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Refugee & Migrant Rights

Refugee & Migrant Rights

Assist NGOs that provide education and support services to Moroccan migrants and refugees, many of whom have been intending to reach Europe through North Africa. Interns with a passion for human rights and international law will benefit from first-hand experience both understanding and assisting these minority-group communities.

Internship Highlights:
  • First hand teaching experience, particularly in English
  • Provide support and education to people who get genuine benefit from your efforts
  • Get an understanding of human issues in migrant communities
  • Gain international experience while interning remotely from home without having to travel
Type of host organizations:
  • NGOs
Gain academic or course credit
Everything arranged for you from $1099 (approximately 1099)
Available year-round, start when you like
Intern part-time or full-time from anywhere
Choose your duration: 100, 200 or 350 hours
Personal online orientation & coaching
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Eligibility requirements and Associated career paths
Eligibility requirement

Suitable for interns focusing on human rights, international development, law, social work, psychology, media, or related fields. High School graduates aged 18+ may be accepted, depending on the strength of their application (including any relevant experience, with a desire to learn and grow within this field).

Language requirements

This internship is conducted in English.

Associated career paths

Domestic and International Advocacy, Humanitarian Service Worker, Policy Developer, Program, Educator, Volunteer Coordinator, Fundraiser, Human Rights Lawyer, Public Health Worker, Campaign Manager, Program Administrator, Diplomat, Foreign Affairs Worker, Political Adviser, Public Sector Worker, Foreign News Correspondent, Journalist

Internship details

Support refugees and migrants in Morocco and gain practical work experience with NGOs by interning remotely from home.

This is a remote internship you can undertake virtually from home. Click here to view in-country internships in Law & Human Rights Support, if you would prefer to intern abroad.

This remote internship program in refugee support and migrant rights out of Morocco serves to promote human rights and provide basic services to disadvantaged refugees and migrants. Interns are placed with the only NGO in the city of Rabat that works with migrants and refugees to give them a place of solace and teach new skills. If you have an interest in human rights and teaching, you can gain career-relevant international experience and make a meaningful difference.

Virtual interns can gain insight into the lives of migrants living in Morocco and have scope to contribute to educational programs for them. These may be taught in English or French. Educational oriented activities are coordinated in collaboration with the local supervisor, involving effective communication strategies and the development of worksheets and tests, to encourage learning and assess progress.

Interns also contribute to the wider picture of migrant rights by supporting fundraising and awareness campaigns. Those with design or communications skills can help to build content and resources for the NGO’s website. All internship tasks are arranged in collaboration between the intern and local coordinator/supervisor.

In all cases, interns should expect that the initial phase of their remote internship will focus on gaining some introductory knowledge. You may start by gaining an understanding or overview of what you can build upon, develop, learn, and contribute. Ensure that you ask questions and provide feedback during the introductory period, so that your supervisor understands how you’re progressing. This will help them to better understand important details, such as how quickly you learn, what you find challenging, what you find interesting, etc.

Understand and expect that individual internship experiences vary. Therefore, if you’re at a more introductory level, you should reasonably expect a more introductory internship. Likewise, if you’re interning for a shorter duration, you will have a different experience from someone who is interning for a longer duration. Placement preferences are considered but always subject to availability.

Career Benefits

Refugee & Migrant Rights interns learn from a qualified and experienced supervisor, and can be involved in:
  • Prepare online English lessons for groups of 6-8 migrants

  • Prepare online tests to assess the competency level of the participants

  • Create workshops and ideas to work on during online teaching sessions

  • Work on other projects related to supporting migrants and refugees, such as fundraising and awareness campaigns

  • Maintaining and updating the NGO’s website and social media accounts

Professional development opportunities:
  • Get experience teaching English and other skills to migrants and refugees

  • Help to promote awareness of migrant issues that address inequality

  • Support the human rights disadvantaged communities in an African setting

  • Gain practical skills and boost your employability, with guidance from Intern Abroad HQ’s Experiential Learning Curriculum to support your learning and cultural intelligence

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Academic credit available for all internships

Gain course credit from your college or university and meet your academic requirements when completing an internship abroad or remote internship program with Intern Abroad HQ.

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Program fees

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$499 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$499 deposit payment) will be due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.

Program Fee
100 hours (3 weeks full time, or 5 weeks part time) $1,099
250 hours (8 weeks full time, or 12 weeks part time) $1,499
350 hours (13 weeks full time, or 17 weeks part time) $1,799
  • 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 $499 (approximately 499) 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.