internships - Equality Now


Equality Now has summer internships for undergraduate, graduate, and law school students in our Americas, Africa, and Europe offices. Interns will receive invaluable firsthand knowledge on the human rights issues affecting women and girls around the world, legal advocacy techniques, international human rights mechanisms, and will help us to galvanize public support for gender equality campaigns. Internships typically last 8-10 weeks and hours/week vary by office. Please note that we are unable to arrange housing or visas and most internships are unpaid.

Open Internships

New York City

Summer Internship

The summer intern will have the opportunity to work across all of Equality Now's program areas and the Communications or Development departments. Tasks include: assisting in running advocacy campaigns by drafting actions and campaign correspondence, attending meetings, and participating in other advocacy efforts, contributing to development campaigns, and/or assisting with communications projects. 

How to Apply

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2020. Interested applicants should send an e-mail to specifying the internship type in the subject line and including the following materials combined into one document:

  • A Resume/CV
  • A cover letter specifying relevant skills, experience, and interest. Please make sure to note any foreign language skills.
  • A short writing sample

Please make sure to include your last name in the title of your document. Regrettably, due to the volume of applicants we receive, we are only able to respond to those who have been selected for an interview. A staff member will contact you directly to schedule an interview if you are selected.  

Equality Now is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships. Candidates must have authorization to work in the United States.