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January 21, 2015
This is your friendly reminder from the Human Rights Program that there are several post-graduate fellowship opportunities with deadlines in February and March.
We strongly advise you to tap into the wisdom and generosity of Judy Murciano, Fellowships Director, who is available for advising now and throughout the year. She is, without a doubt, one of the best resources available at HLS.
A couple of pressing deadlines are worth noting: Materials for the University Traveling Fellowships (The Kennedy, Knox and Shelton Traveling Fellowships, as they are collectively known, and the Australian Graduate Research Fellowships) must be submitted to Judy, by hard copy, the week of Feb. 2, so that she can write nominating letters by Feb. 13. The fellowships support a full academic year of research or study abroad for Harvard graduate/doctoral students or 2015 graduates of one of Harvard’s professional schools.
Applications for the Ford Foundation’s Post-Graduate Fellowship in Public Interest Law are due to OPIA by February 9. The fellowship funds one year of full-time work at a Ford Foundation grantee organization beginning in fall 2015. Only 3Ls, clerks, and JD alumni presently on 1 year fellowships may apply. Strong preference will be given to 3Ls.
The application for the Public Service Venture Fund is due March 2 for work in the public interest at either a non-profit or government agency. Strong preference for 3Ls, but clerks and LLMs may apply. All materials must be submitted online.
HRP also offers two post-graduate fellowships—the Henigson and the Satter—both of which have deadlines in early March. To find out more about those fellowships, please join us on Jan. 30 for an informational session at noon in WCC 4059.
October 8, 2013
“1L Job Search Strategy Session”
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Please join us for pizza and an event designed to provide advice to 1Ls seeking summer public interest opportunities abroad. Topics for discussion include: how to determine what kinds of jobs to pursue; how to research employers; how to land a summer job; application logistics, including timing; and summer funding programs, including the Chayes International Public Service Fellowship and Human Rights Program Summer Internships. This session is co-sponsored by OPIA, International Legal Studies, the Human Rights Program, and the Office of Student Financial Services.
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