Don’t miss this opportunity, seize the time! Work for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain

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Organization: Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) fosters awareness of and support for democracy and human rights in Bahrain and the Middle East. Their work: in their communities, they raise awareness of key issues by hosting events with an emphasis on bringing speakers from the Bahraini-American community and from Bahrain to the US to meet with lawmakers, US government officials, and other non-profit organizations. In the non-profit sector, they work closely with other leading human rights organizations in the US, Bahrain, and Europe to strengthen advocacy efforts.In Congress and the executive branch, they develop relationships with key legislative representatives and government officials to create sustainable improvements in US foreign policy that support and strengthen human rights in Bahrain. Internationally, they work with activists and non-governmental organizations to raise awareness of the human rights situation in Bahrain among UN officials, state representatives to the UN, and European parliament leaders. In the media, they work to increase awareness of the human rights situation in Bahrain by promoting and distributing news and information regarding events taking place within Bahrain, and by serving as a source of expertise in interviews and in written publications. In Bahrain, they support the work of leaders in the democracy and human rights movement by facilitating connections between them and US policymakers, other government officials, and leading non-profit organizations in the US


Duty Station: Washington, DC


Open to: Everyone with all the qualifications


Timeframe: 9 months


Deadline: Not specified


Job description: Communications Fellows will:

- develop and implement the communications and media strategy for ADHRB and its organizational initiatives

- manage ADHRB’s media relations and communications, including the website, weekly newsletter, and social media accounts

- effectively strategize with ADHRB staff to disseminate key institutional deliverables—reports, op-eds, press releases, policy briefs—to appropriate media outlets and other relevant audience

- edit, package, and place op-eds and assist as needed in the drafting and editing of other written products to maintain publicity goals

- manage media requests, including electronic media, television, radio, print, and other general press inquiries

- develop and oversee, in coordination with staff, special projects requiring press or marketing, including campaigns, videos, and other multimedia

- manage production of all marketing and promotional materials for ADHRB

- advise on strategic messaging and long-term planning

- copyedit and revise all communications as needed

- recommend and maintain website design and operation to optimize functionality

- track and document analytics for all media and communications platforms in order to develop strategies on how best to grow outreach

- perform administrative and other duties as required

- manage interns as needs require

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will:

-  have a recent M.A. in communications or a related field

- demonstrate excellent writing, editorial, oral communication, and presentation skills

- show versatility in writing for all media platforms

- possess highly adept skills in managing multiple social media accounts, especially Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

- exhibit the skills necessary for maintaining and enhancing webpages to promote readership

- have experience with creating multimedia products and social media promotion

- be an adept team player with excellent interpersonal skills

- work well under deadline

- be able to commit to 40 hours/week for ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­9 months of employment

Wage/fees: The Communications Fellowship is a paid fellowship position. ADHRB is happy to host fellows that may receive additional outside funding from third-party grants or fellowships


Application process: To apply, please email:

- your resume or CV

- a cover letter

- a writing sample (10 pages max.)

- a list of three professional references, which identify their relationship to you and contact information

Please send your application materials to jobs[at] with “Communications Fellow” in the subject line


Useful links:



Contact information:

Contact ADHRB

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Do you wanna live an unic experience in France? International selections to study at Paris are now open: apply now! 


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Organization: École Normale Supérieure (Normal Superior School) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the metropolis of Paris and it was established in 1974. It's accredited and recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche. It's a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution, it offers courses and programs such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study: philosophi, mathematics, arts. The most important aim in the school is the training of professors, researchers and public administrators


Duty Station: Paris


Open to: All the students with the qualifications


Timeframe: 2 or 3 academic years depending on your Master choice


Deadline: 1st  of february 2017


Job description: International selections are open:

- for outstanding students

- in 2 steps : selection based upon dossier, then oral and written tests for the short listed candidates

- avialable positions : 10 for students in Sciences and 10 for students in Arts and Humanities

- three years grant to prepare a master at ENS (or one of our partner institutions), as well as ENS Diploma (ranked as a master)



