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Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking

Rice University is accepting applications for year-long faculty fellowships to participate in the inaugural Rice Seminar "Human Trafficking - Past and Present: Crossing Boundaries, Crossing Disciplines." Seeking applicants from any rank (postdoc to senior) and all disciplines whose research interests intersect with the humanistic and scientific study of slavery and human trafficking from the Classical era to the present. Fellows will take part in a year-long academic think tank, leading to the publication of papers in an edited collection with a major university press. We offer $60,000 salary, benefits, and a research/relocation allowance. Deadline January 17, 2012; visit for details and to apply.

Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN)

Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN)'s mission is to be a forum for international practitioners and supporters to learn, network, and exchange professional expertise. The core focus of the work is the exchange between practitioners who work in Minnesota-based NGOs that work abroad. Visit the organization's website for more information.

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame ( is searching for a Graduate Program Manager. The Graduate Program Manager administers the Kroc Institute's MA and Ph.D. programs. The MA program enrolls approximately 40 students, many of whom are international students. Students in the program spend five months completing an internship at field site locations around the world. The Ph.D. program will grow to an enrollment of 20-25 students over the next few years.

This position is the main point of contact for students on administrative issues from the time they are admitted into a Kroc Institute academic program until graduation. This includes coordinating travel, housing, and insurance arrangements and payment of stipends; planning and implementing graduate student orientation, workshops and special events; coordinating administration of field internships and masters theses; preparing and updating brochures and handouts about the program; and compiling reports on program activities as requested by the Director of the Masters Program. This position serves as Registrar for the graduate program, assisting students with the registration process and troubleshooting registration issues. Work is occasionally required on evenings and weekends.

A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field required; Masters degree preferred. Candidates should have excellent organizational abilities, knowledge of international programs, written and oral communication skills, flexibility, and an ability to handle a variety of tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Please apply online at to Job #11193 or visit For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit
The University of Notre Dame is committed to diversity ( in its staff, faculty, and student body. As such, we strongly encourage applications from members of minority groups, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who will enhance our community. The University of Notre Dame, an international Catholic research university, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Join ArtCorps and strengthen sustainable development in Central America with your creative talents. Through theater, storytelling, music, digital media and other creative facilitation techniques, ArtCorps Artists educate and inspire people to participate actively in improving the environmental, health and social conditions in their communities. Each ArtCorps artist works directly with a local development organization that is an expert in its field, strengthening their work through the arts.
Artists will:
• Work and live in his or her host community from January 2012 through December 2012. Artists have the option to extend their stay for a second year if agreed upon by the host organization.
• Receive room and board, medical insurance and a small personal stipend.
• Receive training and technical assistance from ArtCorps staff in the region in order to integrate ArtCorps methodology into the host organization.
Apply now for opportunities in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize! For info and initial application, visit The early application deadline is May 15, 2011 and the regular deadline is June 20, 2011.

March 1, 2011 Deadline

International Human Rights Exchange (Johannesburg South Africa / Bard College sponsring)

Dear Colleague:

May we ask for your help in sharing information on the International Human Rights Exchange (IHRE) program in Johannesburg, South Africa with students who may be interested? Our next application deadline is March 1, 2011. We thank you in advance for your assistance. Please find a brief program description below.

International Human Rights Exchange (IHRE)
Johannesburg, South Africa

The International Human Rights Exchange (IHRE) is the world's only full-semester, multidisciplinary program in human rights. The program is housed at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa and is a joint venture with Bard College. Each year -- starting in July and ending in November -- students and faculty from Africa and North America come together to participate in a deep and multifaceted intellectual engagement in human rights. In addition to a required core course, students choose from 12 or more electives exploring human rights from the perspective of a variety of academic disciplines.

IHRE also opens up possibilities for substantive participation in human rights work. Students enrolled in the Engagement with Human Rights course intern with an NGO working on contemporary rights in post-apartheid South Africa. Students also explore human rights challenges in rural South Africa through a Community Human Rights Workshop, visit the Apartheid Museum and other relevant sites, and attend guest lectures from human rights experts from South Africa and around the world.

Application Deadline = March 1, 2011

For more information on the International Human Rights Exchange:

Best wishes,

Jennifer Kloes
International Program Manager
Institute for International Liberal Education / Bard College
Tel: (845) 758-7081

Capital Semester in Washington, DC

Spring 2011: January 12 - April 30, 2011


Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies and held at Georgetown University, Capital Semester combines substantive internships, courses for academic credit, professional development activities, site briefings and lectures led by prominent policy experts. Students choose between two tracks - public policy and political journalism.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of November 1, 2010, but students are encouraged to apply by the early deadline in order to receive 5% off the tuition balance and priority consideration for scholarship awards and internship placement. There is a substantial amount of scholarship funding available, and awards are made based on financial need and merit.

Capital Semester combines hands-on professional experience for 25 hours a week with a challenging academic experience. This fast-paced, residential program provides students from around the world with the opportunities to gain an edge in today's competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.

• Internships - Competitive placements with top sites in Washington, DC.
• Classes - 12 transferable credits from Georgetown University
• Housing - Roommate matching and furnished Capitol Hill apartments in the heart of D.C.
• Guest Lectures - With Washington's top policy and industry experts
• Site Briefings - At the World Bank, State Department, Pentagon and Federal Reserve
• Leadership & Professional Development - Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
• Networking - Interaction with seasoned professionals and student leaders from around of the world
• Scholarships - Generous scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need

For more information and an online application, please visit our website Should you have any questions, please email Dana Faught at or call 1-800-741-6964.

2011-2012 Human Rights Watch Fellowships

These fellowships are open to recent graduates of law schools or graduate programs in journalism, international relations, area studies, or other relevant disciplines from universities worldwide.

For more information on the application process see attached HRW Fellowships 2011-2012.pdf.

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