Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y Justica (ACIJ)


ACIJ is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to defending the rights of the most disadvantaged groups in Argentine society and strengthening Argentina’s democracy. It defends the effective enforcement of the Argentine constitution and promotes compliance with the laws that protect disadvantaged groups, while aiming to eradicate discriminatory practices and contribute to the development of participatory and deliberative democracy practices. Founded in 2002, the organization consists of a core group of professionals and an Honorary Council of distinguished professors. In order to achieve its mission, the organization utilizes litigation to enforce human rights, monitors compliance with state obligations, conducts budget analysis to demand fair distribution of resources, researches and monitors government practices, and generates innovative tools that promote transparency and citizen participation through communication technology.

Industry: Human and Civil Rights
Sector: Non-Profit
Office Size: Small (11 to 30 full-time staff members) 
Neighborhood: Microcentro

Intern Project Examples

Research Intern

Legal research, data collection, and fieldwork, working alongside the organization’s staff of lawyers on economic programs, social issues, cultural rights, disability rights, human rights, or democratic institution strengthening

Spanish Level Required: Advanced
Hours per Week: Full-Time

Address: Av. de Mayo 1161, Microcentro


In the words of past interns:

Working at ACIJ has been an extremely rewarding experience, and I would recommend it to anyone interested in law and public policy! I loved the work culture and the people.