Fellowship Program

The Human Rights Center offers competitive fellowships for law students to take summer placements in the field of human rights and international law. The program ensures students get hands-on training and experience in the field while also supporting high-impact organizations.

Read about the work of our 2021 Fellows.

Read about the work of our 2020 Fellows.

The program is no longer accepting applications for 2021 placements. Check back for 2022 fellowship application deadlines.

Apply to be a Human Rights Fellow

Download the information guide and the application form.

Students apply to the program for funding to support unpaid human rights internships they have secured for themselves. We encourage interested students to reach out to Human Rights Center faculty, staff, and past fellows, to discuss possible placements related to your qualifications and interests. Sign up to receive our bi-weekly mailing with opportunities in the human rights and international law field, including many posts for summer internships.

The Human Rights Center is grateful for the continued support of those who have made these opportunities possible for our students. In addition to individual contributions from past fellows and other supporters, we are honored to offer the following named fellowships:

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