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What is peta?

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 6.5 million members and supporters.

PETA opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview, and focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: in laboratories, in the food industry, in the clothing trade, and in the entertainment industry. We also work on a variety of other issues, including the cruel killing of rodents, birds, and other animals who are often considered “pests” as well as cruelty to domesticated animals.

PETA works through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns.

Peta's story

PETA was founded in 1980 and is dedicated to establishing and defending the rights of all animals. PETA operates under the simple principle that animals are not ours to experiment on, eat, wear, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way. PETA educates policymakers and the public about animal abuse and promotes kind treatment of animals. PETA is an international nonprofit charitable organization based in Norfolk, Virginia, with affiliates worldwide.

PETA believes that animals have rights and deserve to have their best interests taken into consideration, regardless of whether they are useful to humans. Like you, they are capable of suffering and have an interest in leading their own lives.

The very heart of all of PETA’s actions is the idea that it is the right of all beings—human and nonhuman alike—to be free from harm. Our world is plagued with many serious problems, all of which deserve our attention. Cruelty to animals is one of them. We believe that all people should try to stop animal abuse whenever and wherever they can.

Since 1980, PETA has campaigned to establish a global society in which humans consider the needs of what Henry Beston, noted American writer and naturalist of the mid-20th century, so beautifully called “the other nations.” We uphold the rights of individual animals to be respected. For most, that means simply leaving them alone.

Peta's victories

Through time peta has won so many battles in protecting the animals rights from banning the third world biggest clothing retailer to use alpaca fur to helping Engineers Develop New Ventilator for COVID-19 Patients—Without Animal Testing. if you are interested to know more about peta’s victories click the icon below

Good news

you can become an intern in peta . you just need to be qualified for the job. 

Here are the basics:

  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • You must be signed up for PETA’s Action Team.
  • You must have at least one year of work or volunteer experience.
  • You must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You must support PETA’s philosophy. 
  • You must share a commitment to the objectives of the organization.

How can you apply?

  • A cover letter
  • A résumé (Tell us about the animal rights club that you started, your volunteer work with
  • an open-admission animal shelter, or even that summer you spent abroad.)
  • Three letters of recommendation (These should be from teachers, managers, etc.—accolades from your mom won’t cut it!)
  • A video, a PowerPoint presentation, or something else that shows off you and your personality

Peta also need you support

PETA supporters are making the world a more compassionate place for animals, and your gift today can help. Giving as little as $5 can provide a neglected dog with a week’s worth of food, and a gift of $350 can help supply PETA investigators with the resources that they need to expose—and ultimately stop—animal abuse wherever it occurs.

You can be confident that your contribution to PETA will go straight to work helping animals—by ending horrifying experiments, funding investigations to expose cruelty on massive farms, stopping animals from being abused and killed for their skin, rescuing dogs and cats from neglect, and much more.

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