Call for applications: Human rights fellowships

| September 21, 2015

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) presents the Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship. Recent graduates in journalism, international relations, or law at the master’s level and beyond can apply for the fellowship.

Fellows will work with HRW in New York or Washington monitoring human rights developments worldwide, conducting on-site investigations and media outreach, drafting reports, and more.

The year-long fellowships begin September 2016 and offer a US$55,000 salary with benefits.

Ideal candidates will possess a strong background in human rights and intend to pursue a career in the field. Requirements include research and field experience, analytic skills, and English fluency. Proficiency in a second language is a plus.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two recommendation letters, an unpublished writing sample, and a graduate school transcript.

The deadline to apply is October 8, 2015.

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