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The Women's Refugee Commission unfortunately cannot acknowledge unsolicited applications for employment or internships. No calls, please.

The Women’s Refugee Commission/International Rescue Committee considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. The Women’s Refugee Commission/IRC is an equal opportunity employer.

Current job openings:

Intern, International Campaign to End Gender Discrimination in Nationality Laws


The Campaign Intern will support the Campaign Manager in a variety of tasks, primarily focused on Coalition building, outreach and related administrative tasks. The position is a fantastic opportunity for graduate students interested in learning about and building skills in human rights advocacy, advancing gender equality, and issues related to statelessness. The position is for 16 hours/week, though hours are flexible depending on intern availability and Campaign needs. This unpaid internship includes a small monthly stipend to cover transportation and minor expenses.

Read more: Intern, International Campaign to End Gender Discrimination in Nationality Laws

Communications Intern

Among other activities, the communications intern will contribute directly to the WRC's social media, reports, major events, and email appeals. She or he will also provide overall support to the Women's Refugee Commission’s communications department. The internship is an opportunity to work closely with professional communications staff, develop strategic communications skills, learn large-scale event planning, and learn about the humanitarian field. 

Read more: Communications Intern