interns

Undergraduate Internships

Undergraduate interns bring excitement and expanded capabilities to the Rapoport Center. Fall, spring, and summer internships are available for undergraduates who are interested in:

  • Working on human rights and social justice research and advocacy projects
  • Learning how an academic center functions
  • Engaging in human rights scholarship
  • Gaining practical experience
  • Collaborating with faculty, staff, and students


Summer 2017 Interns Rachel Zein and Emily Cantwell

Interns play an important role at the Rapoport Center, and support various initiatives depending on their background, interest, and the needs of the Center. Primary duties include:

  • Assisting with research and advocacy projects
  • Supporting the coordination and publicity of events and programs
  • Writing and editing articles, designing layout, and working extensively with the software program InDesign for the Center's Annual Review publication
  • Expanding the Center's social media outreach
  • Providing administrative support for Center programs
  • Contributing written work for press releases, website, and Annual Review publications
  • Serving as liaison to UT undergraduate community (through the Human Rights Student Advisory Council) and helping develop Center's undergraduate outreach
  • Assisting Co-Directors, Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Fellow, Human Rights Scholars, graduate students, and affiliated faculty with other projects and tasks as assigned

Internships offer a stipend. Selected interns should be available at least 10 hours per week during the semester, and 20 hours per week during the summer.

View our current interns