The Mgrublian Center for Human Rights

Summer 2019 Human Rights Internships!

Sponsored Internship Program

Applications are now being accepted for our 2019 Sponsored Internship program. The program provides students with grants of up to approximately $5,000 to support internships that engage undergraduates in the field(s) of human rights, Holocaust, or genocide studies.  Internships may cover a wide range of activities, including: working for private or governmental organizations that promote human rights or raise awareness about related issues; undertaking research for a scholarly project (including senior theses); and developing an independent program in a field related to human rights, Holocaust, or genocide studies.  Applications should be submitted online.  Application due date: March 1, 2019.

Partnered Internship Program

The Center is collaborating with leading human rights organizations to offer the following partnered internships for the summer of 2019:

Human Rights Watch (New York, NY) – Communications/Web Team Intern (job ID#2423705)

Claremont Canopy (Claremont, CA) – Refugee Settlement Intern (job ID#2425674)

POLIN Museum (Warsaw, Poland) – Education Department Intern (job ID#2425522)

Enough Project (Washington, D.C.) -  Advocacy/Policy Intern (job ID#2425405)

Funding for these internships will be provided by the Center.  Applications should be submitted online using the job ID links provided.  Application due date: March 4, 2019.

Spring 2019 Events

January 29, 5-6pm (Rose Hills Theater, Pomona College) - From White Nationalism to Peace Activism: T.M. Garret’s Story.

February 7, 11:45am (CMC Athenaeum) A Foreigner and a Stranger: The Life, Death, and Legacy of a Jewish Woman Writer in 20th-Century France, Susan Suleiman, Professor of Literature (Harvard University). 

February 8, 12pm (KRV 361, CMC) - Humans of Claremont, student lunch series featuring Theresa Aronson (SCR ‘22).  Theresa will discuss the influence of Latin American civil wars in the '80s on present-day federal corruption and gang violence, specifically focusing on US involvement and discourse. 

February 14, 6:30pm (CARE Center, CMC) - Film screening, I Am Not Your Negro by James Baldwin. Sponsored by the Amnesty International chapter at CMC. 

February 19, 5:30pm (Davidson Lecture Room, CMC) - Film screening:  Roma. Join us for a screening of the film followed by Q&A.  Pizza and refreshments provided. Co-sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at CMC.

February 22, 2-4:30pm (McKenna Auditorium, CMC) - 10th Annual Women and Leadership Workshop: Redefining Work and Life. Co-sponsored by Berger Institute, and Kravis Leadership Institute at CMC.

February 27, 6pm (CMC Athenaeum) The Cultivation of Compassionate Reasoning as a New Approach to Conflict Resolution, Genocide Prevention, and Human Rights Training, Marc Gopin, Professor and Director of CRDC (Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution), The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University.

March 5, 6pm (CMC Athenaeum)Finding the Good: Reclaiming and Reframing Rwanda, Carl Wilkens, founder of World Outside My Shoes and former head of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency International in Rwanda.

March 28, 5:30pm (Parents Dining Room) - Human Rights Career Panel and Dinner.

March 29, 12pm (KRV 361): Humans of Claremont, student lunch series.

April 5, 5pm (Pomona College, Hahn 101) - The Missing Pages: The Modern Life of a Medieval Manuscript from Genocide to Justice.  Heghnar Watenpaugh, Professor of Art History, Urban and Architectural History in Islamic Societies, UC Davis.

April 18, 6pm (CMC Athenaeum) - Global Challenges to Human Rights Today, Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, Jordanian diplomat and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (2014-18).

May 2, 3-5pm (Roberts North 15) - Mgrublian Center Human Rights Fellowship Presentations.

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