Intern with ETAN
Organize for human rights!
The East Timor & Indonesia Action Network (ETAN)
is seeking interns.
Work with us for human rights and
What is ETAN?
For more than 20 years, ETAN has
worked in solidarity with the peoples of East Timor (Timor-Leste) and
Indonesia. ETAN advocates justice for past rights violations, genuine
self-determination for East Timor, and democratic reconstruction of one
of the world’s newest nations. ETAN supports human rights and democracy
in Indonesia. Current projects include campaigning for justice for past
human rights crimes, working to oppose military assistance to Indonesia,
and monitoring the human rights situation in both countries. ETAN also
pays close attention to events in West Papua.
What do ETAN
ETAN interns actively
assist the movements for
justice in solidarity with the peoples of
Indonesia, West Papua, and Timor-Leste (East Timor).
ETAN interns gain experience, skills and knowledge
in the areas of policy and political advocacy, international politics,
media, fundraising, and organizing.
We are small office, so intern
responsibilities will be varied depending on your skills and interests.
These responsibilities can include research, writing
and editing; maintaining and building relations with
the media, other organizations and
grassroots activists; administrative tasks; and monitoring and analyzing news and
developments in Indonesia, West Papua and East Timor. Interns also participate
in educating decision-makers, fundraising, organizing
events, and other necessary tasks. Interns will
help maintain and expand ETAN's presence in social media and the
Interns work in New York
it is possible for
especially-motivated interns to work from elsewhere.
Commitment to ETAN's mission;
- Excellent written, verbal, organizational, and
- Excellent computer skills, proficiency in social media;
- Self-starter with an ability to take initiative and
work independently and with others;
- Ability to pay attention to detail and to juggle
Flexibility to respond to changing daily tasks;
Ability to fluently or proficiently speak, read
and/or write in Tetun, Portuguese, or Bahasa Indonesia is a plus;
Experience in web design and website maintenance a plus.
While ETAN can not pay
interns, but we can work with your school program for credit. We may also be
able to reimburse some internship-related expenses.
Length of Internship
Flexible, minimum one
Hours Per Week
10 or more hours/week
How to Apply
Applications are accepted at any time
and starting dates are flexible. To apply,
please e-mail resume and writing sample, along
with a cover letter explaining your reasons for applying and
highlighting any relevant experience.
East Timor and Indonesia Action
Tel. 914-690-4391; email:
We look forward to hearing from