Legal Support for Human Rights Advocacy
This online law internship out of Tanzania helps NGOs to provide pro bono assistance to vulnerable people in human rights, discrimination, anti-corruption and gender equality issues. There is a wide range of specialization possible, including criminal law, civil law, marriage law, commercial law, labour & employment law, or inheritance law.
- Intern with an NGO providing human rights legal support to disadvantaged people
- Intern with a law firm active in many legal specialties
- Supervision from a qualified and experienced lawyer
- Get insights in real court cases and learn from experienced attorneys how to prepare for court hearings
- Learn about the empowerment of underprivileged women and disadvantaged minorities in Tanzania
- Gain practical international work experience by interning remotely from home without having to travel
Type of host organizations:
- Legal support NGOs
- Law firms
Gain practical legal experience in human rights, anti-corruption, criminal law and commercial law on this online legal internship that helps NGOs in Tanzania provide pro bono assistance to vulnerable people.
This is a remote internship you can undertake virtually from home. Click here to view in-country Law & Human Rights Support internships, if you would prefer to intern abroad.
This online law internship out of Tanzania presents a unique opportunity for those looking to use their law education and experience to provide legal assistance to vulnerable people in Africa. Remote legal internships out of Tanzania are available in either NGOs that provide free services to disadvantaged people, or in local law firms, assisting lawyers with daily tasks.
Inequality in Tanzania means many people are denied basic human rights, however law interns in NGOs can help to provide pro bono assistance in areas such as labour law, family law, criminal law, commercial law and discrimination. Online legal interns can assist NGOs with campaigns aiming to address human rights issues, such as gender inequality in Tanzania. This can involve writing legal documents, website and social media content to support these causes. There may also be scope to collaborate with a lawyer who specializes in Human Trafficking and Combination of Sharia Law with Common Law.
Remote internships in law firms in Tanzania involve assisting lawyers with writing reports, preparing legal and court documents, and writing content for websites, social media and newsletters. Legal interns can also provide opinions on real and hypothetical cases, compare and contrast laws of various countries, and practice questioning witnesses.
Interns can state a preference for the type of work experience you would like to gain during your remote internship out of Tanzania, however placements are subject to availability.
Online internships from Tanzania are conducted in English.
Legal Support for Human Rights Advocacy interns learn from a qualified and experienced supervisor, and can be involved in:
A range of legal specialities, including labour law, family law, criminal law, commercial law or discrimination
Writing legal reports
Preparing legal or court documents
Writing content for websites
Producing social media content
Providing legal opinions
Comparing laws of different jurisdictions
Professional development opportunities:
Learn about the application of Commonwealth law in Tanzania
Learn from real and hypothetical cases, and discuss them with experienced local attorneys
Gain an understanding of human rights issues and the legal difficulties of underprivileged members of society
Learn about processes and preparations for court hearings
Get to know the work of an NGOs active in the field of human rights and women’s rights
Gain practical skills and boost your employability, with guidance from Intern Abroad HQ’s Experiential Learning Curriculum to support your learning and cultural intelligence
”My Legal Support internship has cemented my passion for human rights and given me even more enthusiasm for my career path. The internship provided me with a platform to practice what I want to become - a voice of the voiceless in the context of human rights in societies.”
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It’s free to apply for this internship. Once we have reviewed your suitability and accepted you onto this program, you’ll need to pay a deposit of US$449 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$449 deposit payment) will be due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.
Program Fee (USD)
|100 hours (3 weeks full time, or 5 weeks part time)||$948|
|250 hours (8 weeks full time, or 12 weeks part time)||$1,348|
|350 hours (13 weeks full time, or 17 weeks part time)||$1,648|
- Dedicated support before, during, and after your internship
- Sourcing and securing your internship placement
- Personalization of your internship plan
- Orientation and coaching with your supervisor
- Documented portfolio of your experiential learnings
- Academic credit facilitation
- International reference letter
- Certificate of Internship Completion
- A deposit of $449 USD is required to secure your internship
- Balance of your Program Fee is due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.
- All payments attract a 5% transaction fee to cover international banking fees and currency charges.
- International wire transfer payments attract a minimum fee of $75 USD.
- Terms and Conditions apply.
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