Internships with the Center
The Center is seeking BC undergraduate research assistants for Summer 2023 and the 2023-2024 academic year.
- Conduct and support Center research programs
- Work on campus initiatives to engage BC students in current human rights issues, particularly related to the human rights of migrants
- Write briefs and reports on Center events
- Assist with committee work such as writing and fundraising for partner project Martín-Baró Initiative for Wellbeing and Human Rights at Grassroots International
- Help with social media efforts
- Commitment to work 10-15 hours/week during the summer, and continue work for the Center during subsequent academic year at a lesser number of hours weekly
- Interest in human rights issues, including the human rights of migrants and/or issues of transitional justice in post-conflict situations
- Strong writing, organizational and communication skills
Prior research experience a plus
- Fluency in Spanish a plus but not necessary
Note that this is a paid position. Preference given to current BC juniors.
APPLY BY MARCH 14 BELOW WITH 1-2 PAGE STATEMENT OF INTEREST AND RESUME!
The Neal S. Rubin/Roseanne L. Flores Student Research Awards in Psychology and Human Rights
Division 52, International Psychology, offers The Rubin/Flores Student Research Awards which seek to inspire students to explore and to think critically about the intersection of psychology and human rights. The awards recognize the contributions of undergraduate and graduate students in psychology throughout the world to advance human rights globally. This award has been established to encourage students to integrate human rights into the science, application and intervention models in our field.
Award recipients will receive a check for $100 and will be recognized at Division 52 meetings at the APA Annual Convention.
Nominations deadline is March 15, 2023
All nominations must be made online. The nomination consists of:
- Student contact information
- Name of program, year in program (undergraduate or graduate)
- Division 52 membership status (must be a Student Affiliate member or applying for membership at the time of application)
- 1000 (maximum) word summary of research that describes the purpose, method, analysis, results, and discussion of your research (excluding references and one table or figure which may be added). The summary may be composed in the student’s native language (accompanied by an English translation, including Google translation). Please exclude all identifying information in the research summary document.
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume.
- Name and contact information for faculty advisor/sponsor/or supervisor
- Endorsement letter from faculty member/sponsor/or supervisor who is advising/sponsoring this research, including confirmation that research was an independent project, thesis, or dissertation conducted during undergraduate or graduate program; and assurance of student’s good standing in the undergraduate or graduate program.
Make a Nomination
All nominations must be made online here
Questions? Contact Student Awards Chair Ms. Erinn Cameron about APA Division 52 Rubin/Flores Student Research Awards in Psychology and Human Rights.
For more information about this award, please use the following link to the Division 52 website: The Neal S. Rubin/Roseanne L. Flores Student Research Awards in Psychology and Human Rights – APA Division 52 – International Psychology (div52.net)
Summer Internship with the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program
2023 Summer HIRCP Internship Program
The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program at Harvard Law School (“HIRCP”) is now accepting applications for its 2023 Summer Internship Program. HIRCP, in partnership with Greater Boston Legal Services, is one of the oldest immigrants’ rights clinical programs in the country. HIRCP represents clients seeking immigration protection in administrative tribunals, pursues impact litigation seeking to advance immigrants’ rights, and engages with community-based organizations on policy advocacy strategies.
HIRCP is seeking to hire both law student interns and undergraduate interns who are interested in working with HIRCP faculty and staff on cases and projects. Interns are expected to commit to at least 10 weeks and the internship program will run between the end of April 2023 to the end of August 2023.
Law student interns should indicate on their application whether they are interested in working with HIRCP’s Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Clinic or HIRCP’s Crimmigration Clinic. The Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Clinic primarily represents clients seeking different forms of humanitarian protection in the United States and the Crimmigration Clinic primarily works on issues concerning the intersection of criminal law and immigration law. Law student interns placed in either clinic can expect to work on a range cases and projects, including direct representation, appellate litigation, district court litigation, and policy advocacy.
Undergraduate interns will work with HIRCP’s faculty and staff on administrative tasks ,country conditions research for cases involving humanitarian protection and also social media for the two clinics and interpreting for clients and translating documents when appropriate. Undergraduate interns should indicate on their application whether they speak any languages other than English and their fluency level.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, writing sample, and contact information for two references to Anna Weick at email@example.com. The deadline for applying is January 30, 2023. Early applications are encouraged as offers will be made on a rolling basis.