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ISHR Interns and Fellows

Meet the talented, passionate people who are gaining experience at ISHR - and who bring a whole fresh look into our activities!

Our internships and fellowships provide hands-on experience working for an international non-governmental organisation as well as the opportunity to contribute to our work supporting human rights defenders, strengthening human rights systems, building and leading human rights coalitions, and responding to significant and systemic human rights concerns. 

Our interns and fellows make up a diverse team of incredibly talented and passionate people: meet them below!

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Pauline Bertschy

(she/her)

Communication Associate

Pauline Bertschy joins ISHR as a Communications Assistant for a 6-month mission. She holds a Master's degree in Marketing and is passionate about human rights advocacy...
Photo of ISHR team member Pauline Bertschy

Pauline Bertschy

(she/her)

Communication Associate

Pauline Bertschy joins ISHR as a Communications Assistant for a 6-month mission (PPE+). She holds a Master’s degree in Marketing and is passionate about human rights advocacy issues. Pauline’s values of respect and equity guide her work making her committed to promoting these principles in all aspects of human communication.

ISHR fellow Angela Chukunzira

Angela Chukunzira

(she/her)

Fellow

Angela is an activist and sociologist keen on digital justice, seed sovereignty and labour justice. She has...
ISHR fellow Angela Chukunzira

Angela Chukunzira

(she/her)

Fellow

Angela is an activist and sociologist keen on digital justice, seed sovereignty and labour justice. She has been involved with social movement organising and digital organising during the pandemic. She has been recently involved in working on the intersecting issues of technology and labour in Kenya for both cloud and on location workers.

José David Enriquez

(he/him)

Programme Intern

David is a last year last student at Universidad Rafael Landívar. He's very passionate about international law and arbitration and pursues a career in this fields.

José David Enriquez

(he/him)

Programme Intern

David is a last year last student at Universidad Rafael Landívar. He’s very passionate about international law and arbitration and pursues a career in this fields.

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Nicolas Feuilloy

(he/him)

HR Assistant

Nicolas joins ISHR for a 6-month mission as Human Resources Assistant to help to maintain and develop HRM processes and department’s...
Photo of ISHR team member Nicolas Feuilloy

Nicolas Feuilloy

(he/him)

HR Assistant

Nicolas joins ISHR for a 6-month mission (PPE+) as Human Resources Assistant to help to maintain and develop HRM processes and department’s daily activities. Previous to ISHR, he achieved 10 years of professional experience of customer services. Passionate by human relationships and cultures, he is particularly keen to support diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Alaitasune Love Geiger

(she/her)

United Nations Advocacy Intern

Alaitasune joined ISHR in 2023. She supports ISHR efforts at the United Nations Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee and conducts research for...

Alaitasune Love Geiger

(she/her)

United Nations Advocacy Intern

Alaitasune joined ISHR in 2023. She supports ISHR efforts at the United Nations Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee and conducts research for ISHR publications. Before joining ISHR, Alaitasune worked on immigrants’ legal rights and equitable food access efforts. She is finishing her degree in Diplomacy & World Affairs.

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Isabel Hershey

(she/they)

Programme Intern

Isabel holds a BA in the Arts and Humanities and a BA in Anthropology from Michigan State University. She is a current student at the University of Michigan Law School, specializing...
Photo of ISHR intern Isabel Hershey

Isabel Hershey

(she/they)

Programme Intern

Isabel holds a BA in the Arts and Humanities and a BA in Anthropology from Michigan State University. She is a current student at the University of Michigan Law School, specializing in human rights law. She values civic engagement, equity, and sustainability for all people.

ISHR intern Bita Jalalian

Bita Jalalian

(she/her)

Intern

Bita is currently an undergraduate student at Princeton University studying Public and International Affairs and has background in...
ISHR intern Bita Jalalian

Bita Jalalian

(she/her)

Intern

Bita is currently an undergraduate student at Princeton University studying Public and International Affairs and has background in French, Persian, and education. Before joining ISHR for a summer internship, Bita worked with INGOs on peace negotiations, translations and research to promote freedom and democracy. Additionally, she has research experience on U.S. policing from work with the EMLER Report under guidance of the UN High Commissioner.

ISHR intern Humberto Mendez Ramos

Humberto Menez Ramos

(he/him)

Programme intern

Humberto is a last year Master Student at the Geneva Graduate Institute. He is convinced that we are all agents of development, and...
ISHR intern Humberto Mendez Ramos

Humberto Menez Ramos

(he/him)

Programme intern

Humberto is a last year Master Student at the Geneva Graduate Institute. He is convinced that we are all agents of development, and thus, security providers. Interested in topics related with global migration governance, human rights’ protection mechanisms, and the study of fear and violence in our societies.

Work with us

Our human rights internships mix exciting projects! As an intern, your talent will be recognised and you will fully participate in the life of our NGO. Since 2021, ISHR is committed to offering paid internships and fellowships only. Our interns and fellows receive some stipend from a third party or directly from ISHR. Working with us is a great opportunity for a first human rights internship or a human rights summer internship. 

Find out more about open positions for internships.