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Request for Proposal: Research and Advocacy Grants for Summer 2020

This grant will support current graduate/law students to develop and implement research or advocacy projects during summer 2020. We encourage applications from across all UD academic units. Successful proposals will focus on applied research or advocacy, including: community-based research or service projects, projects assessing human rights advocacy or engaging in advocacy.

Award Details:

  • $1,000 stipend (may be considered taxable income) to be deposited in student bursar account
  • Additional funding is available to support travel and other approved expenses
  • Open to all registered graduate/law students, including graduate assistants (must be enrolled in Fall 2020)
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA required
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Apply by Feb. 21

HRC partners with OpenGlobalRights (OGR) in planning and promoting the Center’s biannual conference Social Practice of Human Rights - SPHR 2017 and SPHR 2019, as well as additional programs and projects to deepen our vital commitment to advancing human rights.  The HRC is seeking a student intern to support this partnership. 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare various types of marketing materials to promote HRC and OGR’s work, partnerships and publications on and off campus
  • Support the OGR team in exploring and developing new educational mediums and platforms for OGR content
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of HRC’s key initiatives including SPHR, and the Romero Award as well as conducting independent research and advocacy projects.
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Apply by Jan. 31
The Student Engagement Intern will contribute to and lead on research and student engagement projects and programs of the Center. At times, the intern may also provide assistance to the communications coordinator, senior administrative assistant and faculty/staff in the office.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop innovative student engagement projects related to human rights education, research and advocacy on campus and in the community
  • Coordinate student ambassador program; identify UD student programs that are interested in including a Human Rights Center representative in their organization and create partnerships with these groups
  • Facilitate partnerships with professors to identify and communicate student opportunities (internships, working groups, volunteer job opportunities, etc)
  • Assist with creation of campus-wide programming and presentations related to human rights and sustainable development to effect positive
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The student intern will contribute to and lead on marketing and communications tasks, student engagement projects and programs of the Center. The intern will also provide assistance to the communications coordinator, and at times, the senior administrative assistant and faculty/staff in the office.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with social media content creation, organization, posting, engagement and overall strategy implementation
  • Develop student engagement projects related to human rights education, research and advocacy on campus and in the community
  • Aid and collaborate with MarComm team on the blog: pitching ideas, organizing content, creating outlines, and editing
  • Assist with website updates, which includes: learning browser-based content management system, minor editing of current project & initiative webpages, and creation of new webpages
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Apply by Jan. 31

In an effort to extend the reach of The Moral Courage Project, we seek individuals capable of developing a dynamic curriculum for educators to use to teach our materials in their classrooms.

Undergraduate students from UD’s School of Education with the relevant qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in identifying learning outcomes
  • Create and design a modular curriculum for educators to use as appropriate to their contexts
  • Draft a sequence of lessons, exercises, and assignments
  • Develop assessment tools
  • Assist in efforts to secure an initial cohort of teachers to use the curriculum
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Apply by Jan. 31

Job: #3362505

Undergraduate students who have been selected for the MCP 2020 on the Right to Clean Water with the relevant qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to travel for several short fieldwork trips in June and July
  • Prepare for fieldwork trips by identifying and contacting potential interview subjects
  • Conduct and transcribe interviews
  • Engage in creative analysis of interviews collected by team previously while in Kentucky and integrate with new material from Michigan sites
  • Assist with the continuity of the work of the Moral Courage Project
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The intern will contribute to The Moral Courage Project and lead on research projects and programs of the Center. At times, the intern may also provide assistance to the communications coordinator, senior administrative assistant and faculty/staff in the office. 

Undergraduate students from any major on campus with the relevant qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
  • Support the Project Coordinator with the maintenance, planning and execution of the Moral Courage Project.
  • Promote exhibits to potential hosts
  • Carry out logistical responsibilities with respect to shipping and receiving of exhibits
  • Conduct outreach to educators for potential use of digital materials
  • Design and manage social media strategy
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Apply by Jan. 31
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Human Rights Center

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2790
937-229-3294
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