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- Policy Intern, US

- Policy Intern, US


Access Now

Access Now is a growing international human rights organization dedicated to defending and extending the digital rights of users at risk around the world, including issues of privacy, security, freedom of expression, and transparency. Our policy, advocacy, technology, and operations teams have staff presences in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East/North Africa (MENA), North America, and South/Southeast Asia, to provide global support to our mission.


Governments around the world are in an arms race to have the broadest surveillance authorities, the most invasive hacking tools, and contracts with the biggest intelligence companies. Too often these practices undermine human rights and digital security globally.

The Policy Intern will work directly with senior policy staff and support us in analyzing and contributing to international and national policy processes, advocating with governments and companies, building coalitions, and educating the public about important developments in privacy and digital security.

Interns can expect the following responsibilities, tasks and experiences:

To gain specialized knowledge in privacy and human rights law and policy

To work at the intersection of digital rights and national security

Be mentored and trained by a member of our policy team

Research, write, and edit policy briefs and position papers with attribution

Prepare external and internal advocacy materials and write blog posts

Meet partner groups and participate in on- and off-site meetings and strategy sessions

Attend and contribute to our team meetings

Gain insight into how international NGOs work


A successful applicant will be enrolled in or a recent graduate of law school or a graduate program in law, political science, international relations, or similar field. The applicant should have an interest in technology, digital and human rights, and political participation.

Being well organized, motivated, and reliable is crucial. Applicants should demonstrate research and writing skills. Please indicate on your application if you are fluent in a foreign language.

Interns will work out of our Washington, D.C. office.

This internship is currently unpaid, but we’ll gladly offer academic credit and assistance where possible.

Start date – ASAP

Application Requirements

To apply, send a copy of your CV or resume, a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position, and two references (An academic and a character reference) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please place “Washington DC Policy Intern – [Your Name]” as the subject line.

Posted on 7 June 2017

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