|Human Rights Defender - JURD7386|
The Human Rights Defender is a semester-long internship with the Human Rights Defender and the Australian Human Rights Centre (AHRC). The Defender is a tri-annual publication which has a long history with the AHRC and is known for providing high-quality, engaging content on human rights issues, both nationally and globally, in an accessible format. The Student Editor will be working as part of a team within the Defender and also within the AHRC.
Recommended Prior Knowledge
It is recommended but not required that you have studied either International Human Rights Law or Public International Law.
The Student Editor will work under the guidance of the editors of the Human Rights Defender. They will gain skills in editing and proofing, writing and commissioning and forming relationships with other human rights organisations, academics and members of the legal profession.
The Editorship will provide students with an understanding of current human rights issues as well as organisations and individuals operating domestically and internationally that advocate and campaign on these issues.
This is a pass/fail course. Assessment is based on satisfactorily completing the tasks set in producing the Human Rights Defender.