January 15, 2015 at 10:02 am

Amnesty International Summer Internship Applications Due Feb. 13

Amnesty International summer internship applications are due Feb. 13.

The Sara Katherine Ullman Memorial Internship was established by the family of the late Sara Ullman, who at the time of her death was a student in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. This endowment provides an opportunity for a student to participate in a summer internship with Amnesty International in Washington, DC.  It is designed to enable young persons to express values and interests in human rights and international affairs.

Amnesty International logo

Amnesty International logo

The Internship provides up to $2,500, depending on the income from the endowment’s investments, to cover expenses in Washington and the opportunity to earn academic credit. The criteria for selection to the internship are as follows:

  • A demonstrated interest in human rights and international affairs
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Any major
  • Evidence of ability to work both as an independent self- starter and a team member
  • Knowledge of a language other than English

Preference is given to an undergraduate student. If none qualify for the Internship, a graduate student may be considered.

Interested students should contact Amy Simons  at for an application, which must be submitted, together with the requested information, to Dr. Myra Waterbury, Department of Political Science, Bentley Annex, Room 228, Ohio University, no later than Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

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