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International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims Summer Internship (Copenhagen, Denmark)

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The Donia Human Rights Center (DHRC), in partnership with the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) (Copenhagen, Denmark), seeks applications for a fellowship to support a summer internship with the IRCT. The successful applicant is expected to spend at least eight weeks, between May and August 2023, working with the IRCT on membership data collection and research.

The fellowship provides a stipend of $5,000 to defray the costs of living for the internship period. Applications will be reviewed by the DHRC and IRCT. The fellowship will provide an additional $1,000 to reimburse travel expenses.

Upon completion of this internship, fellows are expected to deliver a presentation of their internship projects and experiences and submit a written reflection to DHRC.

The goal of the fellowship is to support an undergraduate with a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in human rights. Applications will be evaluated on the quality of the statement of purpose, the applicant’s record of achievement, and their promise for the internship position with the IRCT.

Application Deadline: To Be Determined

Notification: To Be Determined



International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT)

As a network of over 160 torture rehabilitation centers in 76 countries, the IRCT is the world’s largest membership-based civil society organization specialized in the field of torture rehabilitation. The work of the IRCT provides context to health-based rehabilitation within all pillars of the global fight against torture: prevention, accountability and reparation. Together our movement is effective in fighting torture across the globe. The core strength of the movement stems from a triad of values: Solidarity, Equality and Democracy. Our key distinctive feature is a holistic health-based approach to torture rehabilitation. In addition, we define ourselves as private, non-partisan, and not-for-profit, as well as being governed by democratic structures. Our diverse membership shares three common characteristics; each member is a legally independent organization that is rooted in civil society and each provides rehabilitation services to at least 50 torture victims annually. All of our members are committed to the global movement, and its mission to further the right to rehabilitation of every torture victim.

The Torture Journal

The IRCT publishes the Torture Journal, an international scientific journal that provides an interdisciplinary forum for the exchange of original research and systematic reviews by professionals concerned with the biomedical, psychological, and social interface of torture and the rehabilitation of its survivors.