The Mgrublian Center for Human Rights

2018 Human Rights Sponsored Internship Program

The Mgrublian Center for Human Rights is now accepting applications for the 2018 Sponsored Internship Program.  The Center provides students with grants of up to $5,000 to support domestic or international internships that engage undergraduates in the field(s) of human rights, Holocaust, or genocide studies.  The program is open to all CMC freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.  

Partnered Internship Opportunities

In addition to the Sponsored Internship program, the Center also supports partnered internship opportunities with leading human rights organizations.  Applications are currently being accepted for the following internships for summer 2018:

2017-18 Programming

Fall Semester

  • September 20th, 3:30-5pm:  Research Institute Open House, Kravis Center 3rd Floor.
  • September 25th, 6pm (dinner) / 6:45pm (program): Valentino Achak Deng, Education and Economic Empowerment in South Sudan.  CMC Athenaeum.
  • October 9th, 6pm (dinner) / 6:45pm (program): Evgeny Finkel, Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust. CMC Athenaeum. 
  • November 3rd, 11:30am (lunch/program): Pavel Cernoch, The European Refugee Crisis, Parents Dining Room, CMC Athenaeum. 
  • November 3rd, 7-10pm: Human Rights Benefit Concert, McKenna Auditorium.  FREE!
  • November 10th, 11:45am-1pm (lunch/program): Human Rights Legal Clinic Lunch & Info Session with Mark Palmer (CMC'88 P'19) and Nazareth Haysbert. 
  • November 15th, 12:15pm (lunch/program): Eric Bordenkircher, The Refugee Predicament in Lebanon, KRV 321.
  • November 19th, 7-8pm:  Human Rights Film Series:  The Children Were Watching, Claremont Hall Lounge.

Spring Semester

  • February 2nd, 7:00pm:  Human Rights Film Series:  TAXI, Davidson Lecture Hall.  Pizza provided.
  • February 7th, 11:45am (lunch/program):  Anoush Baghdassarian '17, Coming "Home": Documenting 100 years of Displacement of Syrian-Armenians, Parents Dining Room, CMC Athenaeum.
  • February 22nd, 7:00pmBorn Into Brothels - Calcutta's Red Light Kids, film screening, the CARE Center - CMC.
  • February 28th, 2:45pm: Dishonour, film screening and class discussion, co-sponsored with the Gender & Sexuality Studies Department. Bauer South Forum, CMC.
  • March 1st, 6:00pm:  Monsters to Destroy, presentation by Ben Tumin (Pomona '12), Parents Dining Room, CMC Athenaeum. 
  • March 21st, 4:15pm: Music and the Fabric of Post-Genocide Society in Cambodia: Past, Present, and Future, presentation by Sophy Keo, Bosba Panh, and Chinary Ung.  VitaNova Hall, Scripps College.
  • March 22nd, 4:15pm:  Film Screening: The Village Under the Forest, followed by Q&A with filmmaker Heidi Grunebaum and CMC Professor James Morrison, LC 62 (Freeberg Forum) - CMC.
  • March 23rd, 12:00pm: Humans of Claremont lunch, featuring  Princess Usanase '21. KRV 361. RSVP
  • March 23rd, 2:00pm - 4:30pm: Self-Defense Workshop, sponsored by Power of Women Task Force, Tiernan Field House (Scripps).  Register!
  • March 29th, 5:30pm:  Careers in Human Rights networking panel and dinner. Parents Dining Room, CMC.
  • April 12th, 6:00pm (dinner) / 6:45pm (program):  Sarah Leah Whitson, Human Rights Abuses and the Role of US Policy in the Middle East, CMC Athenaeum. 
  • April 16th, 11:45am (lunch/program): Asli Ü. Bâli, Authoritarian Consolidation and the Criminalization of Knowledge Production in the Middle East, CMC Athenaeum.
  • April 19th, 7:30pm: Intent to Destroy, documentary film screening, Laemmle Theater, Claremont Village.
  • April 27th, 2:30-4:00pm:  Mgrublian Center Human Rights Fellowship Presentations, RN 15.

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