Recent graduates in journalism, international relations or law at the master’s level or beyond are eligible for a human rights fellowship program.

Human Rights Watch (HRW) presents the Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship. Fellows will work with HRW in New York or Washington for one year monitoring human rights developments worldwide, conducting on-site investigations, drafting reports, media outreach and more.

Fellowships begin September 2014 and offer a US$55,000 salary with benefits.

Ideal candidates possess a strong background in human rights with an intent to pursue a career in the field. Requirements include research and field experience, analytic skills and English fluency. Proficiency in a second language is a plus.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two recommendation letters, an unpublished writing sample and a graduate school transcript.

The deadline to apply is Oct. 16.

For more information, click here.

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