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Interested in journalism? Volunteer with Privacy International!

Privacy International is looking for volunteers to help its Communications team, specifically researching and writing for Privacy International's blog. Areas of focus would be on breaking news, investigative reporting, and thoughtful analysis on technology and human rights, surveillance, and privacy. If you are interested in journalism or writing, this is a great opportunity to build your portfolio.

Each volunteer will have the opportunity to work alongside Privacy International's small, passionate team as we work to hold companies selling intrusive surveillance technology and the states using it to account.

Volunteers will assist Privacy International's team at our offices in Holborn and must be able to commit to a minimum of three days per week for two months. At the moment we only offer placements to those who can come into the office. Desirable applicants will possess:

  • a strong commitment to fighting unlawful surveillance and other intrusions into private life by governments and corporations
  • a background in writing or journalism
  • excellent writing and communication skills
  • creative ideas on how to disseminate Privacy International's work to a wider audience
  • maturity and independence
  • initiative and demonstrated ability to work without supervision

To apply, please send a covering letter, CV, and two writing samples (published blogs or media clippings are preferable) to We are hoping to fill this position as soon as possible.

Please see the employee information section of our privacy policy to find out how we take care of the information given to us by prospective employees and volunteers.