Internship Opportunities

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The San Francisco Human Rights Commission (HRC) is not currently accepting general applications for internships.  General information on internships is below.




About the San Francisco Human Rights Commission

The HRC advocates for human rights issues and enforces non-discrimination laws as a municipal enforcement agency in the City and County of San Francisco.  For nearly 50 years, HRC has grown in response to San Francisco’s mandate to address the causes of and problems resulting from prejudice, intolerance, bigotry and discrimination.   We:

  •       Advocate for equity as well as human and civil rights;
  •       Investigate and mediate discrimination complaints;
  •       Resolve community disputes and issues involving individual or systemic illegal discrimination; and
  •       Provide technical assistance, information and referrals to individuals, community groups, businesses and government agencies related to human rights and social services.


About Internships

We value our interns and pride ourselves on providing educational and meaningful internship experiences. As a host organization, we ensure that interns will be actively engaged in important projects that are vital to our work.  

Interns have a unique opportunity to work on a variety of skills involving direct services, legal or policy research, and community outreach. 

Although HRC internships are unpaid, they are generally eligible for school accreditation and third-party fellowship stipends.


How to Apply

Applications are currently not being accepted for internships.  

HRC is dedicated to non discrimination principles and equal opportunity employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability or medical condition, Acquired Immune Deficiency (AIDS/HIV) or AIDS related conditions, political affiliation, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or domestic partner status, gender identity, parental status, veteran status, height, weight, or any other basis protected by law.


For more information, contact Noah Frigault, Senior Policy Analyst, at (415) 252-2531.