Past Summer Opportunities
Danielle Harris '21 spent a summer advocating for asylum seekers in South Africa at the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town.
In summer 2019, Yale senior Marwan Safar Jalani was working in the Middle East and North Africa division of the Human Rights Watch headquarters in New York City. His internship focused on researching the Syrian government practices in checkpoints, detention centers and prisons.
Brenda Cachay was in DC in summer 2019 with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, an entity whose goal is to promote and protect human rights in the American hemisphere through an individual petition system, monitoring, and training.
Joelle Besch (YC '21) worked in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan at For Families, a nonprofit that focuses on creating well-being, respect, and equality for families in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Maria Melchor (YC ’18) spent a summer in Geneva researching immigration detention regimes in North America for the Global Detention Project.