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John Lemieux Student Fellowship Program -  2023/2024

Strategic Management Fellow - Winter and Spring 2024

The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) at Concordia University invites applications for its John Lemieux Student Fellowship Program beginning in 2024 Winter term academic year. The program offers an opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students at Concordia University to gain an experiential learning experience and develop practical skills.

About MIGS

MIGS is Canada’s leading university-based  think tank working at the intersection of human rights, conflict and emerging technologies. MIGS serves as a leadership and ideas incubator that convenes stakeholders with the goal of developing better policies to protect human rights. MIGS convenes experts and proposes concrete policy recommendations to human rights challenges. 

Remuneration and Length of Program

$5000 per Fellowship

Working hours: 10 hours per week

The Fellowship will last from February 2024 to end of May 2024

Fellowship Requirement and Qualifications

Candidates enrolled in an undergraduate or  graduate-level university program at Concordia in the field of management, finance, and business administration. Successful applicants will have an excellent academic record and work experience in the field is considered an asset. 

The Strategic Management Fellow will assist the Executive Director and MIGS staff and fellows in developing a new governance model, seeking strategic opportunities and help the institute grow its presence in Canada and Internationally.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop a strategic work plan for the Institute

  • Develop a potential business model and help the Executive Director set up an advisory board for the Institute

  • Provide assistance with administrative tasks and fundraising proposals

  • Other related duties as required

Selection Criteria

A review panel will use the application materials to consider if applicants possess the skills and capacities needed for the Fellowship. In assessing each application, MIGS will consider:

  • The candidate’s knowledge in management and business, including planning and budgeting, operation management, accounting, and short-term and long-term decision-making in business.

  • Research, analytical and critical Thinking Skills

  • The candidate’s ability to deliver on commitments

Application and Deadline

Applications must be submitted by email to by 10 February

Applicants must write an application letter on how they would contribute to MIGS’ projects and team, and should also send an up to date CV.


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