Fall 2020 Internship, Europe & Eurasia: Applications due Thursday (Aug. 20)

Freedom House promotes the spread of freedom and democracy around the world through research, advocacy, and programs that support frontline activists. We are a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Freedom on the Net, and Nations in Transit. With a dozen field offices and two U.S. offices, we support the right of every individual to be free.


The internship with the Europe and Eurasia program at Freedom House is an excellent opportunity for an emerging human rights work professional to develop hands-on experience in policy analysis and program administration in a very dynamic setting of multi-year, multi-partner projects. This internship’s primary scope of work is to provide substantive input and analysis into new and ongoing programs in Turkey, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. This position will report to Senior Program Manager for Europe & Eurasia and will work in close collaboration with project staff in DC and in the field. The success of the intern in this position heavily depends on their ability to self-organize and structure their work under deadlines and competing priorities.

This is a temporary internship for currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students that will last for one semester, with a possible extension based on student’s performance and availability. This position requires a time commitment of a minimum of 30 hours per week, with a modest stipend as compensationThis is a remote location opportunity. 

The deadline for fall semester applications is August 20, 2020. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews will take place throughout August, and the expected start date for this role is in early September 2020.

To learn more about the application process, follow this link.