The Hindu American Foundation is looking for a Human Rights Fellow to work virtually for the 2022 Spring Semester.
The fellowship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have an interest in human rights, international relations, and Hinduism generally. Fellows will have the opportunity to have their work published on HAF and other platforms, and may be eligible for volunteer hours or course credits at their university, if applicable.
The ideal candidate will be hard-working, dependable, detail-oriented, able to work independently or as part of a team, and professional with strong communication and writing skills. We are looking for emerging leaders who want to make a difference and contribute to HAF’s mission in the field of human rights.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Review media reports on human rights abuses towards Hindus to contribute to HAF’s Save Pakistan’s Stolen Girls initiative
- Conduct analysis of Hindu hate on social media to contribute to human rights reports
- Work on outreach to academic centers and museums regarding the Bengali Hindu Genocide
- Assisting the Director of Human Rights with other research and outreach tasks as appropriate
The HAF Human Rights Fellowship is unpaid and runs from January 3, 2022 through April 1, 2022.
Work days and times are flexible, but applicants are required to commit at least 10 hours per week in a standard, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm work week (in their respective time zone).
Eligible applicants are encouraged to submit the following materials to email@example.com with “Human Rights Fellow” in the subject line:
- Statement of Interest (200 words or less): Briefly explain why you are interested in advocating for the human rights of Hindus around the world.
- Resume (one page): Your resume must include your GPA, field of study, any prior work/internship experience, as well as any extracurricular activities, on-and/or off-campus. Please also include links or attach pdfs of any prior publications.
The deadline to apply is December 3, 2022.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who have successfully met the above requirements will be contacted.