This is an exciting opportunity to join ILGA World, the global LGBTI membership-based organisation with more than 1,600 member organisations in over 160 countries. Anyone with dedication to - and experience in regard to – human rights of and social justice for persons of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and sex characteristics who meets the requirements set out below is welcome to apply.
The internship is a great opportunity for somebody who has an interest in human rights and LGBTI issues and wants to gain experience in working for an international human rights organisation that represents LGBTI organisations, communities and movements on a global stage. It is aimed at LGBTI human rights activists who are at an early stage of their career.
The intern will provide assistance to ILGA World’s staff and will mainly work with and report to Paula Klik, Membership and Events Officer.
- Answer all personal and open-ended questions. Read the personal and open-ended questions carefully and demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria, as this informs the shortlisting process. The shortlisting process is based on an evaluation of each of the sections.
- Language. The application pack should be completed in English. Both shortlisted tasks and interviews will also be conducted in English (though other declared language skills may be tested)
- Other documents or materials. Do not attach a CV, pictures or any additional document, as they will not be used. Failure to respect this rule will negatively impact your score.
- Fill out all relevant fields by providing accurate and truthful responses.
- Confirmation email. You will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail upon completing the application. Should you have completed the application without having received such confirmation please reach out to get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org
- Late submissions. Please, plan your submission in advance. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Process after application
We expect to communicate our decision to shortlist a candidate by 15 April 2021. Please bear in mind that, if you have not been contacted by the end of April, this means that you have not been shortlisted for the position.
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a written task that will be sent on 16 April 2021. The deadline to deliver the task is 23 April 2021.
Interviews to candidates who are admitted to the final stage of the selection process are expected to take place in the week of 26-30 April 2021.
The interview itself will last approximately 45 minutes.
The selected candidate will be notified in early May 2021.
10 March 2021 Call for candidates
8 April 2021 (9 AM CEST) Deadline for applications
Before 15 April 2021 shortlisted candidates notified of results
16 April 2021 Written task is sent
23 April 2021 Deadline for written task
26- 30 April 2021 Interviews with shortlisted candidates
Early May 2021 Notification of selected and not selected candidates
May 2021 Successful candidate takes up the position
ILGA World Equal Opportunities Policy
ILGA World is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
ILGA World is committed to social justice, regardless of any individual or group characteristics, including gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sex characteristics, race, age, disability, ability, economic status, national origin, religion, ethnicity, and historical, cultural and geographic experiences, nonetheless recognizing the unique challenges faced by individuals with each of these characteristics and by those with intersecting identities.
We offer fair treatment to all current and potential employees, interns and contractors and aim to ensure that all such individuals receive equal treatment (including access to employment, training and opportunities for promotion, as relevant) regardless of any personal attribute as listed above.
ILGA World promotes gender and equality mainstreaming and it actively promotes equality in all policies and actions. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
Lesbian and bisexual women, intersex persons, trans and gender-non-binary persons, and persons from the Global South are especially encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
If more than one applicant is considered to be equally qualified for the position, priority will be given to applicants coming from marginalized and/or underrepresented groups.