The University of Texas at Austin   School of Law

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice

Partners for change at the intersection of academics and advocacy.


Undergraduate Students: Practical Opportunities


Undergraduate Internships

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Rapoport Center undergraduate interns help facilitate the fifth annual conference (seated, from bottom left): Nathan Abell, Aasha Rajani, Shailie Thakkar and Vanessa Toufaily.

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at the University of Texas School of Law offers Fall, Spring, and Summer internships to undergraduates who need internship credit, want human rights research experience, and desire to work in the field of human rights. Interns are chosen based on their academic credentials and background and interest in community outreach and human rights. Learn more.

Human Rights Student Advisory Council

The Human Rights Student Advisory Council (HRSAC) consists of representatives of undergraduate human rights organizations and individual at-large members. The HRSAC has a dual role: it represents the undergraduate voice in the Rapoport Center's human rights work by advising the Center on undergraduate needs, and it increases collaboration and communication between undergraduate human rights organizations to build greater undergraduate awareness and participation in human rights-oriented activities. Learn more.

Student Human Rights Organizations

There are a number of student organizations on campus, working on various human rights issues. View a list of these student organizations to learn more. Contact the Human Rights Student Advisory Council (HRSAC) if you would like to suggest an organization for the list below.