Want to kick-start your human rights career?

Our passionate interns play a critical role in helping us achieve human rights impact in Australia and across the globe. Internships are a great way to get hands-on experience in certain fields, on issues that you’re passionate about.

Internship opportunities at Amnesty International Australia are made available on an as needs basis. Opportunities often exist in the following teams:

  • media and public relations
  • finance
  • activism
  • Legal and Government Relations
  • community campaigns
  • casework
  • administration.

Current internship opportunities


Sorry, there are no current availabilities. Please contact your local action centre for volunteer opportunities. 


When positions are available they will be advertised above. Interested applicants need to apply to the selection criteria listed in the advertisement and attached an updated CV demonstrating any relevant experience they may have.

If you are interested in an ongoing role with Amnesty International Australia please visit our Volunteering page.

Our internships

New Zealand supporters take part in Auckland's Pride Parade
© Amnesty International / Rachel Banfield

Intern placements run for a defined length of time, are often based around specific learning requirements and project outcomes, and can be a requirement for certain tertiary study requirements.

Please be aware that our internships are voluntary, and that we do not provide interns with:

  • any monetary allowances or remuneration.
  • accommodation or accommodation allowances.
  • assistance with travel or reimbursement of travel costs.
  • assistance in organising visas or completing visa applications.
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