Freedom House

Freedom House produces research and reports on a number of core thematic issues related to democracy, political rights and civil liberties. Their research and analysis frame the policy debate in the United States and abroad on the progress and decline of freedom. Learn more about Freedom House here

Remote Internship Opportunity

Research & Analysis Internship

The Fall Research & Analysis Intern will assist with the research and production of annual reports produced in the New York office: Freedom in the World, Freedom on the Net, Freedom and the Media, and Nations in Transit. This position is remote. This internship requires a twelve-week commitment during the Fall of 2020 and is designed for individuals currently enrolled in an academic institution.

Interns are fully integrated into the operations of the Research & Analysis team; they attend internal and external meetings and have opportunities for small-group and one-on-one discussion with staff members at all levels. Our program offers a personalized experience based on research team needs and individual preferences, helping you to reach your professional development goals. Mentoring and feedback are consistently provided throughout the term to promote continued development. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Conduct online research on topics relevant to Freedom House publications
  • Prepare concise summaries of materials gathered through research
  • Fact-check, edit, and proofread documents for internal and external purposes
  • Assist with the development of presentation materials
  • Assist with other administrative activities such as data entry and publishing content to the Freedom House website
  • Assist with the preparation of offsite meetings
  • Propose and research articles for Freedom House’s blog
  • Administrative duties and responsibilities as assigned

Relevant Experience and Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and be able to receive academic credit or fulfill an academic requirement 
  • Background or interest in international affairs, political science, human rights
  • Experience conducting intensive online research
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; foreign language skills a plus
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to appropriately prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Ability and desire to ask thoughtful questions
  • Positive attitude, strong personal motivation, and willingness to learn
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work at all times
  • Familiarity with Freedom House publications
  • Graphic design experience is welcomed

Internship Specifics


DURATION: 8-10 weeks. 40 hours a week during Fall term. (number of hours per week as well as start and end dates can be flexible based on candidate)


Fall 2020 Deadline: Wednesday, August 19, 2020


The standard grant for a remote internship is $1500, meant to help defray expenses while student is engaged in internship opportunity.

To be eligible for funding you must have an "L term" status with the college.


To apply for funding, complete the ONLINE APPLICATION by August 12 at 4pm. Candidates may indicate preference for up to three potential internship sites during a single application cycle and are required to answer a short supplemental question for each site. An application is considered INCOMPLETE if it does not include ALL items listed below.

**Please note: Log-in by using your Dartmouth credentials/net id through the link provided above. Please do not create a new sign in. If you have any issues or questions please contact  We advise that you submit early and do not wait until the deadline.  The application will close at 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time.**


You are required to submit a resume/CV  with your application at the time of submission. These are uploaded directly into the application.

Resume or CV

  • Please submit a current resume or CV.

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