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John Lemieux Student Fellowship Program -  2023/2024

The program offers an opportunity for three graduate and undergraduate students at Concordia University to gain an experiential learning experience and develop practical skills in the field of human rights.

The Student Fellowship program is designed for individuals at Concordia University who are committed to the promotion and protection of human rights, in particular in the fields of mass atrocity prevention, human security, peacebuilding and emerging technologies. It provides students with the opportunity to learn about and deepen their understanding of human rights, strengthen their skills in developing project proposals and organizing events, gain first-hand exposure to human rights mechanisms, and to meet with a wide-range of stakeholders in Montreal, Canada and internationally.

Remuneration and Length of Program

$5000 per Fellowship; 10 hours per week; October 2022 to mid-April 2023 (8 months).

The Fellows are not expected to work during Concordia University holidays & closures.

Fellowship Requirement and Qualifications

Candidates enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level university program at Concordia University in the field of international relations, political science, public policy, communications and journalism, amongst others. Successful applicants will have an excellent academic record and work experience in the field is considered an asset. The Youth Fellows will be expected to contribute to MIGS’ mandate.

Application deadline: the 2023-2024 Fellows have been selected

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