience -- from my research and the staff, to an extent that I am now considering a career in law.”
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Questions & Answers

Is there a formal training program built in Human Rights Watch?

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Would you recommend the Human Rights Watch as a good place to start off my first job?

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For someone interested in working at the Human Rights Watch, what should I talk about in my interview?

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