- Candidates must not be after their 26th birthday on December 1st:

- Candidates must not have applied to the International Selection before

- Candidates must not have lived in France more than 10 months during the academic year of the selection (September 1st – August 31st) nor the previous year

- Candidates must justify at least one year of undergraduate studies awarded by a foreign university during the calendar year preceding the start of application

- Candidates justify at least two years of undergraduate studies in a foreign university, on the 1st of September following admission


Wage/fees: Tuition fees for the academic years


Application process: You can find all the information about the application here. There are two different application process depending on your master choice: Sciences or Arts&Humanities


Useful links:

École normale supérieure

Open call


Contact information:

École normale supérieure

45, rue d’Ulm

75230 Paris cedex 05 – France

Tél. 33 (0) 1 44 32 31 98


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Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of our peace centers. 

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ORGANIZATION: The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. The Rotary Foundation helps fund our humanitarian activities, from local service projects to global initiatives. Your club or district can apply for grants from the Foundation to invest in projects and provide scholarships. The Foundation also leads the charge on worldwide Rotary campaigns such as eradicating polio and promoting peace. In just over a decade, the Rotary Peace Centers have trained more than 900 fellows for careers in peace building. Many of them go on to serve as leaders in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank


DUTY STATION: There are a lot of universities which the Rotary Foundation has established partnerships with and they are widely spread al around the world which The Rotary Foundation has established partnerships


OPEN TO: The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Our fellows are committed to community and international service and the pursuit of peace.


TIMEFRAME: Programs last 15 to 24 months and require a practical internship of two to three months during the academic break. For experienced professionals working in peace-related fields who want to enhance their professional skills, Rotary offers a three-month program in peace and conflict prevention and resolution at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand

DEADLINE: 31 May 2017

DESCRIPTION: These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses. You can apply for two offers: 

1. DIPLOMA OF MASTER: The studies, focusing on various aspects of the peace, preventing and resolving conflicts, taking place at some of the most prestigious international universities. The programs last between 15 and 24 months and require an internship of two / three months during the academic year hiatus. The scholarships offered by Rotary, up to a maximum of 50 a year, allow to study at the following universities: 

-Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

-International Christian University, Japan

-University Of Bradford, England

-University Of Queensland, Australia

-Uppsala University, Sweden

2. CERTIFICATE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: This program, which lasts three months, is aimed at professionals already experts in the field of peace. The course, held in Thailand at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand includes an internship of 2-3 weeks. Every year there are up to a maximum of 50 scholarships

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must meet the following requirements:

- Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly recommended

- Strong commitment to international understanding and peace as demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal or community service

- Excellent leadership skills

- Master's degree applicants: minimum three years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, bachelor's degree

- Certificate applicants: minimum five years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, strong academic background

Rotary Peace Fellowships may not be used for doctoral study. And the following people are not eligible for the master's degree program:

- Active and honorary Rotary members

- Employees of a Rotary club or district, Rotary International, or other Rotary entity

- Spouses, lineal descendants (children or grandchildren by blood or legal adoption), spouses of lineal descendants, or ancestors (parents or grandparents by blood) of any living person in these categories

- Former Rotary members and their relatives as described above (within 36 months of their resignation)

Take the eligibility quiz

APPLICATION PROCESS: Find everything you need to complete the application process on the Peace Fellowships Application page


Rotary Peace Fellowship application instructions

Rotary Peace Fellowship Application FAQs

USEFUL INFORMATION: Rotary Peace Fellows obtain a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution, or a master's degree in international relations, sustainable development, peace studies and conflict resolution. The fellowships by Rotary Peace includes: tuition fees, room and board, travel round-trip expenses, and internship / field studies


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Edited by Sara Candido

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The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly International Secretariat regularly engages eight or nine graduate students of political science, law and international relations from universities in OSCE countries as Research Fellows

Organization: The Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE is the parliamentary dimension of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, whose 57 participating States span the geographical area from Vancouver to Vladivostok. The primary task of the 323-member Assembly is to facilitate inter-parliamentary dialogue, an important aspect of the overall effort to meet the challenges of democracy throughout the OSCE area


