Women Enabled International, International Legal Intern

Women Enabled International (WEI) is now accepting applications for legal interns to support our international legal work in Summer 2017. WEI's summer internship program will provide interns an opportunity to work on a variety of legal advocacy projects to advance the rights of women and girls with disabilities worldwide.


Projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage organization's social media channels – including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn– from Hootsuite dashboard
  • Strive to increase organization's klout score
  • Monitor & reporting online news updates concerning the organization's key interests
  • Manage some administrative tasks as needed (e.g., updating databases, files, etc.)


About Women Enabled International:

WEI advocates and educates for the human rights of all women and girls, with an emphasis on women and girls with disabilities, and works tirelessly to include women and girls with disabilities in international resolutions, policies, and programs addressing women's human rights and development.



  • Eligible candidates must have completed at least one year of law school by June 2017.

  • Experience working on, and commitment to, women’s rights and/or disability rights is preferred, as is demonstrated knowledge of international and/or human rights law.

  • Candidates should be capable of complex legal research and analysis and should possess high quality writing, editing, and organizational skills.

  • Fluency in English is required.


Internship Overview:

The summer internship program will run from June through August 2017. Interns may be based in either Washington, D.C. or New York City. Interns are encouraged to seek outside funding sources for their internship, as this is an unpaid internship.


To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, a short writing sample (no more than 5 pages), and contact information for three references to legaladvisor@womenenabled.org. Please reference “International Legal Internship” in the subject line of your email. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis


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Contact WEI:
Stephanie Ortoleva, Esq.,

President and Founder

Women Enabled International, Inc.
1875 Connecticut Ave NW, 10th Floor
Washington D.C. 20009


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