Category Archive: HRI Students

Graduating Class of 2014 in Human Rights: Congratulations!

The UConn Human Rights Institute is excited to announce our graduating class of 2014! Our spectacular students will be leaving us to work in places around the world, including South Africa and Haiti.… Continue reading

Undergraduate Internship Experience: ACLU of Connecticut

  Hello, readers! I have been interning at the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut since July 2013. I was originally only planning to intern there for the fall semester, but I was… Continue reading

Undergraduate Internship Experience: CT Women’s Education and Legal Fund

My name is Sarah Edelman and I am currently a senior at UConn! I am majoring in Political Science with a minor in Human Rights. This year I have been interning with the… Continue reading

Human Rights Alternative Break to Oklahoma: By Undergraduate Mary Mackie

My name is Mary Mackie and I was the Trip Director for the Human Rights Alternative Spring Break 2014, which was focused on Native American issues. Alternative Breaks are run through Community Outreach,… Continue reading

Bangalore Mediation Centre Internship Experience

My name is Jonathan Sykes and I’ve been at the University of Connecticut since Fall 2009, and have gradually been developing on both a personal and an intellectual level since that point. My… Continue reading

Undergraduate Internship Report: Witness

WITNESS logo.  Source: http://www.witness.org Hello all, My name is Camille Kritzman and I am a senior graduating this December 2013, with double majors in Latin American Studies and Psychology, with a minor in… Continue reading

Undergrad Internship Update at the ICTY: Meika Freeman

Hello All! My name is Meika Freeman and I graduated from UConn this past May as a History and Human Rights major.  I have been interning at the International Criminal Tribunal for the… Continue reading

Human Rights Major and Alumni Profiled by UConn Today

Human Rights Major, Senior Sharon Hwang, Intern at Freedom House in Washington, D.C. Profiled in UConn Today as well as Alumni Mentor Jeffrey Smith. Excerpt from the UConn Today article: Hwang participated in… Continue reading

Undergraduate Internship Reflection: Women Moving Millions

My name is Alexis Berglund, and I am currently a senior in the Human Rights Minor program at UConn, as well as a work study student at the Human Rights Institute. My major… Continue reading