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Seeking Civil Engagement Intern at Human Rights Advisory Commission | Spring 2020

By on October 28, 2019 in Internships

The Human Rights Advisory Commission is seeking a Civic Engagement Intern 

Applications are due by November 30, 2019.

The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission is searching for an Intern focusing on Civic Engagement and Promoting Human Rights at the Community Level. This position will focus on learning experience in community involvement in Barnstable County on Human Rights issues. The Intern will have the opportunity to learn about Human Rights issues by working with a volunteer Commission in County government. They will also be involved with supporting the various activities and events of the Barnstable Human Rights Coordinator and the Human Rights Advisory Commission through various administrative support tasks and attending and assisting at community events, as availability allows. This learning experience will also be ideal for a student who is creative and interested in technology and working on a website to educate the public on activities in the community, along with assisting with designing materials, flyers, and brochures.

Hours: flexible


  • Good Administrative Skills
  • Creative Social Media & Technology Skills
  • Ability to follow through on assigned projects and complete on time
  • Maturity and Reliability to work independently, with guidance from supervisor
  • A sincere interest in experiential learning & supporting Human Rights and community involvement
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely fashion with only minimal supervision.

Education level preferred: Open to all students enrolled in an accredited university and who have an interest in human rights/or a focus on marketing and publicity.

What can you expect to gain from this internship?

The Intern will:

  • Learn about facilitating Human Rights education at a community level
  • Learn about and develop experiential knowledge of Community Involvement in local government;
  • Learn about and experience Team-work and collaboration w/in Community volunteer groups
  • Expand on creative technology skills through enhancing a website (, developing a Facebook page, and utilizing Twitter and other social media accounts to educate the community on Human Rights issues and events.

Learn more about the Human Rights Advisory Commission



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