Duty station: Copenhagen and Vienna


Open to: Graduate students


Timeframe: Fellowship positions are available twice a year for six months periods. Autumn session intake: September/October - Spring session intake: February/March


Deadline: Autumn intake: 1 May of each year - Spring intake: 1 October


Job description: Students join the International Secretariat in order to gain practical experience in the field of international affairs, and the Assembly, in turn, benefits from increased language capacity as well as a strong research capacity. The primary duty of Research Fellows is to conduct substantive research on various projects for the Assembly and to provide assistance to its officials and staff members. Research Fellows regularly prepare briefing reports for parliamentary delegations, including for election observation missions and official visits by Parliamentary Assembly Members. They also assist in the planning and execution of meetings of the Assembly, work with Assembly Committees, follow the work of OSCE Field Missions, and assist in the drafting of various Assembly reports. In addition, Fellows are at times asked to help draft speeches and statements and write papers on special projects undertaken by the Assembly's Secretariat. They also assist with day-to-day practical work in the office such as copying, filing and other necessary chores



- graduate students between the ages of 21 and 26 with strong research and writing abilities and a solid academic background in political science, law or international relations

- citizens of OSCE participating States

- specific interests in the politics of the OSCE region, and particularly the former Soviet Union, are desirable

- excellent written and spoken English is required (this is the working language)

- one other official OSCE language (French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish) is desirable

- computer skills for word-processing and research are necessary


Wage/fees: Housing is provided free of charge and all Research Fellows receive a small stipend of 564 euros per month, which covers minimum living expenses in Copenhagen or Vienna


Application process: Applications must include: the completed application form; a short cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a transcript of grades; two letters of recommendation; a recent photograph. Please submit completed applications either by post or by email to:

Dana Bjerregaard - Assistant to the Secretary General

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Tordenskjoldsgade 1

1055 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Tel.: +45 33 37 80 40

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Useful links: Fellowship OSCE-PA


Contact information: Consult the information above


Edited by Tatiana Camerota

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The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program offers opportunity to young researchers in Canadian governamental laboratories and research units. Keep on reading to know more about it!

Organization: NSERC (National Scientific and Engineering Research Council of Canada) aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence. NSERC invests in people by supporting postsecondary students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies


Duty Station: Canada


Open To: Applicants of all nationalities with a doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering are eligible (There are no restrictions on the nationality of applicants, but awards are subject to a citizenship quota.)


Timeframe: Fellowships are awarded for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second and third year, at the discretion of the government department concerned


Deadline: None – open throughout the year. Applications are processed and reviewed as they are received


Job description: The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories (VF) Program provides promising emerging scientists and engineers with the opportunity to work with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions. The number of awards varies according to the budgets of participating departments and agencies

Departments and agencies that support fellowships (some changes may occur in this list): Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Conservation Institute, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, Health Canada, Industry Canada, National Defence, Natural Resources Canada, Parks Canada



- doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering from a recognized university within the past five years. Your application will be accepted if you are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized university and you will complete all requirements for your degree within six months of submitting your application

- academic excellence

- research ability or potential

- communication skills

- interpersonal and leadership abilities

- justification for location of tenure and potential benefits to the government department


Wage/Fees: $50,503 salary per year (one year, renewable for up to two more years)


Application process:

To create or access an application, select On-line System Login. To view forms and instructions, select PDF Forms and Instructions. Moreover, applicants must consult and fill in the Terms and Conditions of Applying Form and Form 200 – Application for an Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship, an Industrial R&D Fellowship or a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories (PDF form available online).

Selection committees will be responsible for the pre-selection of applicants, recommending only the most meritorious applicants whose names will be placed on the inventory of approved candidates for a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories.


Useful links:


NSERC website


Contact information:

General Inquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Toll free: 1-855-275-2861 - Fax: 613-992-5337

Mailing Address:


350 Albert Street

16th Floor

Ottawa, ON


For more information, consult the Contact list


Edited by Tatiana Camerota

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