Human Rights

Challenge yourself, work on your personal development, learn from dedicated and passionate colleagues and assist an inspirational organisation in their work towards social justice and the promotion of human rights. Our human rights internships give you the chance to make a genuine difference in the lives of some of the most vulnerable members of South African society whilst gaining a valuable insight into what daily life working for NGOs or advocacy organisations is really like.

Human Rights programmes available:

CareerFocus options:

Social justice, Refugee work

Women’s rights


Youth empowerment

Programme attendance options:

Physical Attendance

Virtual Attendance

Programmes available

Human Rights Internship Programmes
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Human Rights Volunteering Programmes
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Key programme features

We are ready to help you design and enjoy your own Human Rights learn abroad programme. Here are the options available in the field of Human Rights.

Choice of two programmes

We have two primary programmes to suit your needs. In some instances we also offer virtual placements.

Unlimited duration as standard

You can come for as long as you need without paying any extra fees.You'll receive the same level of support.

Backed by concrete promises

We are 100% on your side. We guarantee every aspect of your trip with unrivalled promises.


Need to focus on a precise niche or two? No problem! Your programme can focus on your specialist areas.

Immersive cultural experience

We'll help you engage with the culture and personal benefits of being in a foreign country.

Virtual placements

Save on travel and accommodation costs, pay a far lower fee. All while building your professional network.

Academia friendly

We will handle all aspects of academic accreditation, including direct liaison with your tutors and academic staff.

Future career friendly

We will write full reference letters for your placement(s) to optimise future employers' first impression of you.

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Why do people apply for Human Rights programmes?

There are many different reasons why people want to participate in Human Rights Internship & Volunteering programmes abroad, here is a selection of the hopes and aspirations of other people who may be just like you!


Current Human Rights Job Openings

Here are some current or recent internship job opportunities in this career area. We do not publish all openings - so please contact us to hear about others.

Client management and programme development assistant: Refugee rights

A strong interest in and some academic background in human rights, law and policy, politics or sociology Fluent in English with excellent communication skills Confident speaker Organised and independent worker

The Organisation: A non-profit organisation that works with refugees in Cape Town to help them gain access to employment, accommodation, healthcare and education.
Keywords: Human rights, Law, Public policy, Refugee rights, Client management, Internship
Programme Development Assistant: HIV/Aids Prevention & Community Empowerment

Excellent communication skills Previous research experience would be beneficial Confident speaking on the phone Creative thinker

The Organisation: An inspiring non-governmental organisation that creates and delivers empowerment and training programmes to help meet the Global Goal of eliminating HIV/AIDS by 2030 and UNAIDS targets pertaining to testing, treatment, and viral suppression.
Keywords: Human Rights, Programme development, Community development, Community empowerment, Public health, Internship

Programmes available

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Available Human Rights Learnerships

Good news, we also offer in depth learnerships in this career area. Take a look at the exclusive programmes we offer below:

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