MHRN Seeks Applications for a Paid Internship
The Montana Human Rights Network has a long history of working for human rights, racial justice and responding to bigotry. The Combating White Nationalism and Defending Democracy program works to expose, diffuse and respond to racism, white nationalism and the extreme right by: producing original content research reports or briefings, stopping bad legislation, sharing best practices in messaging the issue, being pro-active and taking rapid response on these issues, making our research database accessible to supporters, creating model policies and practices for communities, and educating the public through community presentations. Montana Human Rights Network builds on MHRN’s current and previous programmatic work to continue the growth of new leaders in efforts for human rights, racial justice and combating white nationalism.
MHRN seeks an intern for 10-15 hours per week for 16 weeks (estimated 180 hours). The purpose of this educational internship is for the Intern to learn about the organization’s work and to gain valuable insight and experience. The Organization agrees to provide the intern with ample activities, learning opportunities, and skill building opportunities to the Intern.
Intern responsibilities include:
Work with MHRN staff in the Combating White Nationalism and Defending Democracy program to build analysis around: white nationalism, militia movements, anti-democratic actors, anti-public health measures, and anti- LGBTQ efforts in the state.
Work with program staff to respond to reports of hate incidents received on the MHRN hate incident reporting
Collaborate with Montana Human Rights Network staff to engage volunteers in civic participation around issues of racial justice and countering white nationalism and white supremacy in communities in Montana.
Participate in MHRN staff education and team building.
Other duties as assigned by Montana Human Rights Network Staff.
MHRN is an equal opportunity employer. We value and are committed to continuing the work to create a diverse
workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from people of color, Indigenous people, immigrants, women, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, Jewish and Muslim people, formerly incarcerated persons, and other marginalized groups. MHRN does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, faith, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, tribal affiliation, disability pregnancy or parental status, veteran status, or record of arrest or conviction and other protected classes of people.
Position is open until filled.
To Apply: Please send a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org