Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship

Good Governance Yatra
August 6, 2016
Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Scholars Programme
August 6, 2016

Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship

Human Rights Watch is known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.

Fellows typically work full-time in Human Rights Watch’s New York or Washington, D.C. office or in some instances in another location, monitoring human rights developments in various countries, conduct on-site investigations, draft reports on human rights conditions, and engage in advocacy and media outreach aimed at publicizing and curtailing human rights violations.


  • Graduates (at the Master’s level) in law, journalism, international relations, or other relevant studies who will demonstrate a strong background in international human rights
  • Applicants must demonstrate a strong background in international human rights and be committed to building a career in human rights.
  • Research experience and Field Experience, including experience conducting interviews, ideally in the context of human rights research, is required.
  • Proficiency in one language in addition to English is strongly desired as is familiarity with countries or regions where serious human rights violations occur.

Monetary Support: Fellows receive $55,000 plus excellent employer-paid benefits

Duration: 1 year


Tags: Paid Fellowship, International

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