Deadline: 6 October 2017
Open to: recent graduates in journalism, international relations or law at the master’s level
Fellowship: US $60,000
Human Rights Watch is an international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.
Recent graduates (at the Master’s level) in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, area studies, or other relevant disciplines from universities worldwide. LL.Ms are also eligible. Graduates with LL.B. degrees or advanced degrees in other relevant disciplines may also be considered. For this cycle, we will consider Finberg Fellowship applicants with degrees received after January 2015 and before August 2018 as “recent graduates.”
Prior research experience, including experience conducting interviews, ideally in the context of human rights research, is required.
Related Skills and Knowledge
The salary for 2018-2019 fellows is US $60,000, plus excellent employer-paid benefits. HRW will pay reasonable relocation expenses and will assist employees in obtaining necessary work authorization, if required; citizens of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.
In order to apply fill the application form.
Please note that shortlisted candidates may be contacted at a later stage to submit the following: two letters of recommendation and an official law or graduate school transcript.
Applicants must be available for interviews in New York from late November to mid-December 2017.
Please direct inquiries, including technical difficulties with your application submission, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to the large response, application submissions via email will not be accepted and inquiries regarding the status of applications will go unanswered.
For more information please visit the official website.