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Jobs and Funding

Current Openings

This position will provide leadership on the Center’s offer of meaningful, life-changing human rights-related experiences for graduate and undergraduate students--both in and out of the classroom. The position will administer existing Human Rights Center (HRC) programs and will be responsible for developing and cultivating new programmatic educational, research and experiential learning opportunities for students locally, nationally and internationally.

The Director will lead on projects related to the intersections of business, science, technology and human rights, the UN Global Compact and University-wide engagement in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2030. The position will oversee student engagement, organize key events and initiatives, and maintain and strengthen cooperation with professional schools and other partners. 


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
See more details and apply below.

Apply by April 5

Human Rights Center

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300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2790
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