Amnesty International Reviews

Updated Jan 16, 2021

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3.8
59%
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Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty (no image)
Salil Shetty
71 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working with passionate people with the same values & knowing that what you do day to day contributes to Human Rights Impact(in 54 reviews)

  • "Friendly co-workers; conducive work environment(in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "Measuring human rights impact is difficult so a challenge for every(in 25 reviews)

  • "hard work, long hours, potential donors sometimes not willing to give(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Legislative Coordinator 

    I have been working at Amnesty International part-time

    Pros

    Great environment, great people. Wonderful place to be.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

  2. "Easy money. Kinda."

    4.0
    Former Employee - Field Manager in Tampa, FL

    I worked at Amnesty International full-time

    Pros

    Starts off at 15, able to get raises, ability to bonus from week 1.

    Cons

    weekly quotas. can literally be fired any day.


  3. "Loved my experience"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern 

    I have been working at Amnesty International part-time

    Pros

    - Great Team -Hands-on projects

    Cons

    -Big org so you do not get to meet everyone

  4. "Boring Job"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Telephone Fundraiser 

    I worked at Amnesty International full-time

    Pros

    The schedule is nice. Some days you start at 11 or 1

    Cons

    Low Pay. No opportunity for Growth

  5. "Amnesty Campaigner"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Campaigner 

    I worked at Amnesty International part-time

    Pros

    The pay for the work was good

    Cons

    The safety protocols were not effective

  6. "Stressful"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Telemarketer 

    I worked at Amnesty International full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and coworkers are fun, work is rewarding

    Cons

    Job can be stressful most of the times

  7. "..."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amnesty International part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    felt good to give back to the world

    Cons

    wasn't properly managed didn't feel professional

  8. "Door to door sales"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Canvasser 

    I worked at Amnesty International full-time

    Pros

    Weekly pay was good Hours were decent

    Cons

    Too many policy changes Training wasn’t taken seriously

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  9. "A great role for those starting out their careers in activism"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Legislative Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Amnesty International part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Allows a lot of liberty in prioritizing state-level legislation for local and student groups to act upon

    Cons

    Upper management can be slow to respond and is sometimes unorganized, prompting long wait times for a go-ahead

  10. "Great people, hard work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Field Canvasser 

    I worked at Amnesty International full-time

    Pros

    the people who work as canvassers are great

    Cons

    the work is extremely physical, long hours on your feet

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