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Human Rights Watch Overview

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New York, NY
201 to 500 employees
1976
Nonprofit Organization
Social Assistance
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is watching out for everyone. The organization's mission is to prevent discrimination, uphold political freedom, protect people during wartime, and bring offenders to justice. HRW researches human rights violations around the world and ... Read more

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    Pros

    Passionate, smart, international community, where if you're a self-starter you can do amazing things

    Cons

    Need to work on internal accountability

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Human Rights Watch Interviews

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Human Rights Watch (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    Applied to the job online with my resume, cover letter, writing sample and reference list. After a couple of weeks of waiting, I spoke to someone who works at the organization. Incidentally, that person connected me to the person who was leaving the job, who found my resume amidst a pile over 1,000 applications.

    I did not have to go through a formal phone interview. Instead, I was given a writing exam. The exam was one-hour and required email composition, document translation and writing a short report on your preferred language.

    After a couple of weeks waiting, I followed up and received a notice that I had to wait one more week. Then I was told I did not make it to the final round with the division's director. When I asked why I was not selected, they told me the other person just did a better job with her writing and translation.

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