Human Rights Center Summer Fellowship Program

The Human Rights Center offers competitive fellowships for law students to take otherwise unpaid summer placements in the field of human rights and international law. Through the generous support of Human Rights Center alumni and donors, the Fellowship Program makes it possible for Minnesota Law students to gain hands-on training and experience in the field while also increasing the capacity of high-impact organizations.

Since 1991, the Human Rights Center has supported more than 600 summer fellows to work at more than 360 organizations in over 90 countries.

How to Apply

For more information on the Fellowship Program and how to apply, please see the Fellowship Guide and the 2024 Application Form

Support the Human Rights Center Fellowship Program

The Human Rights Center is able to make these opportunities possible for our students thanks to the continued support of our alumni and other supporters. To make a direct impact to support talented students and their host organizations, please consider a gift to the Human Rights Center Fellowship Program.

In addition to the Human Rights Center Fellowship, we are honored to offer the following named fellowships:

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