On The Job! RFK Fellowship(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices)
The D.C.-based Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, about which we've frequently posted, is seeking applications for its 2010-2011 Social Justice Fellowship, which provides invaluable training and experience for a recent law school graduate preparing for a career in human rights. The 1-year position will begin this September.
Duties include, but are not limited to, conducting extensive research on behalf of the the 2010 RFK Human Rights Award laureate and working with the RFK Center Director and staff to develop long-term strategies in support of that laureate.Qualifications sought include: experience with domestic and international human rights mechanisms; working knowledge of the U.N. and human rights systems; communications and interpersonal skills. Fluency in Spanish, French or Arabic is strongly preferred. Application deadline is August 27, 2010; details here.