Opportunities for Students: Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Internships

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

The Rapoport Center offers fall, spring, and summer internships to undergraduates who are interested in working in the field of human rights and social justice. Interns play an important role at the Rapoport Center, and support various initiatives depending on their backgrounds, interests, and the needs of the Center.

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The Barbara Harlow Endowed Internship in Human Rights and Social Justice

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

The Barbara Harlow Endowed Internship in Human Rights and Social Justice honors the life and work of Barbara Harlow (1948-2017), who held the Louann and Larry Temple Centennial Professor of English Literature at the University of Texas at Austin. She was a committed colleague, friend, and mentor to countless students, activists, and intellectuals. As a collaboration between the Rapoport Center and the Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDPs), the internship aims to introduce BDP students to Harlow’s scholarship and activism, and to encourage them to imagine future trajectories for her work.

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Contribute to the Working Paper Series

The Rapoport Center is currently soliciting papers for its Working Paper Series (WPS). We encourage submissions from scholars of all disciplines as well as from activists and advocates.

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Immigration Clinic

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024

Law students in the Immigration Clinic gain hands-on experience representing vulnerable low-income immigrants from all over the world before the immigration and federal courts and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Immigration Clinic also offers annual undergraduate legal internships for students considering law school and/or interested working in the fields of immigration and human rights.

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Undergraduate Concentration in Human Rights & Social Justice

The Undergraduate Concentration in Human Rights & Social Justice, offered in collaboration with the Bridging Disciplines Program (BDP), introduces students to the interdisciplinary study and practice of human rights at home and around the world.

Human Rights Job Board

NYU's Center for Human Rights & Global Justice maintains a page for job postings and similar opportunities in the human rights field that may be of interest to current students as well as postgraduates.