Friday, October 11, 2013

Public Interest Opportunity of the Week – Center for Gender & Refugee Studies

The Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (CGRS), based at the University of California Hastings College of Law, is seeking law student candidates for our 2014 Judith Stronach Summer Fellow positions. CGRS provides legal expertise, training, and resources to attorneys representing asylum seekers, advocates to protect refugees, advances refugee law and policy, and uses domestic, regional and international mechanisms to address the root causes of persecution.

Summer fellowships positions are full time for 10 or 12 week terms. Fellows are involved in the full range of CGRS’s work and expected to be able to work with minimal supervision.

To apply, candidates should send a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample (5-10) pages, and a list of three references to with the subject line of “2014 Judith Stronach Fellow Position.” The cover letter should explain how your experiences relate to the mission and work of CGRS. Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2013 and stipends are offered to successful applications.

For more information, email Bhavika Shah in the CDO.