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 30 years, ETAN has worked in solidarity
with the peoples of East Timor (Timor-Leste), West Papua, and Indonesia.
ETAN advocates justice for past rights violations, genuine
self-determination for East Timor, and democratic development of one of
the world�s newest nations. ETAN supports human rights and democracy in
Indonesia. Current projects include advocating for a fair maritime
boundary in the Timor Sea, campaigning for justice for past human rights
crimes, opposing military assistance to Indonesia, and monitoring the
human rights situation in Indonesia, West Papua and Timor-Leste.
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; helping with outreach via social media, 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
City or remotely.
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
to both work independently and with others;
- Ability to pay attention to detail and to juggle
Flexibility to respond to changing 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 also 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