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Country: Nigeria
Organization: Amnesty International
Closing date: 1 Mar 2022

Job Description:

AIN Research and Campaign Intern


Closing Date: 24 February 2022

Directorate: Amnesty National Office

Office Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Type: Fixed Term Contract

Contract Duration: 6 months



The research and campaign intern will assist in monitoring human rights developments; supporting campaigns and growth activities; and carrying out research in various areas of focus including but not limited to arbitrary arrests, unlawful detentions, unlawful killings, women's rights, media freedom, civic space, freedom of expression, forced evictions, torture and cruel inhuman and degrading treatment, discrimination, and access to justice.



The suitable candidate must have demonstrated interest in human rights, e.g. through previous work, membership of an organization, involvement in advocacy of human rights, etc and must have a flexible approach to work, and willingness to undertake a range of tasks.



Amnesty International is a global movement with the aim to end human rights abuses. Independent, international, and influential; we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom, and truth wherever they're denied. Amnesty International Nigeria is a national entity that is part of the global movement, and we campaign for meaningful human rights change to build a culture of respect for human rights in Nigeria.


  • Assist with research and investigations on the human rights situation in Nigeria.
  • Monitor human rights developments including decisions by national, regional and international human rights bodies.
  • Support in the development, organisation and implementation of campaigning, communication, human rights education, and growth activities by searching for and collating relevant information, developing short notes or briefings and documenting materials in a systematic manner for easy retrieval


  • A bachelor's degree or higher national diploma (HND) in a relevant field or relevant professional qualifications. Degrees in social sciences or international relations, law would be an advantage. A master's degree is a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English; other relevant local languages or additional foreign languages desirable

Please note that this role is based in Nigeria. Only those legally authorized to work in Nigeria are advised to apply for this job.

There will be a 3-month probation period for all postholders.

For detailed information about the role, please see the JDs below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let's get to work.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.

How to apply:

Application URL: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=c2ltcmVuLjM5ODAyLjM4MzBAYW1uZXN0eS5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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