Research & Projects Intern

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre


  • Location: London
  • Salary: Unpaid
  • Contract Type: Internship
  • Closing Date: 04/02/2018

Working with our research staff and other members of our global team, you will assist in monitoring news about companies’ impacts on social and environmental issues, update our website on a daily basis with relevant reports, and provide support to web-based projects seeking to raise awareness about business and human rights. We are a small team and often ask interns to help with a variety of other tasks as well (see task description below). We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, reliable, and well-organised. You should have a strong interest in international human rights issues. You will need the ability to concisely communicate and demystify large amounts of complex information.

You should be self-motivated, and able to work independently while functioning well as a member of a small team. You will need research skills, but also must be willing to do a large amount of routine data input efficiently & accurately. Attention to detail and accurate spelling are essential. 

Period: Minimum commitment of 3 months part-time (2-3 days a week)

Reimbursement of local travel costs, and lunch up to £5 for interns who do not have funding for the internship from their university or other institution; we are unable to pay any stipend or salary.

Interviews: TBC

Start date: 19 February

Location: our office in central London (intern may also work from home at times if he/she wishes).

Please note that due to lack of resources we are only able to take applicants with a valid work/internship permit, and are unable to offer sponsorship.

For a full person specification and information on how to apply please click here.